With many traders positioning themselves ahead of the midterm elections – and what the results may mean for congressional control and various policies – today’s article highlights one potential trade idea focused on one specific sector: financials. For the particulars of this trade idea – a covered call which the author sees as low-risk and “probably the optimal way to trade the scenario” – CLICK HERE.
“REITs are unique in terms of their ability to grow moats,” states the author of today’s article. He identifies two levers that can be used to build this competitive advantage – scale and cost of capital – and notes that “REITs that generate the best long-term performance have typically demonstrated that they must capitalize on both (scale and cost of capital) to become the greatest moat-worthy REITs.” He proceeds to highlight 12 REITs that may be among the most moat-worthy. For more, CLICK HERE.
While the stock market is a great way to build wealth, with markets near record-highs – and no lack of calls of an impending correction – it may not seem like the best option right now. Fortunately, the stock market is not the only way to build wealth – and today’s article lays out six wealth-building alternatives that have nothing to do with the stock market. For these six non-stock wealth-building strategies – and some tips and resources for each – CLICK HERE.
“Energy has been on the rebound lately – at least some of it has,” notes the author of today’s article. One area that has lagged the sector as a whole? Oilfield services, which have been negatively affected by issues with the Permian Basin. However, the analyst cited in today’s article still sees near- and long-term buy opportunities among oilfield-services stocks despite the ongoing Permian problem, focusing on “names with solid return on capital profiles, strong growth opportunities, robust free-cash-flow expectations and potential positive catalysts.” For his top picks, CLICK HERE.
With September historically being a weak month for tech stocks (and the market in general), how might one go about trading the FAANG stocks this month and into October? Today’s article examines the price cycles of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google – and what they indicate about how to trade these stocks in the coming weeks. What do the charts have to say about what to buy, what to sell – and when? CLICK HERE.
While the author of today’s article acknowledges the appeal of buying beaten-down stocks, he states that “savvy investors know that stocks on the rise tend to give better and more reliable returns” and that “Identifying breakouts from sound chart patterns is a great way to improve your timing in buying stocks and find the biggest stock winners.” After a brief overview of breakout stocks and how powerful they can be, the author provides some guidance for buying breakout stocks – including what may be the optimal buy range. For more, CLICK HERE.
“When a company beats earnings estimates, revenue estimates, AND raises forward guidance all in one earnings report…That’s what we call an earnings triple play,” explains the author of today’s article – who proceeds to outline a strategy to capitalize on triple plays without the risk associated with buying a company’s stock the day before their earnings report comes out. It all has to do with taking advantage of post-earnings announcement drift (PEAD). For how to deploy this strategy, CLICK HERE.
While investors have been betting against gold, one expert cautions that “time may be running out for the shorts” – and he sees gold prices passing $10,000 an ounce when the current credit bubble pops. What event does he believe will cause the current credit bubble to pop, what will it mean for gold prices – and what does “an interesting idiosyncrasy in the way the Fed values the gold on its balance sheet” have to do with it? CLICK HERE.
The stock highlighted in today’s article already boasts an attractive 4.8% dividend yield – more than double the average yield of S&P 500 stocks. However, if that weren’t enticing for income-seekers, the company has plans to increase its payout by 20% per year through 2022 – leading the author to designate this “a dream stock for dividend investors.” For the company in question (a pipeline master limited partnership) and how it plans to achieve this “high-octane” dividend yield growth (while maintaining a conservative financial profile) CLICK HERE.
While the material that the company highlighted in today’s article produces has increased in price by 20% this year, the company has seen its stock price fall by double digits since the beginning of the year. So is this stock – which pays an attractive dividend – a buy? The author looks at why the shares of this company (and other producers of this material) have been driven down despite the fact that business is good – and why this could represent an opportunity for investors. For more, CLICK HERE.