What you do with your dividend stocks can affect your ultimate profit on any one stock to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars. So how can you make the very most of your dividend stocks and maximize your dividend income? The author of today’s article lays out an example to illustrate just this – a lesson that may be especially relevant now as the longest bull market in history may be nearing its final stages. For more, CLICK HERE.
With further rate cuts expected, low interest rates are here to stay – and income-oriented investors are increasingly turning to dividend-focused funds. However, when it comes to which dividend ETFs are the best, it’s not necessarily the ones with the highest yields. Today’s article highlights five dividend ETFs which have been identified as top picks by analysts taking into consideration “expense ratios, how the funds weigh certain stocks as well as technical factors such as tracking errors.” For these five top-rated dividend ETFs, CLICK HERE.
“Tech stocks can be fickle and volatile — but they can also experience rapid growth in short periods of time,” notes the author of today’s article, who identifies five “up and coming” companies in the technology sector that traders may want to consider keeping an eye on. For these five tech stocks to watch – including a designer and manufacturer of MRI equipment and a company whose stock has seen phenomenal growth (and numerous Buy ratings from analysts) – CLICK HERE.
What lies ahead for the financial markets in the coming months given the ongoing trade war and the inverted yield curve? Will Europe and Japan’s troubles make their way to the U.S.? What would happen if the Fed were to introduce negative interest rates in the U.S. during the next recession? What are investors to do with their money in this challenging market environment, and where are the potential opportunities? In today’s article, renowned market strategist Jim Bianco provides his answers to these questions and more. For more, CLICK HERE.
The best-performing exchange-traded fund of 2019 thus far is a pure-play solar ETF that’s up about 60% — and another top performer is a clean energy ETF that has gained about 35%. Why might investors want to consider solar and clean energy ETFs despite the fact that, as the author of today’s article acknowledges, “These ETFs are usually quite volatile since their fortunes are tied to government subsidies and oil prices” – and what role can niche ETFs such as these play in a portfolio? CLICK HERE.
From the trade war with China to the waning effects of the Trump tax cut to a soaring national debt and more, the author of today’s article warns that “a combination of factors is causing headwinds that the US economy may not be able to overcome” – and that the “economic ax” is likely to fall next year. How might the recession of 2020 come about, how can you prepare your portfolio for it, and what may be “the best strategy for getting ready for the 2020 recession”? CLICK HERE.
Despite a slowing economy, fast-food stocks have been solidly outperforming the broader market this year, with names like Shake Shack, Wendy’s, Chipotle and McDonald’s having seen surges of anywhere from just under 25% (McDonald’s) to nearly 100% (Shake Shack) since January – and today’s article notes that further gains could lie ahead for fast-food stocks, especially compared to full food service stocks. For more, CLICK HERE.
Cheap is hard to come by in the U.S. market today, but one sector that is cheap is retail. And while many retailers are cheap for very good reason as online retail lays waste to many physical retailers, the author of today’s article argues that “Going forward as retail space comes under pressure, it’s not necessarily about online vs retail. It’s about omnichannel, which means it’s about competitive vs weak” – and she proceeds to identify some retailers worth keeping an eye on for potential opportunities as they sport high returns on capital and yet low valuations. For more, CLICK HERE.
With growth in short supply, the author of today’s article focuses in on “a group of companies that [he] think[s] will benefit in the future as more investors look beyond large caps to find growth in other sectors.” More specifically, he screened for stocks priced under $10 with expected earnings growth of 20%+ over the next 3-5 years, and which are “already experiencing some momentum that is usually a catalyst for more gains ahead.” For the six stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
With U.S. firms expected to struggle when it comes to expanding earnings in the coming quarters, Goldman Sachs’ chief equity analyst is recommending that investors focus on companies with higher expected return-on-equity (ROE) growth, noting that “Firms with the fastest expected ROE have outperformed year-to-date as the pace of economic growth has slowed.” Which companies have the highest expected ROE growth, according to Goldman’s analysis? CLICK HERE.