“Real estate is an imperishable asset ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised.” — Russell Sage
Walt Disney (1901-66), the singular visionary genius who — more than anyone — transformed the business of entertainment in the 20th century, had legions of admirers over the decades. Among them is Steve Wynn, founder,....More>>>
With more baby boomers moving into retirement every day, the wealth locked up in their homes seems ripe for the picking. And a relatively new way to put that wealth to workthe standby reverse mortgage strategyis garnering increasing attention. Some researchers say the strategy can increase the longevity of a retirees portfolio by opening the door to an income source to tap in an emergency.
Spring and summer mark significant milestones for many younger people. There are graduations and weddings, events that mark important accomplishments and lifelong commitments. These occasions often call for a significant gift. While it’s easy to write a check, it’s impersonal and unimaginative. The worst part is that the only distinction between your gift and the....More>>>
After a stellar 2016, U.S. stocks again seem to be caught in volatile trading as Trump takes office. Amid such a backdrop, investors’ are looking for steady income along with some growth attributes. For them, picking stocks that not only pay dividends but also consistently increase their payout appears a winning strategy.
This is because stocks with a strong history of dividend growth....More>>>
The moment everyone has been waiting for has finally passed, and Chairwoman Janet Yellen managed to sound more hawkish on the possibility of a near term rate increase without committing to anything. Her message clearly opened the door a bit wider to future increases, but her message on timing has not changed. Ms Yellen said “the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened....More>>>
On Friday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested enriched uranium stock Centrus Energy Corp (NYSEMKT: LEU) as a bullish trade:
This is a name that’s been on our watchlist for a while. It’s not red hot, but that’s why we like it. We’ve got a feeling that the past few weeks of consolidation has built up a head of steam, and the bulls just need the right nudge.....More>>>
On Friday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap clinical-stage biopharmaceutical stockBioline RX Ltd (NASDAQ: BLRX) as a speculative buy:
Once again we’ve zoomed out to a long-term view of a stock we’re buying as it takes that view to see what’s really underway here. This is a major paradigm shift here, marked by the first higher low in months, as....More>>>
While most income investors are reaching for big yields right now, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams plus annual returns of 12%, 27.1% and even 54% or more per year.
Why wouldn’t U.S. stocks rally, surging to the biggest weekly gain in a year, amid earnings euphoria like this? With no hint of fatigue, the S&P 500 Index spent the holiday-shortened week rolling past 2,700, while the Dow Jones Industria