It was once the king of the U.S. automakers – until it was pummeled and ended up filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. We’re talking about General Motors – and today’s article notes that, after its reorganization, “Any money invested in the new GM at the time of its IPO has doubled, counting dividends and stock appreciation.” So is now a good time to invest in GM for the long term? The author identifies the factors affecting the auto industry that are relevant to making this determination – and examines how GM is positioned in regards to each. For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to dividend growth investing, the author of today’s article advises that “It is not about chasing high yielders today, but more about finding the right stock that would grow distributions over time, and thus provide investors with inflation protection in their income.” He further advises that “Dividend investors should take the time to study these success stories as they unfold in front of their eyes and even consider adding some to their dividend portfolios” – and he highlights ten dividend growers that recently announced plans to increase payouts yet again. For these ten stocks – and the author’s guidance on when investors may want to consider buying – CLICK HERE.
In regards to the stock of this high-quality pharmaceutical distributor, the author of today’s article declares that it “is not just cheap – it’s incredibly cheap.” But what about concerns the market currently has about this stock – namely Amazon’s entrance into the drug distribution space and White House rhetoric on drug prices? The author lays out how, under even the worst-case scenario for this company, it’s a “heads we win, tails we get less, but we still win” scenario for investors. For more, CLICK HERE.
Flow Kana is a California-based company that is part of what today’s article notes is “a relatively new form of cannabis business [that] has emerged: a middleman that does not grow pot itself, but rather distributes it” – and leaked documents show that it is telling prospective investors that it expects to achieve profitability in 2020 and revenue in excess of $2 billion by 2022. For more on this powerful pot distributor, CLICK HERE.
One of the first big Chinese initial public offerings this year is expected to be a Hong Kong-based online brokerage. What makes this IPO particularly interesting for investors, in addition to the company being backed by Chinese conglomerate Tencent, is the fact that the firm is profitable and poised for extraordinary growth from the rise of an affluent Chinese middle class. For more on this IPO to watch, CLICK HERE.
Investors have long looked to consumer staple and utility stocks for reliable income. Now telecom stocks can be added to the mix, with today’s article noting that, while “in decades past, telecom stocks may not have been considered in the same class as low-risk utility investments that provide reliable performance even in tough times…now, communication is vital to American businesses and families – and thus a nearly sure-thing investment for your portfolio.” For seven telecom stocks with attractive dividends to consider – including a “$200 billion telecom with big income potential that remains undiscovered by most U.S. investors” – CLICK HERE.
“This is why you own bonds,” declares the author of today’s article as part of his thoughts on the current state of the markets – and he’s got the chart that puts this point in stark relief. What has caused the recent market volatility (and what hasn’t)? Why does he state that buy low and sell high “may not be the best advice for the majority of investors” (and what may be the better advice for most)? For this and more, CLICK HERE.
Low-priced stocks offer investors – especially more aggressive traders – the opportunity to not only make a decent profit in the event of even relatively small price moves, but also to buy more shares than they would be able to of large-cap stocks. As such, today’s article highlights five stocks trading under $10 that the authors believe “could provide investors with some solid upside potential.” For these five stocks – including an “off-the-radar small cap [that] has been hammered this fall” – CLICK HERE.
After being “locked away with the key thrown away”, as the author of today’s article puts it, the trader’s best friend is back – and she “is celebrating her new found freedom.” That friend’s name? Volatility. For more on what volatility’s lengthy imprisonment (by interventionist central banks) has meant for both traders and investors until recently – and what her return means for both traders and investors going forward – CLICK HERE.
“Most options investors screw it up,” argues the author of today’s article. How do they screw it up? By not knowing how to profit from more modest stock moves – “the more typical daily moves you’re going to see over most of your investment life”. So how can options investors profit from more modest stock moves? The author lays out one strategy to do just that. For more, CLICK HERE.