Dividends for Income vs. Reinvesting for Growth

The topic of reinvesting dividends or taking distributions in cash has come up several times in my correspondence with The Dividend Hunter subscribers. The Dividend Hunter approach and recommended stocks can be used for either investment goal – reinvesting dividends for long-term growth or generating a high cash flow yield to provide an income off […]

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2 High Quality Small Caps to Buy on Any Market Dip

The second half of the year looks like it is ready to get off to a slam-bang start. As I pen this, capital controls have been imposed in Greece after the government’s decision to put the latest conditions from the European Union to unlock the next dollop of bailout money up to a referendum on […]

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Buy This Solid REIT at a Bargain Price

Companies use investor or analyst day presentations as venues to show deep dive details on how their businesses operate and how the management team works to build share owner value. The detailed view of a business typically provided helps me evaluate the long-term dividend growth prospects of the company making the presentation. Recently, commercial property […]

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Buy These 5 Housing Stocks Building Momentum

With strong tailwinds building behind housing and homebuilding stocks, Bret Jensen is putting out a strong buy on the sector and especially these four companies revealed today. Don’t miss out on what could be one of the best performing sectors of the next couple years.  One of the core investment themes I had entering 2015 was […]

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Buy These 3 Takeover Targets for Big Gains

The depressed energy price environment is finally starting to spur takeover bids. And, with the recent $53.1 billion takeover bid for Williams Companies being deemed too low by management, expect other midstream companies receiving bids to expect better valuations as well. These are our top three choices for midstream takeover targets that are worth much […]

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The 13.5% Yield MLP You Can Put in Your IRA

One of the biggest problems facing yield-seeking investors has finally been solved. Now, the best quality MLPs can be owned in your retirement account through this ETF solving investors desires for yields and tax efficiency.  Up until late last year, high-yield investors had been counting on the upstream MLPs to generate high-yield, predictable cash flow […]

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The Best Stock Tip You’ll Get All Year

How much attention would you pay to an investment theme that had a very good probability of generating 20% to 25% annual total returns for the next half decade or longer. Yes, there are a handful of companies out there that should put those types of returns into your brokerage account, year after year. This […]

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Summer Sell-Off: The Only Stocks to Own Now

The market got off to a good start to the trading week on Monday as investors grew hopeful that a last-minute deal would be reached between the European Union and Greece to extend another slug of credit to the latter. I am less exuberant than the market on this latest “kick the can” effort as […]

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Buy These 3 Stocks on the Verge of Breakouts

Increased analyst activity on a stock or sector is often a precursor for big rally. These three stocks recently received price targets at significant premiums, making them strong buys. One stock – a small biotech – could be primed to double or triple in the coming months! One of the most lucrative things I have […]

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3 High-Yield Stocks 20% Off

Pick up these three companies at a 20% discount as the market is indiscriminately selling off high-yielding stocks on fears of a rate hike. Lock-in great yields and strong growth at fire-sale prices as these businesses will actually benefit from a higher rate environment. ​ On June 17th, the Federal Reserve Board released its latest […]

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Top 4 Buyout Targets in Homebuilding

A buyout boom is coming to the homebuilding space, where the recent Standard Pacific and Ryland merger could finally set off a consolidation wave. Bidding interest will be high in these four companies that hold valuable assets and sport small market caps The big news in homebuilding of late is the Standard Pacific (NYSE: SPF) […]

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The Best Stocks to Own for a Market Crash

The market continues to trade in one of the narrowest ranges in the last two decades as bulls and bears dig their heels in. It would be easy to make either the optimistic or pessimistic case here given myriad and conflicting economic readings. After examining both sides of the coin, I am more in the […]

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A Fighter Pilot Approach to Investing

To put it politely, the market has been choppy for higher yielding stocks. Less politically correct, it has been downright crappy to own many names in the MLP and REIT sectors. I know it is tough when a stock you picked up a few months ago with great confidence is now down about 15% and […]

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