4 REITs Increasing Dividends in February

The four stocks detailed here have long histories of hiking their dividend each year, and are rock solid additions to every income investing portfolio. As a company that raises distributions each year pays many more benefits than just the extra cash in your pocket. One of the best events for income investors to enjoy is […]

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Two Momentum Stocks with Triple Digit Potential

Investing in the biotech sector is a challenge, but a hard test always comes with its prize at the end. The rewards from investing in the biotech sector can be huge. Triple digit returns within a matter of months. These two stocks have all the right pieces to lead investors to the elusive triple digit winner. My […]

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3 Cult Stocks to Avoid in 2015

These three stocks are defined by innovation and customers who can’t get enough, but the valuations of these stocks just don’t add up. With such sky-high valuations not based on business fundamentals, these stocks can turn sour at a moments notice. It would be wise to avoid these 3 stocks right now. Writing on a […]

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3 MLPs That Will Pop 25% After Announcing Distributions

If you’re looking for one trade to make right now that can book you a 25% or higher return in less than three weeks, look no further. These 3 MLPs’ share prices have been driven down because of fears they won’t be able to keep distributions at desired levels, but Tim Plaehn’s research proves otherwise. […]

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2015 Bankruptcy Watchlist: Avoid these Stocks

As promised, it is time to take a look at the companies that won’t be around come 2016. We made some bold predictions last year, and we’re doing the same for 2015 including one stalwart technology company that nobody expects. Every investor needs to shield their portfolio from these rotten eggs.  Just a few months ago […]

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The Investment Case for Gold

Gold is on the move as quantitative easing sweeps the world. After calendar year 2014 brought the spot price of gold a 1.79 percent decline to $1,183.20 per ounce on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, gold has started 2015 with a strong rally Gold’s big problem throughout 2014 was the Federal Reserve’s move to taper its […]

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REITs, BDCs, MLPs: Where are the Best Income Investments for 2015?

Any proper projection for 2015 has to start with a serious review of the 2014 performance from the different categories of income stocks. All income investments are not created equally, and keeping current on the market will keep your portfolio earning money. In this article I will go over each of the three categories of […]

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2 Triple Digit Winners for Under $2

I have found over three decades of investing that few areas of the market provide more potential upside than the small cap healthcare stocks that others have given up on but which have catalysts to spur their shares much higher over time. When the market ignores the future catalysts for creating shareholder value it allows […]

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Halzozyme Therapeutics: A Good Bet to Get Back to Previous Highs

Our second selection this month is Halozyme Therapeutics (Nasdaq: HALO). Halozyme is a small biopharma play with a $1 billion market capitalization. Biotech and biopharma have been fascinating spaces this year and have yielded some of my best returns so far in 2014 as anyone that purchased Avanir Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: AVNR) in the inaugural issue […]

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4 Stocks Increasing Dividends to Remedy This Ugly Market

Income investors have been hammered with volatility and share price drops as worries creep in about the health of high yield stocks. However, some stocks are bucking the trend and increasing their dividend payments signaling strength to their investors. Look for these 4 stocks to be rising stars in the high yield sector. After two […]

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How to Play Apple Right Now and Beat the Market Volatility

Fear, volatility, and doubt. These are the defining factors of the 2015 markets so far. Investors should be looking for safe haven stocks right now, and there is none better than Apple. Here’s how to invest in the cash-printing machine we all love, and start earning money during these anxious times. Well, if nothing else […]

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2014 Bankruptcy Watchlist: How’d We Do?

We made some bold predictions for companies that we expected to go bankrupt in 2014, and the results are in. Two have already gone under water and the rest are cascading down quickly. Were you smart enough to avoid these stocks and protect your portfolio? Is nobody taking the bankruptcy threats seriously? Recall the outrage […]

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When Does the Bear Market Start?

With headwinds gathering strength, investors wonder when does the bear market start? You have read about the economic mess in Europe. The anticipated inflation of the Eurozone economy turned out to be a no-show, and now the region is experiencing deflation. On January 7, Eurostat reported that the Eurozone’s annual inflation rate during the month […]

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