3 Market Trends That Are Making Me Nervous

I had breakfast with a good friend this weekend. He runs a small hedge fund that actually managed to get through the financial crisis relatively unscathed thanks to shorting most of the big financial institutions before the Lehman debacle including a big short in Countrywide. My friend has also delivered great performance over the past […]

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Buy These 2 Growing Energy Behemoths

This article is directed at two kinds of investors. In one corner, we have the former Kinder Morgan Energy Partners unit holders, who are extremely upset at the Kinder Morgan roll up and their very large tax bills. In the opposite corner are investors who would like the yields and dividend growth rates of the […]

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More MLP Reconsolidation to Watch For

There’s a new trend in the energy markets, and after two huge energy enterprises consolidated their master limited partnerships (MLPs), we’re expecting even more to come. The two MLPs we’re covering in this article have a high chance of following suit which would mean big premiums for their investors. Last week Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) […]

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Who Gives You the Best Deal on Investment Advice?

In today’s society, consumers never lack for choice when it comes to finding services to help manage their investments. Some are better deals than others, and some should be outright avoided. So, are you sure that you’re getting the best deal out there? Last week, the Investors Alley team was at the Las Vegas MoneyShow. […]

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3 Stocks You’ll Hear About on CNBC in 6 Months

Just having received great news about their products, these three companies are gearing up and in six months’ time, everyone is going to be talking about them. Luckily, you have the chance to invest in these companies before everyone else starts rushing in. It is good to be back in Miami after spending a week […]

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My Secrets to 297%+ Gains in Biotech Investing

I am out in Las Vegas all week at the MoneyShow investing conference. I am giving a two-hour presentation here on the basics of properly managing a portfolio in the volatile biotech space. The presentation contains a lot of the lessons I have gleaned from over two decades of successfully investing in the biotech sector. […]

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What Dr. Strangelove Can Teach Us About Market Corrections

The full title of the classic 1964 movie is “Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”. Income focused stock market investors need to follow the advice of Dr. Strangelove and get ready to “love the correction” that many news hosts and experts are forecasting for the stock market. Financial […]

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3 Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Raises Rates

Since these three companies will start making more money once the Fed raises rates, adding them to your portfolio should be a no-brainer. Every time the market has a pullback because the Fed is mentioned, you will know that your portfolio will continue to make you richer. Rates are nearing an inflection point. The Federal […]

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Buy the Dip! 5 REITs on Sale Right Now

Ever since the January high, REITs have been slowly shedding value, and some great bargains have appeared as of late. Take advantage, as now is the best time to buy shares in these five high-quality REITs that are still boosting their dividends every year. Equity (those that own real property) REITs were one of the […]

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2 Safe Blue Chip Growth Stocks for Every Portfolio

Uncertainty in the markets is the common denominator so far in 2015. Uncertainty about oil, uncertainty about interest rates, and uncertainty about growth all contribute to the extreme volatility the market is experiencing. But, there is one certainty. Investing in these two undervalued blue chip stocks that are free cash flow machines is a must […]

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Energy MLPs are Looking Enticing Once Again

The oil bottom has been made; meaning high yield energy MLPs should once again have a place in investors’ portfolios. Here are the top three investments to make in this sector right now. The energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) are once again becoming interesting. The overreaction to cheap oil prices and threat of distribution cuts […]

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Could This Industry Be the Top Performer of 2015?

Manufacturing is a sector that is not known for the same volatility as high beta areas of the market such as biotech or social media stocks. Outside a global recession or a major earnings miss stocks in the sector like Honeywell (NYSE: HON) or United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) sport betas in line with the overall […]

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Using MLPs to Play the Energy Recovery

If you haven’t been watching closely, you may have missed the fact that the price of crude oil has started to rally, and quite strongly. The energy sector stocks have experienced an actual bear market, and investors who recognize the recovery cycle can get in early and ride the upswing. Now, I want to show […]

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