The Biggest Retirement Lies Many Still Believe

Most Americans have close to nothing to retire on.  In fact, the average family in the U.S. has only set aside $5,000 for retirement.  Another 43% of Americans have no retirement at all, according to the Economic Policy Institute.  More than 70% have less than $50,000 in their 401(k) accounts, too.  Worse, the typical savings … Continue reading “The Biggest Retirement Lies Many Still Believe”

Two Ways to Spot Opportunity in Beaten Down Stocks

One of the best ways to spot opportunity is by tracking insider buying. After all, who knows the company better than company executives, especially if they’re buying a sizable number of shares.  Remember, insiders don’t often  put up their own money unless they believed the move would be profitable. One of the most impressive instances … Continue reading “Two Ways to Spot Opportunity in Beaten Down Stocks”

The Best Ways to Protect your Portfolio Now

You must manage your money well, or you can lose it all. Trading without a plan is as good as an idea as driving blind.  Money management defines your risk.  It also gives you a way to set aside a set dollar figure per trade each and every time. We don’t know if any next … Continue reading “The Best Ways to Protect your Portfolio Now”

Four Tips to Surviving a Market Downturn

Investors tend to overreact in corrections. They sell at the wrong time. They take their money out of the markets. But if you follow these four very simple rules, you’ll be fine. Tip No. 1 — Don’t panic If you panic, you sell. And if you sell, you miss the potential for the recovery rally. … Continue reading "Four Tips to Surviving a Market Downturn"
Investors tend to overreact in corrections. They sell at the wrong time. They take their money out of the markets. But if you follow these four very simple rules, you’ll be fine. Tip No. 1 — Don’t panic If you panic, you sell. And if you sell, you miss the potential for the recovery rally. … Continue reading "Four Tips to Surviving a Market Downturn"

Small Caps: Why Investors are Buying Gold

At the moment, gold trades just under $1,500 an ounce. However, many analysts believe we could see $1,600, even $2,000 gold this year.   For example, Goldman Sachs believes the rally above $1,500 is just the start of a bigger move.  In fact, they believe gold could easily rally to $1,600 over the next six … Continue reading “Small Caps: Why Investors are Buying Gold”

Trade War 2019: How Smart Investors are Protecting their Portfolios

Investors are in panic mode over the trade war. Not only will new 10% tariffs on $800 billion worth of Chinese imports go into effect in just weeks, China just stopped buying U.S. agricultural products. Now comes word that President Trump is “not ready for a deal” with China. In fact, he just noted the … Continue reading “Trade War 2019: How Smart Investors are Protecting their Portfolios”

How the World’s Richest Investors Trade Fear

There’s an old investment adage to buy when things take a turn for the worst. While that sounds great in theory, human psychology makes it difficult. Even thinking about investing in a stock that’s been declining—or has been making bad news headlines—tends to put most of us into flight mode and avoid it all together. … Continue reading “How the World’s Richest Investors Trade Fear”

The Worst Mistakes Beginner Investors Make

No one has ever said investing was a walk in the park. But you’d be surprised how many are making it near impossible to find success. That’s because they try a million different things.  They get far too wrapped up with too many ideas.  And they lose track of one of the best ways to … Continue reading "The Worst Mistakes Beginner Investors Make"
No one has ever said investing was a walk in the park. But you’d be surprised how many are making it near impossible to find success. That’s because they try a million different things.  They get far too wrapped up with too many ideas.  And they lose track of one of the best ways to … Continue reading "The Worst Mistakes Beginner Investors Make"

Why Full Stochastics Should be an Essential Part of Your Research

Fear can destroy a stock in seconds. But it can also lead to quite a bit of opportunity. Look at Glu Mobile (GLUU) for example, mid-2019.  In May 2019, the stock plummeted on mixed results and guidance that left investors underwhelmed to say the least. Uncertainty and fear sent the stock screaming lower. However, several indicators … Continue reading “Why Full Stochastics Should be an Essential Part of Your Research”

My Top 5 Investing Tips for All Investors

The odds are stacked against you as an investor. You have a job. You have a life. You just don’t have time to investigate opportunities like a professional analyst who covers 10 stocks, visits the companies, talks to management regularly, and pores over word of quarterly earnings conference call. Professional investors have so many advantages … Continue reading "My Top 5 Investing Tips for All Investors"
The odds are stacked against you as an investor. You have a job. You have a life. You just don’t have time to investigate opportunities like a professional analyst who covers 10 stocks, visits the companies, talks to management regularly, and pores over word of quarterly earnings conference call. Professional investors have so many advantages … Continue reading "My Top 5 Investing Tips for All Investors"