Video By: Steve McDonaldWatch
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:57 AM EDT
This is actually an opportunity for the informed small investor to make a fortune on the less informed small investor. Vanguard has taken in eight times as much money from investors as all its 4,000 competitors combined.
In this video: VOO
Article By: The Heisenberg ReportRead
Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:50 AM EDT
More than a dozen readers have written in asking for my opinion on TETF. It took me about 15 minutes to come up with a list of reasons why this is a terrible idea from an investment perspective. Let me just run through a few of them real fast.
In this article: TETF
Article By: Sweta KillaRead
Friday, April 28, 2017 5:14 PM EDT
Investors could try out safer avenues and rotate into defensive sectors, like utilities, healthcare, and consumer staples, which generally outperform during periods of low growth and high uncertainty.
In this article: IYH, IYK, VDC, VHT, XLP, XLV, DEF, SPLV, USMV, USLB, HUSV, FDLO, SH, DOG, MYY, PSQ, RWM Also: ACWI, SPY
Article By: David FabianRead
Friday, April 28, 2017 2:17 PM EDT
The hot hand in the closed-end fund marketplace this year are global equity funds. These diversified portfolios own a mix of U.S. and international stocks with the added boost of embedded leverage.
Article By: SureDividendRead
Friday, April 28, 2017 10:01 AM EDT
Bristol-Myers has a low payout ratio, a high level of profitability, and a strong balance sheet. These are the ingredients that should allow the company to raise its future dividend increases, possibly in the mid-single digit range.
In this article: BMY
Article By: Cory Mitchell, CMTRead
Friday, April 28, 2017 9:26 AM EDT
Each stock has a different risk profile. While the ‘average gain’ statistic is a key metric, it doesn’t tell the whole story. Making 7% may seem attractive but when looking at the volatility it may be more than you are willing to handle.