I recently published a screen showing how one can make money using data from Wall Street analysts and was intrigued to see Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) on the list of passing stocks. That caught me by surprise, not because there’s anything wrong with BRK.B but because it’s not the sort of stock I typically associate with any aspect of the sell side. Motivated by curiosity, I decided....More>>>
A few years ago, I began to intentionally wear the same outfit every day—a dark grey T-shirt and khaki pants. At first, I tried it just as a one week experiment. I wanted to see what people would say and how I’d reflect on this experience.
Every day, I wondered when people would finally say it: “Enough Joshua! Why are you wearing that again?” And if they didn’t....More>>>
Retirement investors want sure things. There isnt enough time to make up for stocks that just fall into the ground, never to return. So considering how awful energy has been for the past couple of years, its probably surprising to see energy stocks and retirement mentioned in the same vicinity.
Sustained low oil and natural gas prices have negatively impacted energy stocks. OK, thats putting....More>>>
When blue chips get too popular – like the five I’m going to show you today – these “safe stocks” can actually be dangerous to continue holding in your portfolio.
The problem with blue-chip stocks? Call it the “Curse of the Dow.” The Curse says a stock that joins the Dow Jones Industrial Average will essentially hit a wall, underperforming....More>>>
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Funding an IRA comes with an endless amount of questions. What kind of IRA should you contribute to, Roth or traditional? What should you invest in once you make your contribution? The most recent question I’ve encountered is: When should I make my contribution? In years past, I’ve made my contribution for the previous year right around tax season, meaning I made the maximum contribution....More>>>
Stocks inched upwardFriday after remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointed to a rate hike later this month.
The Dow andS&P 500 posted fractionalgains.The blue chips barelyfinishedhigher on the day, up 3 points and staying above 21,000, ending at 21,005.71.
Climbing 0.2% was the Nasdaq composite, to 5870.75.
At our meeting later this month, the committee will....More>>>
Recent Apple Inc. stock commentary has focussed on the iPhone supercycle and the ‘services’ segment. However, this could be far bigger for AAPL stock.
Cupertino, California, basedApple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently unveiled a slew of new and upgraded products, including the special (RED) edition of its iPhone 7 and 7 plus, and a newer version of the 9.7 inch iPad pro,....More>>>
A recently discovered leak in a crucial pipeline that carries gasoline to the east coast has resulted in the closure of that pipeline. That leaves many residents of the eastern United States wondering how much gas prices will rise, and whether local service stations will run out of gasoline.
CNN Money commented on the pipeline closure:
A section of the Colonial Pipeline, which runs....More>>>
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Data collected by National Transportation Safety Board, USA shows that the accident rate in the world compared as a ratio of fatalities per 100 million miles travelled is the highest for cars followed by bicycles, pedestrian, motorcycles covering almost all form of transportation. The lowest in the category, which is near zero based strictly on the....More>>>
Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP) is an American midstream company that offers investors a dividend of almost 10%. The company is a subsect of Enbridge (NYSE: ENB), a major company that recently combined with Spectra Energy to form an enormous energy company with a total enterprise value of $165 billion. Enbridge’s new enormous size will create additional opportunities for Enbridge Energy....More>>>