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Top Investment to Own to Protect Your Portfolio Against the Upcoming...

On March 22nd, the Trump administration fired a salvo at China by signalling out nearly 1300 Chinese products for tariffs. The President signed an executive order slapping new tariffs on those items, to the tune of $50 billion. Some would say that salvo was a response (and not a first shot) to the decades... Read more
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What Returns to Expect From Your Stock Investments in 2018 and...

A timeless question investors always got to ask themselves is if the future returns from stock investment as an asset is large enough to make up for the risk they take by owning securities instead of bonds or just having money in the bank. Always remember that the reason stocks return more than safer... Read more
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How to Risk Proof Your Portfolio

If you are professional investment manager, you’ll likely scoff at reading a post about the importance of Risk Assessment. That’s because, for the pros, assessing risk is like breathing – it comes naturally! But many first-time portfolio builders, and far too many DIY investors, might be tempted to jump right into the “Buy Now!”... Read more
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Volatility Survival Guide

Investors watching their portfolios recently, on an hourly, daily or even monthly basis, have probably seen their investments gyrate like a yoyo, moving anywhere from a few basis points to double-digit losses or gains. That’s fear for you! And there’s a technical measure that puts actual numbers to that fear – it’s called the... Read more
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How To Profit From The FANG Headwinds

Changing Portfolios for Macro Economy ChangesThere’s a new world economic order brewing, and it’s time that investors recognized the impact that these macro changes could have on their portfolios. And we’re not just talking about impending interest rate hikes in the US. These changes include:Growing “nationalistic” sentiment in Europe and parts of South... Read more

Dividend Aristocrats – Positioning Portfolios as Cash-Flow Vehicles

If you are planning on retiring soon (say, within the next 5-years or less), then now is the time to take a look at your portfolio and make some far-reaching re-adjustments to your holdings. It’s time for you to consider positioning your investments as cash-flow propositions, as opposed to growth opportunities. Here’s why:For retirees... Read more
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Buy Bank of America Corp (BAC) with Conviction – Here’s Why

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) remains a strong stock to buy in 2018, mainly due to the market conditions and thriving economy. In the fourth quarter of 2017, Bank of America beat analysts’ estimates for earnings. For 2018 and 2019, Bank of America expects revenue of $92.4 billion and $96.23 billion, which show 5.5%... Read more
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2 Regional Banks Set to Soar

In the last few months, a lot has happened in the U.S economy – mostly positive, to lend credence to predictions that there will likely be multiple rate hikes from the Feds in the coming months. And since banks borrow low and lend high, it is easy to understand why they (the banks) would... Read more

3 Best Discount Brokerages to Invest In

Your discount brokerage is a virtual money-making machine, and here’s how they do it You walk into a restaurant and order a meal – and then you balk at the bill! The same thing happens when it’s time to pay at the gas station once you’ve filled up your tank. And you have a similar... Read more
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Warren Buffett’s 3 Largest Holdings in Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B)

Berkshire Hathaway has given shareholders very solid returns for decades. From 1965 through 2016, the company outperformed the S&P500 Index by 11.1% per year. Now, Warren Buffett has been on a shopping spree, increasing his position in his number one top stock.The Largest holding – Apple IncBerkshire Hathaway’s largest holding is Apple Inc (NYSE:AAPL)... Read more