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If You’re Worried About a Crash, You Might Want To Sell These…

The following is an excerpt from 7 Stocks to Sell Before the Crash – And Tesla is #1! It’s been years since we’ve had a proper stock market crash. And while that doesn’t necessarily mean that you should be looking for stocks to sell because a crash is imminent, now’s not a bad time to […]

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Howard Marks Speaks: Where Does Passive Investing Go From Here?

Oaktree Capital’s (OAK) Howard Marks is one of my favorite investors. (Full disclosure: I also happen to be long OAK .) In his latest memo, he covers everything from the FAANG stocks to Bitcoin, but what I found most interesting was his comments on passive investing. I’ve expressed similar views over the years, as have […]

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Prospect Capital’s Insiders Have a Mixed Trading Record

Prospect Capital’s (PSEC) insiders have a good track record of making large purchases near major bottoms in the stock. But then, they also have a good track record of making large purchases near major tops too… CFO Brian Oswald made news this week by making a large, 50,000 share purchase on the open market valued […]

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Low-Risk Retirement Stocks

The following is an excerpt from 5 of the Best Low-Risk Retirement Stocks on the Market When you think of “retirement stocks,” a few things come to mind. You’re generally looking for something timeless — a company that has been around for decades and appears to be future proof. After all, if you’re going to […]

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Prospect Capital at Extreme Valuations… Again

$PSEC Price/Book ratio at extreme lows… again. — Charles Sizemore (@CharlesSizemore) Sep. 6 at 09:34 AM Post dividend cut, Prospect Capital (PSEC) is now trading for 75% of book value. As Prospect’s history has shown, it can always go lower. Though if you’re time horizon is 6-12 months, this is likely a good opportunity to […]

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Cheap Dividend Stocks

The following is an excerpt from 7 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy for $20 or Less. I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. I brown bag my lunches most days, keep my thermostat at 79 degrees, and — if my wife doesn’t intervene — I’ll generally wear my clothes until they’re moth-eaten and threadbare. […]

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Blue Chip Stocks You Should DUMP

The following is an excerpt from 7 Blue-Chip Stocks You Shouldn’t Hold Anymore. Marriage should be for life. But stock ownership? Not so much. Yes, I understand that a long-term buy-and-hold strategy keeps fees and taxes low and has generally proven to be a solid plan. But not all stocks are keepers — even supposedly […]

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Best Stock for the Next Ten Years: Amazon or Alphabet?

The following is an excerpt from Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) vs Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) – The Best 10-Year Bet If there has been one investment theme in 2017, it would have to be the “Amazon effect.” Amazon.com’s (AMZN) relentless push forward really went into overdrive this year with its planned purchase of Whole Foods Markets, Inc. […]

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Stocks That Would Survive the End of Days

  The following is an excerpt from 7 Top Stocks That Would Survive an Apocalypse: My new Samsung Galaxy smartphone is waterproof … or at least the box says it is. I’m not so sure, myself. While I’m sure a little splash of water won’t hurt the phone, I’m not planning on taking it on any deep-sea […]

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Best Stocks For 2017 Contest: I have some catching up to do…

  Well, halfway through 2017, I have a little catching up to do. My pick — General Motors (GM) — is sitting in 8th place with a year-to-date return of 4%. Of course, we still have a lot of time left in 2017… and I’ve come back from larger deficits in the past. So, we […]

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