Many are wondering whether the utility sector will continue to lead the market for the rest of the year, so MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes a technical look at two utility ETFs and a strong utility stock along with a speculative one to determine if now is the time to buy the utilities.
A popular market breadth indicator, the McClellan oscillator is one of the tools that MoneyShow's Tom Aspray has come to rely on over the years, and here he explains how he uses it, along with some formation examples.
We are adding a large-cap, French stock to our buy list; this is a very old company, which is a successor of one of the dual 19th century French waterworks giants, explains Vivian Lewis, editor of Global Investing.
Defining all losing trades as mistakes will cause you to mentally beat yourself up more than necessary, writes Tyler Yell of DailyFX.com; instead, take a new view and build your confidence.
This highly leveraged mortgage REIT has a generous dividend yield that appears safe; in addition, the shares trade at nice discounts to book value, asserts Marvin Appel, editor Systems & Forecasts.
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, our latest recommendation is s a real estate investment trust (REIT) that builds, owns, and manages student housing properties, explains Mark Skousen, editor of High-Income Alert.
It is more important to know how much total money is being spent on puts versus calls, than merely to know the volume, writes the man who wrote the definitive book on options—Larry McMillan.
One investment theme that should have legs is the growth opportunities in the energy sector, as demand for oil and gas should grow as economies improve in the US and especially overseas, observes Chuck Carlson, dividend expert and editor of DRIP Investor.
Bradley W. Gareiss of GFTForex.com explains the forces at work in price movement, and his preferred way of monitoring it.
Just like you need the right tool for the right task in order to succeed, different trading strategies work in different market conditions, and Dean Peter-Wright of TradingMarkets.com details five here and when they work best.
Stephen Auth expects the US economy to grow even faster over the next 18 months to two years and shares four stock picks in a recent interview with Barron's, so MoneyShow's Tom Aspray investigates the three that are tied to the strong materials sector.
Carl Delfeld, editor of the La Jolla Letter and the Pacific Capital Gains, looks at the game of Monopoly as a metaphor for successful investing in companies that operate monopolies; he also highlights two favorite global monopolies-a Chinese telecom and a Brazilian water utility.
In his latest Fidelity Investor, fund expert Jim Lowell looks at a number of buy-rated funds that would qualify as having unique characteristics.
Steven Place of InvestingWithOptions.com gives MoneyShow.com readers a step-by-step guide for profiting from price breakouts with option trades.
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Seasoned financial observer Terry Savage has some suggestions for investors in what may be a more volatile year in the stock market.
John Dobosz, of Forbes, explains the factors of this options strategy and offers several current plays in the healthcare and biotech sectors.
Martin Weiss explains his strategy for rating insurance companies and shares his outlook of the entire insurance industry for 2014.
Roger Conrad, of Capitalist Times, talks about utilities, MLPs, and global currencies and offers several plays for investors to take advantage of right now.
When Nicholas Vardy set out a goal to find strategies that could beat Warren Buffett, he was surprised to find not one, but three ETFs, that have outperformed the legendary investor.
From 1933 up until 1974, it was illegal to own gold bullion in the US. But now that it's legal, Anthem Blanchard shares some of the benefits of ownership and ways to buy it.
Known primarily for correctly calling which insurance companies will fail, Martin Weiss now uses his unique rating system to analyze and rate stocks.
Financial columnist Terry Savage discusses two key issues that should be considered in the retirement planning for both young and old.
GameChanger's Hilary Kramer discusses two unloved stocks that she thinks have significant upside potential.