Car companies are making better looking vehicles that are made better and perform better. As a result, the stocks are doing much better. For the last year of market action Ford Motors (NYSE: F) is up more than 24 percent. For that same period, General Motors has risen by over 14 percent. Nissan Motors (NASDAQ: […]
Eventually the wardrobe that worked throughout college will have to be upgraded for most students when it comes time to enter the workforce. There is no reason not to use that experience to help you become a better investor. As a matter of fact, there is every reason to utilize it to become a more […]
For college investors, time is the ultimate ally in buying assets for long term gains. There are many ways to exploit that advantage. As 70 percent of the American economy is based on consumer spending, stocks from that sector should naturally be in the portfolio of an investor, no matter what the age. The recent […]
The advice of legendary investor Peter Lynch is simple: “Invest in what you know!” He even wrote a book about it, “One Up on Wall Street.” The thesis of Lynch was that investors knew what they liked and what was selling well at the local mall. From that, they had a huge advantage over Wall […]
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Investors in coal should be especially pleased that 2013 is over. “The war on coal” waged by the Obama administration, along with a variety of other factors, have resulted in the sector being decimated over the last 12 months. During that period, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (NYSE: SPY) rose more than 30 percent. […]
With interest rates rising, stocks that pay dividends have fallen. That is due to investors selling shares of traditional dividend-paying stocks such as utilities and real estate investment trusts to buy bonds that pay higher rates of interest. For investors, that results in those stocks being appealing for the long-term due to the lower price, […]
Even though demand is low and inventories are high, the price of oil (NYSE: USO) remains at an elevated level above where it should be, based on supply and demand factors from the market. A significant part of this is due to tension in the Middle East oil-exporting region, known as the “Syria premium.” According […]