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2 FAANG Stocks Staging A Comeback

The fabled group of five large-cap tech businesses, so-called FAANG — Facebook (currently Meta Platforms), Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google (currently Alphabet) — dominated the stock market through late 2021. However, a challenging macroeconomic environment in 2022, characterized by stubborn…

Why Wall Street is Cheering Layoffs

The part of Fed Chairman Powell’s inflation fighting plan I’ll never understand is how he is basically rooting for people to lose their jobs as a means of alleviating wage pressure. The question of wealth inequality aside, is it really…

E-Commerce Giants Sets Up For A Big Move

We start off today by gaining our bearings on where the market is at. Before you do any analysis on any stock in particular, you need to look at the overall market to see where it’s at and where it…

6 Reasons to Become Bullish Now

I was not the first guy to get bearish in 2022, but by May I got the memo just in the nick of time. This led to a major shift in my portfolio that allowed me to profit on the…

How My Favorite Income Idea Became Internet Famous

I keep track of the income-focused investments other writers recommend across the Internet. It is interesting to see what they report when one of my Dividend Hunter recommendations becomes a “hot idea” in the financial press. Recently, at least a half…

Global Mining Giant Is Paying Off Big-Time for Investors

In perhaps the most famous line from the mid-1980s television show The A-Team, A-Team leader Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith (George Peppard) often said: “I love it when a plan comes together”. Apparently, Hannibal Smith retired from the A-Team to join the…

Treasury Default Hysteria Begins

While fights over Supreme Court and Federal Reserve Board nominations come sporadically as vacancies arise, there is one political battle we can almost always count on from year to year, and that is the struggle over extending the federal debt…

3 Energy Stocks To Load Up On In 2023

While it is broadly expected that the pace of interest rate hikes may be dialed down to 25-basis points, concerns over terminal interest rates being higher than expected and its effect on the U.S. economy have kept markets on edge.…

Why MLPs Will Be a Top Income Category in 2023

In these early days of 2023, I often find myself thinking about how attractive Master Limited Partnership (MLP) investments look as we move into the year. After a great 2022, energy infrastructure companies are poised to perform well again this…