Time To Prepare For The Bear? These 4 Indicators Say So

Investors are reaping many blessings from the super bull market over the last six years.  Every since the financial crisis ended in 2009, stocks have exploded higher.  Remember, just six short years ago the Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading below 7000.  It is higher by just under 300% since the 2009 low point.  Fortunes are being made by traders and long term investors riding the price rocket stock market higher. Everyday I wake up hoping this historic and explosive bull market never ends.  However, I know that all good things must eventually come to an end.  Long-term bullish period...
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How To Profit From Volatility

There is nothing certain in the stock market.  The bulls and bears are in a constant battle for dominance and the winner can change in a heartbeat. However, there are a few things that are very likely to happen in the not so distant future. The first thing is that the Federal Reserve will start to increase interest rates.  The central bank’s multi-year accommodative economic policy of quantitative easing and ultra low interest rates has worked its magic.  The economy has been kick started back to growth. History makes it clear that the stock market performs best during times of lo...
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One Of The Best Bargains Among Newspaper Stocks?

The internet has been transformational in the way business is conducted around the world.  No longer do we need to wait for the postal service, newspapers, or even television to bring us the latest information.   Today we are able to get information at the same time that the old school news disseminators.  This fact has truly hurt the traditional media sources.  Unquestionably, the newspaper business has suffered the greatest from the changes brought about in today’s digital age. As you can see from the above graphic, newspaper revenues peaked in 2000 at $65.8 billion.  Over the last 15...
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The Stocks This Janitor Bought To Amass An $8M Fortune

Never judge a book by its cover.  This universal rule can be applied to most of life.  From books to people, what you see isn’t always what you get.  The rule is particularly accurate when it comes to personal wealth.  In fact, true wealth often manifests itself in the opposite way that most would expect. Let me explain, you see someone driving a new Ferrari and wearing the latest expensive designer fashions, it is automatically assumed that this person is wealthy.  The opposite could be said for someone sweeping the floors in an office building or pumping gas at your local gas station, it ...
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A Sneak Peak Inside Mario Gabelli’s Portfolio

Warren Buffett is the world’s greatest investor. His teachings and investing philosophy has influenced countless numbers of other investors and money managers.   A few of these “Buffett Prodigies” have achieved enough success to be managing multi billion dollar portfolios. Buffett stresses value investing as the way to outsized profits.  He looks for margin of safety around investments and generally concentrates on large cap names. Out of these Buffett spawned investing geniuses, one truly rises to the top.  Not only does this money manager have nearly $20 billion in assets under management...
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These Stocks Are Insulated From The Dollar’s Super Cycle

Trends are the lifeblood of long term investors. The longer and more powerful the directional trend, the more money that can be made. Riding powerful trends is one way long term investors profit from the financial markets. Another way trends are used to earn profits is from inter-market relationships. An inter-market relationship means how one financial market affects another market. One common and well known inter-market relationship is the bond market and the stock market. The general rule of thumb is that these markets are correlated. This means that when bond prices start to fall, th...
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Morgan Stanley Says This Is The Next 10 Bagger

“When EF Hutton speaks, everyone listens,” if you have been following the markets for very long, you know this marketing slogan. Well, the truth is that when Morgan Stanley speaks everyone really does listen! This giant investment bank has tremendous influence over the stock market and when they make a statement it really means something. It is indeed rare for this venerable investment bank to make such extreme statements about a stock. Saying that a stock has a potential to gain 1000% is a heck of projection for anyone, let alone from such an influential source. Even if Morgan Stanley m...
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Here Are 6 Rules For Investing Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is unquestionably the greatest investor who has ever lived. He possesses an uncanny ability to choose incredible investments that explode in value over time.  This ability has earned him a place as the second wealthiest man alive today. Despite his vast wealth, Warren continues display a public persona of humility and common folk wisdom.  This attitude has provided him the respect of working people as well as the ultra rich; a very rare combination in this day and age. He does not believe in personal or family dynasties and has pledged to give away 99% of his wealth in his wi...
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3 Ways To Protect Your Profits From The Inevitable Decline

It happened in 1987, it happened again in 1999, and once again in 2007. Make no mistake, it will happen again. Billions of dollars were lost by unsuspecting investors during very short periods of time. All good things must come to an end. That includes this roaring bull market in stocks. There is no question that there is a definitive upward bias in the stock market. Looking at any long term chart makes this abundantly clear. Market experts and statisticians call this bias an upward drift in prices. However, despite this upward drift, there are very distinct periods of time that...
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15 Of The World’s Most Hated Stocks

Hate in the stock market is manifested in a strange way. When one hates a stock, this hate is shown by short selling it. Trying to make a profit from the company’s misfortunes. That’s the funny thing about stocks. Investors can profit from stocks they love and from stocks they hate. The ability to see things that other investors don’t see is a key to success in the stock market. Today’s overwhelmingly bullish market has resulted in many investors being blind to the short side of stocks. The truth is that there is a tremendous amount of money to be made on the short side. Despite th...
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