5 Secure Stocks For The Tough Times Ahead

Many long-term stock market investors are afraid right now, who's to blame them? We are entering a very contentious election summer and the globe seems to be sitting on a powder keg. News of likely “Trump Riots”, Russian planes buzzing U.S. warships, and a host of other tensions have investors extremely nervous about the future. Time has confirmed that the best way to deal with uncertainty is to get back to the basics when it comes to the stock market.  Buying proven, long term, steady dividend stocks is one tactic that has been proven to work overtime no matter what happens in the ...
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Everything You Need To Know About Stop Loss Orders

I have a major complaint with most trading and investing education services.  My issue extends beyond just online courses and web sites, it goes deep into the very core of how stock market investing is presented by the so-called experts. My grievance can spell the difference between profits and losses, not to mention why some are successful in the stock market while the vast majority simply break even or lose over the long term. The complaint focuses on the fact that very little education or advice revolves around the most critical aspect of investing.  In fact, without this aspect, it would not ...
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The Time Is Right For Oil Stocks

It was shocking for many people to see gasoline prices plunge below $2.00 per gallon.  Gasoline, a prime derivative of oil, had been riding a one-way ticket higher in price on the back of ever climbing oil prices. Fears that the earth would soon run out of oil were widespread under the “peak oil” theory causing tremendous fear that prices would never decline.  Add in the never-ending middle east tension and a very bleak picture emerged that oil would ever decline in price. Well, things changed and they changed fast! To the dismay and surprise of “peak oil” theorists, oil prices plunged during ...
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3 Bollinger Band Tricks You Need To Know

There are literally 100’s of different technical analysis indicators available to financial market traders.  Most every indicator has its adherents and detractors in the market.  The reason for this is that every indicator works some of the time.  Based on the way indicators are devised, they are fitted to a certain market condition.  This is why they sometimes work and sometimes do not work as expected.   As you probably have figured out by now, indicators that only work in certain market conditions are not feasible in the real world of investing.  This means that most every indicator is a crap shoot ...
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Stocks To Buy For A Ted Cruz Presidency

We are in the final months of the hotly contested Presidential race.  This historic election is different than any other that has come before it.  Social media and the connected generation has driven the hyperbole to feverish levels.   Throw in the wild card of showman extraordinaire and potential Republican nominee Donald Trump and it signals the most exciting and societal altering U.S. election of our lifetime. Investors need to be prepared for whatever happens in the election.  According to the rhetoric of all the candidates, significant changes no matter who wins the election are on the way. We have already dug deep ...
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The Right Way To Trend Follow

One of the primary truths in the stock market and in life is that the simple way is often the most effective.  This rule can be applied across nearly every endeavor that one may encounter during a lifetime of exploration. The stock market represents an ideal example of the simple is better rule.  Investors are constantly seeking more and more complicated ways to create profits in the stock market.  Some of these complicated methods actually work.  Advanced strategies such as high-frequency trading have proven to be very effective profit creating strategies.  Even with all the success of high-frequency trading, there is ...
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A Sneak Peak Inside Ray Dalio’s Portfolio

Following the lead of top investors is a time proven way to earn wealth in the financial markets.   The path to wealth in the markets is already well marked by the proven footsteps of great investors. One of the most iconic leading names in today’s financial market is a hedge fund manager named Ray Dalio.  The average investor may not have even heard of Mr. Dalio but he is a well-known figure in the hedge fund world. He has earned a place as one of the top 100 wealthiest investors on earth by managing the $140 billion Bridgewater Associates hedge fund. Bridgewater ...
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This Esoteric Indicator Can Earn You Big Profits

Technical analysis traders have many tools at their disposal to help make investing decisions.  There are common ones like Bollinger Bands, moving averages and price patterns.   In addition to these common tools there are an entire host of esoteric type technical tools like Gann Angles and the Ichimoku Cloud. This article will provide the basics about the powerful technical indicator known as the Ichimoku Cloud. I like the Cloud since it is a no nonsense indicator.  There is very little interpretation to using it. The Ichimoku Cloud, also known as Ichimoku Kinko Hyo, appears to be very complicated at first glance by ...
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