Can Clean Energy Renew Your Portfolio?

August 9th, 2022 Can Clean Energy Renew Your Portfolio? The world is watching as today and tomorrow will be filled with Consumer Price Index numbers from countries like Mexico, Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, and the United States, to name a few.  In the majority of countries, the month-over-month numbers are expected to decrease, showing that […]

Will Payrolls Push The Fed To Take Action?

August 8th, 2022 Will Payrolls Push The Fed To Take Action? I was having my morning cup of coffee on Sunday, I looked at my news feed on my phone and started to laugh. From this image you can see the progression of how various outlets reported on the jobs news over the last week. […]

Job Market Remains Tight As Jobless Claims Increase

August 5th, 2022 Job Market Remains Tight As Jobless Claims Increase Make sure you follow the whole article as I outline a credit spread with a potential 44% return. First, let’s talk about jobless claims and the number that I will look for to signal trouble in the water.  There are a lot of discussions about […]

FOMO Hits Market After Strong Earnings

August 4th, 2022 FOMO Hits Market After Strong Earnings After six months of a declining market, investors are shaking off any potential headwind and their fear of missing out has taken full control.  Any positive news about earnings is enough to drive the markets higher these days, and there’s no shortage of companies beating earnings […]

Consistent Income Using One Ticker

August 3rd, 2022 Consistent Income Using One Ticker This week is full of job reports and yesterday we saw one saying the number of U.S. Job Openings declined in June.  I’m not that worried though.  Remember we still have more job openings than workers.  But wait! Why is unemployment not 0% if that is true?  […]

How Stable Is The Job Market?

August 2nd, 2022 How Stable Is The Job Market? It wasn’t too long ago that the market was reacting (or overreacting) to every piece of news that was published.  Over the last month and a half, the markets have settled down some.  That can be seen from the VIX (volatility index) which has been steadily […]

Don’t Call It A Recession

August 1st, 2022 Don’t Call It A Recession Before we get into the week ahead, I woke up on Sunday to a handful of articles now saying something to the effect of, maybe we’re not in a typical recession.  I find that interesting since John already wrote about that and we published his take on […]

Is This Really A Recession?

July 29th, 2022 Is This Really A Recession? The Mediots Are At It Again As we’ve explained over the last few months, it was likely that the U.S. economy would meet the ‘technical’ definition of a recession (two or more consecutive quarters of negative GDP).   Here’s Fox News at 9:37am Thursday – one hour […]

Three Dividend Stocks To Buy After Yesterday’s Fed Meeting

July 28th, 2022 Three Dividend Stocks To Buy After Yesterday’s Fed Meeting It’s official, the Fed increased interest rates by 75 basis points for a second straight meeting.  Inflation remains high, job growth is slowing, and consumer confidence is at historic lows.     Maybe that’s why investors are rushing toward dividend investing to protect their […]

Top CEOs Are Saying This About The Upcoming Quarter

July 27th, 2022 Top CEOs Are Saying This About The Upcoming Quarter What can we learn from the major companies that reported earnings?    Alphabet (GOOG/L) released earnings and missed overall, but their ad revenue beat expectations so their stock went up after hours.  Microsoft (MSFT) missed on cloud revenue and ad revenue and their […]