Investing

“Buy and Hold” Investing Can Be Hazardous To Your Wealth – Here’s Why

One would think that following two major market corrections of over 50% within the last two decades, investors would have a better appreciation for how much time it takes to compound your way out of losses. While buy-and-hold investors who stayed true to their strategy over the last two decades are indeed ahead, they lost many years of valuable compounding time in a quest to “get back to even.” The bottom line is that corrections and crashes matter a lot.

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Expect 15% – 28% Annual Returns From These 10 Dividend Achievers

Investors looking for high-quality businesses should consider dividend growth stocks. The beauty of strong dividend growth companies is that they pay their investors rising streams of dividend income, regardless of the direction the market is going. This article will discuss the top 10 Dividend Achievers, ranked according to their expected returns.

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Best 4 Defensive Stock Sectors & Best Stock In Each

Morgan Stanley has been busy recently. A team of over 30 analysts has just put together a list of the best defensive sectors, based on almost 25 years of market data. This article delves into four sector stock picks highlighted by the firm - stocks that can still deliver even in times of volatility or slowing returns - and why these four stocks also have the backing of the Street in general. Let’s take a closer look now.

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News Flash! Schwab CEO Advocates Diversifying Into Gold – Here’s Why

The leader of one of the biggest banks and brokerage firms on the planet (Walt Bettinger, CEO of Charles Schwab) is advocating that we should take a portion of our portfolio and diversify it into a tangible asset like gold. That is huge. Why? Because companies like Schwab make money managing people’s money and, when a portion of that portfolio is reallocated to precious metals, there is no management fee on that portion anymore...so why is the guy at the helm of Schwab saying this?

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