The potential for strong total return is one major reason to invest in these REITs. With most distribution cuts out of the way and the prospect for improvement in 2021, they all make sense for...
Wedbush has a new tech analyst named Matt Bryson, and he sees strong upside for AMD and Nvidia. Intel was given tremendous downside, and Micron, Western Digital and Seagate are all viewed with some...
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and other research calls from Wednesday included Centene, Comcast, Concho Resources, PACCAR, STMicroelectronics, Tesla, United Natural Food and VF.
Source: ThinkstockWhether you are a trader or investor, one of the keys to success is having a meaningful enough position in the stocks you own to take advantage of strong upside price movement. As...
Source: Jon OggThe US Treasury 30-year bond, the so-called Long Bond, is proving to be a widow-maker to those who bought a couple of months ago. Most investors did not want to hear that a mere 1%...
Source: ThinkstockThe never-ending bull market in Treasury bonds appears to be looking more and more as though the party is over. At some point, the risk-reward is just too great and people will only...
Source: Jon OggIs the Treasury market finally living up to its threat as the next big short? The money that was made in the period from 2007 to 2009 on the subprime mortgage short provided some of...
Source: Jon OggJust over one month ago we made the case that perhaps the best short since the heyday of the subprime mortgage debacle may be on the horizon. Our December 5 story identifying the...
Source: Jon OggInterest rates are nearly zero and the Federal Reserve has pledged to keep them that way until unemployment reaches 6.5% and as long as inflation does not get to a level that would be...
What is the next big short? The money that was made from 2007 to 2009 on the subprime mortgage short provided some of the most staggering profits that hedge funds ever realized. Heavy hitters like...
The U.S. Treasury has not had the best week when it comes to Treasury debt auctions.  The 30-Year $16 billion Long Bond auction was a dud.  You have to consider that the 30-year ‘on the run’...
You have been warned about bubbles forming in bonds and in dividend stocks.  So when you get a report out on Gross Domestic Product that is above most expectations it should be of little or no...
Investors are treating U.S. Treasury debt more favorably than gold at the moment.  The U.S. just saw its “AAA” rating from Fitch maintained late on Tuesday and now we are reminded why the...
Source: Jon OggSo, just two weeks ago it looked as though “Sell in May and go away!” was not going to be as strong of a theme in 2012 compared to 2011 and to 2010.  In 2010 the market had...
The Institute for Supply Management has issued its reading for January non-manufacturing and the data is strong.  Very strong.  At 56.8, this is the best reading in almost a year.  Dow Jones was...