Introducing The Dividend 30 | Seeking Alpha


The Margin of Safety Dividend 30 is designed to find roughly 30 domestic companies that offer both dividend safety and future growth. We also maintain an International Dividend Dozen focus stock list. Our goal is to find about 30 companies, maybe a few more, that can support their current dividendsRead More →

Gold Weekly: No Downside Tail Risks Priced In To GLDM Despite US-China Trade Tensions – World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLDM)


Introduction Welcome to Orchid’s Gold Weekly report. We discuss gold prices through the lense of the World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF (GLDM) because we think that is the best pure-play ETF to assert exposure to spot gold prices. We remain cautious toward GLDM at present, principally becauseRead More →

Gold and silver advance, tracking weaker stocks


Gold and silver futures regained positive ground Wednesday, inversely tracking weaker trade for stocks and other so-called risk-on markets. Gold for June delivery on Comex GCM19, +0.42%  rose $4.80, or 0.4%, to $1,281.90 an ounce, while July silver SIN19, +0.77%  gained 12 cents, or 0.82%, to $14.440 an ounce, crawlingRead More →

When Cyber Risks Meet Geopolitics


Cybersecurity is becoming a pressing issue – and a flash point where countries’ economic and national security interests can intersect. The combination of these issues is complicating U.S.-China trade negotiations, with market implications across the technology supply chain in particular. Chart of the week Relative performance of selected tech industriesRead More →

Asian markets fall, following Wall Street’s lead


Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday, following losses on Wall Street as the trade war between the U.S. and China showed no signs of thawing. With a lull in economic releases closer to home, investors digested President Donald Trump’s comments that the country was “not ready” for a tradeRead More →