Stocks Skid Into 2019 With Slowdown Fears

2019-01-02

Today’s Top Stories: Stocks skid into 2019 with slowdown fears; Trump/Democrats at an impasse over border wall funding; and drugmakers hike prices to kick-off 2019. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: The Wall Street BreakfastRead More →

London energy group Ophir in takeover talk

2019-01-02

Ophir Energy OPHR, +32.56%   became the second London-listed mid-cap oil-and-gas company to attract a suitor in recent weeks after it said it is in talks with Indonesia’s Medco Energi MEDC, -0.72%  about a potential all-cash takeover bid which could create a southeast Asian upstream powerhouse. The news sent sharesRead More →

Kevin’s ‘Triple Threat’ Portfolio: FY 2018 Review

2019-01-01

A New Way Forward In my portfolio introduction in May 2018, I introduced the first phase of my portfolio building plan which started in February 2017. This “base” included high yield REITs which supplied me with around $5,000 in cash dividends per year. I contributed $65,000 to this phase, pickingRead More →

Trump says ‘not giving up’ on building a wall

2019-01-01

President Donald Trump pledged anew to build a southern wall between the U.S. and Mexico, saying he’s ready to make a deal with the Democrats when they provide funding for border security. Trump made the comments in a Dec. 31 interview with Fox News, as he also reiterated his assertionRead More →