Overview In this article, I analyze the 29 Dividend Kings, an exclusive group of stocks that have increased their dividend for 50+ consecutive years. There is now one more Dividend King since Sysco Corporation (SYY) recently raised the quarterly dividend permitting this company to enter this exclusive list. I willRead More →

Source: Keydifferences When picking securities from a fast-growing sector like the cybersecurity (HACK) sector, after performing fundamental analysis to examine stocks that should be added to your portfolio, it is equally imperative that you perform a risk analysis. When performing a risk analysis, a peer-based risk analysis is recommended. ThisRead More →

Currencies Japanese Yen – The Japanese Yen’s decline triggered a momentum-based short sale under .9425. Commercial traders were once again heavy sellers in the Yen. Our short sale is protected with a buy stop at .9647. First support is around .9230. The bigger question is, “Will this trigger the nextRead More →

© Reuters. Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed: law firm analysis HOUSTON (Reuters) – Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil andRead More →

Worldwide investors commit millions of dollars to drug companies, hoping that a new drug will become a blockbuster. However, before committing, investors should consider a thorough scientific due diligence to reduce risk. On May 7th, Actinogen, a small-cap Australian company, announced that their phase-2 trial of Xanamem showed no cognitiveRead More →

Navios Maritime Holdings, Inc. (NM) is a financially troubled micro-cap that is extremely risky as an investment or trade. It is the parent company of Navios Maritime Partners (NMM), Navios Maritime Acquisition (NNA), Navios Maritime Containers LP (NMCI), and Navios South American Logistics (NSAL), a privately held company. Prior articlesRead More →

Introduction There are a lot of cross currents in the oil market right now with slowing growth in China and the United States from a trade war, a prolonged government shutdown, Venezuela turmoil, and record domestic oil production in the United States. It should be no surprise that investors areRead More →