An easy to implement investment strategy is suitably named the Dogs of the Dow. The basic strategy is implemented by purchasing the ten companies in the Dow (Dow Jones Industrial Average) with the highest yield. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made of 30 stocks that have been selected to serve as a benchmark for […]
One of the most important concepts in investing is to remember that everything gradually returns back to the norm. Follow this link to a list of monthly prime interest rates going back to January of 1949. Isn’t this a great table? Look at the mid 1970’s where you will see rates as high as 12% […]
Today I found an interesting little free stock screener on MSN Money at <a href=”http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/finder/customstocksdl.asp” target=”_blank”>link</a>. A screener gives you the ability to find stocks you want based on a set of pre-determined criteria. You first determine what type of companies you want to find. For example if you like companies that are trading reasonably […]
I have just had an article, “How to Create Income Using a Covered Call,” published on TradingMarkets.com. Please check it out here.
On my last blog I wrote about committing to reading at least one or two financial publications to develop knowledge and also to stay current on the overall markets. Over my next few blogs I will share some of my favorites with you. For a weekly publication I like Barron’s which is delivered to my […]