Second Quarter Earnings: What to Expect

The second quarter earnings season is off to a nice start—and FactSet is estimating quarterly earnings growth of 4.6% for the S&P 500.  Though this is down slightly from the 4.9% estimated for the quarter as recently as June […] Continue Reading…

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The Most Expensive City in the World is in…Angola?

Can you imagine paying $7,000 a month for a two-bedroom apartment, or $42 to see a movie?

— CNNMoney (@CNNMoney) July 12, 2014

“Cost of living” can be a relative term, as I’ve discovered in my time in Peru […] Continue Reading…

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Long-Term Care as an Investment

LTC Properties, Inc. (LTC) is a real estate investment trust that invests primarily in the long-term care sector of the health care industry, including long-term care provider properties, skilled nursing properties, assisted living properties, independent living properties and memory […] Continue Reading…

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Dow Near 17,000 and S&P 500 Near 2,000: Now What?

I gave my thoughts to InvestorPlace on where the Dow and S&P 500 go from here and what investors should do about it:
The bull market of 2009 to present is probably the most hated bull market in history.  Most […] Continue Reading…

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Five MORE Monthly Dividend Stocks

In December I compiled a list of Monthly Dividend Stocks to Snag in 2014, which has proven to be one of my most popular articles of the past year.  It’s not hard to see the appeal of a monthly […] Continue Reading…

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