Forget the Santa Claus Rally and January Effect

Now that we’re in the Christmas holiday shopping season, you’re about to get inundated with ridiculous expressions like “Santa Claus rally” and market superstitions that would have you believe that the price action on the first trading day of […] Continue Reading…

VIDEO: Will JC Penney Survive 2014?

I joined Varney & Co. on Fox Business this morning to discuss the future of JCPenney (JCP) and JCP stock.

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JCPenney is having a rough go at it today, with JCP stock down more than 9% as of the time […] Continue Reading…

The Best Dividend ETFs to Own Now

2013 was a great year for stock investors. And despite some minor corrections in 2014, the S&P 500 has held on to the majority of those gains.
Of course, it’s taken us a long time to get here. The S&P […] Continue Reading…

7 Tax Tips to Use Before the End of 2013

This time of year, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the holidays and push unpleasant things like tax planning into January, but believe me — a few tax tips will actually come in handy sooner than later.

For some […] Continue Reading…

JC Penney On Express Train to Oblivion

I was on CNBC this week to discuss battered retailer JC Penney (JCP), commenting that the company “is on an express train to oblivion.”

Activist investor Bill Ackman is widely blamed for running the company into the ground, and the […] Continue Reading…