The Strategy, Signal, And Power Of Utilities

Utilities don’t get a lot of love from investors.  They are the stodgiest of market sectors and tend to be purchased by the proverbial “widows and orphans” looking for a safe and reliable quarterly dividend check.  And their sensitivity […] Continue Reading…

Comments { 0 }

3 European Dividend Stocks to Buy for Europe’s Coming QE

Here is a little statistic that will blow your mind: Spanish bond yields are sitting near 200-year lows.

Yes, 200, as in two centuries. The last time Spain had yields this low, Napoleon had only recently been exiled to Saint Helena.  […] Continue Reading…

Comments { 0 }

VIDEO: Is the Market Rigged? The Debate Continues

I joined CNBC’s Bernie Lo and Susan Li and Traders Audio’s Ben Lichtenstein to weigh in on Michael Lewis’ allegations that the market is rigged.

Lewis, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker and Moneyball released his latest book—Flash Boys—this week […] Continue Reading…

Comments { 0 }

Podcast: High-Frequency Trading and the Average Investor

Listen to the podcast by following this link: High-Frequency Trading and the Average Investor

There’s been a lot of buzz this week over Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt–and whether or not high-frequency trading “rigs” the market against […] Continue Reading…

Comments { 0 }

April 2014 Portfolio Outlook

With one quarter down, 2014 is getting off to a slow start with the S&P 500 up 1.3%.  But under the surface, we appear to have the beginnings of a major rotation underway.  The momentum stocks that led the […] Continue Reading…

Comments { 0 }

This material is provided for informational purposes only, as of the date hereof, and is subject to change without notice. This material may not be suitable for all investors and is not intended to be an offer, or the solicitation of any offer, to buy or sell any securities.