Graphic: REIT Dividend Yields Since 1972

The Bangladesh Butter Indicator Says Buy!

Get ready to buy. Our most reliable technical indicator—one that has historically been 99% accurate—is  suggesting that stocks are poised for a major breakout.

Bangladesh butter production surged in February, as moderating grain prices allowed Bangladeshi dairy farmers to boost […] Continue Reading…

Though It Pains Me To Say It, Obama’s Recommendations For The Brokerage Industry Are Surprisingly Sensible

Prepare yourself, for the end of days must be nigh: I actually agree with President Obama on something regarding financial regulation.

Now, I say this fully understanding that the President, if he had his way, would probably round up everyone […] Continue Reading…

Why Retirees Should Never Invest In Annuities

Let me start with a confession: I hate variable annuities.

Hate is a strong word, so let me rephrase: I despise them with an unholy passion.

To be fair, not all annuity reps are snake oil salesmen, and there can […] Continue Reading…

The Apple Watch Will Be a Flop: Here’s Why Apple Doesn’t Care

Rumors broke last week that the high-end version of the Apple Watch—the Edition—would have an 18-karat-gold case and could cost $4,000 or more.  Some rumors have the sales price closer to $10,000, or about on par with an entry-level […] Continue Reading…