How to create the best retirement portfolio through diversification

How to create the best retirement portfolio through diversification

Realistic expectations and an eye toward diversification will help you develop the best retirement portfolio, and give you built-in security.

Diversification should be the focus of investors looking to build the best retirement portfolio. Tempering expectations on the size of your return is another important consideration… Read More

Demand for lithium has this stock rising

Demand for lithium has this stock rising

Recently a Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle asked for his views on a specialty chemical company whose main area of growth is lithium. As the demand for lithium rises from makers of electric car batteries, smartphones and other sources, Albemarle Corp. continues to acquire… Read More

Investment thoughts 101: Why snap judgments could ruin your portfolio

Investment thoughts 101: Why snap judgments could ruin your portfolio

Here are some investment thoughts on snap judgments, the investors who make them and how they can hurt your portfolio.

Snap judgments can be a great time-saver, but they’re a poor tool for investment decision-making. Investment thoughts involving snap judgments often produce extreme, random results—good or… Read More

Q: Hi: What is your opinion of Albemarle (ALB)? Thanks

A: Albemarle Corp., $116.76, symbol ALB on New York (Shares outstanding: 110.8 million; Market cap: $12.9 billion; www.albemarle.com), is a global specialty chemicals company with three main businesses: Lithium and Advanced Materials, Bromine Specialties, and Refining Solutions. The end markets it serves include petroleum refining,… Read More