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

Q: Dear Patrick: I would be grateful for your opinion on Chicago Bridge & Iron. The company’s stock is way down but I have been told that it has a new and inexpensive revolutionary (and clean) method of producing energy from natural gas and is in the process of building power stations to use it. Many thanks for your advice, as usual. Joining the Successful Investor was the smartest move in the whole of my investing career.

A: Chicago Bridge & Iron N.V., $14.68, symbol CBI on New York (Shares outstanding: 101.2 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion, www.cbi.com), is a U.S.-based engineering, procurement and construction company. It specializes in projects for oil and gas firms.

The company recently plunged to an eight-year low… Read More

A new acquisition helps fuel a 6.4% yield

A new acquisition helps fuel a 6.4% yield

This company continues to operate as an income trust, building on its strong niche in the removal and conversion of industrial chemicals. Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund has made two major acquisitions in recent years, the most recent in 2017.

While acquisitions add risk, this company has… Read More