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

Stock buybacks can be just as good for investors as dividends

Stock buybacks can be just as good for investors as dividends

Stock buybacks can offer investors a number of key advantages over dividends.

We’ve always placed a high value on a sustained record of dividends, mainly because it provides something of a pedigree for stocks we recommend. But stock buybacks are also a great opportunity for investors.

While… Read More