What is Pat’s commentary for the week of June 23, 2015

Throughout history, many nations have achieved great wealth and power, if only temporarily. These periods of military and/or financial success can lead to regional or global success. They can last a long time or a short one, but none lasts forever. Both beginning and end… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of September 13, 2011?

A long-time reader and portfolio-management client recently asked a question that other investors may wonder about in today’s turbulent markets. He wrote,

“You constantly remind members to have a balanced portfolio and strategy for long-term success when investing. But when do you take profits? You have… Read More

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, April 7, 2011

PLEASE NOTE: Our next Hotline will go out on Friday, April 15, 2011.

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC., $35.24, New York symbol TXN, is buying rival chipmaker National Semiconductor Corp. (New York symbol NSM) in a friendly takeover.

Texas Instruments is paying $6.5 billion, which is equal to 15%… Read More