Practice stock trading accounts: A training tool or a distraction?

Model portfolios and practice stock trading have a lot in common. They both serve to distract investors from long-term investing goals.
The online brokerage industry is winning a lot of attention and goodwill for itself by offering “practice accounts.” These accounts are supposed to be identical… Read More

The best long-term stocks to buy: Here’s how to find them

The best long-term stocks to buy: Here’s how to find them

There are a variety of factors to consider when you look for top long-term stocks to buy, including whether they pay dividends, their position in their industry and management strength
One successful strategy for finding long-term stocks to buy is to identify well-financed companies that are… Read More

How to Identify the Best High Dividend Blue Chip Stocks

How to Identify the Best High Dividend Blue Chip Stocks

7 ways to identify the high dividend blue chip stocks that will help you cut the risk—and boost the returns—of your portfolio
If you only buy the best high dividend blue chip stocks, you’ll automatically stay out of almost all the market’s worst stocks.

For a true… Read More

Their essential services fuel your gains

FedEx and Cintas have soared in the past few months, even though the shutdown of businesses due to COVID-19 hurt their short-term earnings. That’s because demand for their services will rebound as the economy reopens, particularly as they help businesses cope with the pandemic.
FEDEX CORP… Read More

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

Value stock investing pointers: look at goodwill and investment quality, and look beyond financial indicators
When you begin investing, you may think the secret to investment profit is “buy low, sell high.” But that’s hard to do. You’ll often buy just before prices fall, or sell… Read More