Each of these three small-cap biotech stocks surged more than 100% last week. The author of today’s article notes that “It isn’t unusual to see small-cap biotechs with nine-figure market caps continue to make further gains, but they don’t always continue rising.” So which of these three small-cap biotechs might be at the beginning of a much larger move higher? CLICK HERE.
Whether a major market setback is imminent or still a ways off, the author of today’s article argues that “now is a good time to gauge how your retirement portfolio would likely hold up if the markets were to slump and make needed changes before a downturn occurs” – and he proceeds to outline a 3-step process for this. Are you more heavily invested in stocks than you think (and want) after eight years of gains? How can you ballpark the potential hit your portfolio will take during a major setback and determine what adjustments – if any – to make? CLICK HERE for more.
If your goal is to become a millionaire retiree, the author of today’s article recommends seeking out “stocks that consistently generate strong returns, and allow your gains to compound for decades” – and points to real estate investment trusts as being particularly good picks in this regard, noting that, due to their tax benefits, “REITs work twice as well in retirement accounts.” He proceeds to highlight two REITs to consider as they are plays on two trends that are only going to accelerate from here: the growth of cloud storage and the aging of the population. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The post-election “Trump rally” has been very good to investors. But, as today’s article notes, “retirees…have a vested interest in making sure their newly plumped-up nest eggs remain intact.” So, should retirees head for the exits in anticipation of a pullback, or would doing so likely cause them to miss out on further gains next year? The author looks at what history suggests in regards to this question – as well as the best way for retirees to go about taking profits and what “beaten-up” areas may be best to funnel those profits into. To read more, CLICK HERE.
While alternative investments have the potential to both reduce a portfolio’s risk and boost its returns, the key word here, as today’s article emphasizes, is can: “If done poorly, alternative investments can just as easily take a wrecking ball to a portfolio and destroy years’ worth of gains.” Specifically, the author outlines the real-life example of the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System (DPFP) which, “after making a series of questionable investments” in alternative assets, ended up bankrupt. To read more about what happened to the DPFP and the lessons this cautionary tale holds about alternative investments – as well as for the four conditions the author recommends be in place when it comes to alternative investments – CLICK HERE.
“It’s a commodity that’s been on the slippery slide for the past four years and it’s making a remarkable recovery.” This is what one analyst cited in today’s article had to say about the resurrection of coal – a resurrection that the article’s author believes “may have further room to run.” To read about the factors that have contributed to this reversal of fortunes for coal – which is now one of the best-performing commodities after prices started the year near decade lows – as well as coal’s potential for further gains – especially with a La Nina weather pattern – CLICK HERE.