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Death by Amazon

Death by Amazon

I am particularly frustrated/aggravated/flummoxed/bewildered — in fact, to keep it topical, I would go so far as to say I feel beleaguered — by the phenomenon known as the “Amazon effect.” You know, the beating any company takes any time...
Never a bad time to trade oil

Never a bad time to trade oil

Speculators can say what they want about a market selloff, but there’s never a bad time to trade. Right now, everyone looking for airtime and free coffee in those network’s greenrooms is saying the market is due for a selloff. The market is always due for a selloff....
How to Pick the Perfect Income Stock

How to Pick the Perfect Income Stock

Is is time to rethink your income investing strategies? I get quite a few emails from options sellers; here’s one of the most common: “The premiums on this stock look great. What do you think of the company?” That’s what I call “premium chasing,” and it’s...
Stock-Picking Basics: The P/E Gap Method

Stock-Picking Basics: The P/E Gap Method

When it comes to investing, you do your research, but you don’t always beat the market—which means you lose money. Don’t fret. You’re definitely not alone—even the majority of highly-compensated hedge fund managers couldn’t match the returns of the S&P 500 in...