Investing


In this section you will find Fundamental Trends investment ideas, research, model portfolios 401(k) Alerts. Fundamental Trends offers investment ideas in three categories: Stocks, ETFs, Options & 401(k) Asset Allocation.

What truly makes this investment letter different is our approach to buying and selling which is managed for risk differently than most others. We make extensive use of “limit orders” and cash-secured put option selling to scale into positions and secure low costs basis.

Calix SWOT Report

Calix is on our “very short lists” of companies to watch and potentially buy at the right price. Our SWOT analysis provide the essentials for getting to know a company and develop an investment thesis. Get a Free Library Card to see this SWOT.

The New Very Short Lists 2020

Every quarter we update our watchlists. These 2020 “Very Short Lists” have been scrubbed and expanded dramatically. Our Dividend Growth, Retiree Low Volatility Dividend & Sustainable Growth coverage has expanded 50%. We have also added a trading list and trade tracking. Try R.A.R.E. for half price now using code RARE50 to get our entire investing universe.

Oil & Gas Exit Strategy

We have now moved past the “beginning of the end” of the oil age. While there might be one more cyclical bull market in store, the 2020s will mark a profound shift in energy usage. The advent of EVs is upon us and petrochemicals will fail to grow as projected due to better technology driven options. You need an exit strategy from oil and gas stocks.

Start Taking Profits On Tesla

Last November, I discussed “why I’m selling Tesla shares.” It turned out to be a good spot to sell Tesla (TSLA) shares that we had purchased about a hundred dollars cheaper less than two months earlier. It would be about a half year before we returned to buying Tesla shares.

Sustainable Growth Investing Model: December 2019

Sustainable Growth Investing uses a base ETF allocation and long-term growth stocks for generating capital appreciation. This strategy can be used for an entire portfolio or as an add-on to a more diversified portfolio, such as, a retirement plan. The Sustainable Growth Investing mission is to beat the S&P 500 stock market index without added risk.