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Massive Overbought Signal & Investment Website Discounts

Summary This week’s Macro & ETFriday webinar walked through several investment topics using articles and research from several of my regular reads. We also looked at a few charts on TradingView which is essential for swing traders. I have included descriptions and discounts to the websites that I use and read regularly, including Bloomberg, ValueWalk, Sentiment Trader, StockRover, TradingView, Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. I spend about half my time […]

REITs In Your Asset Allocation

REITs are favorites among dividend investors. But, there is a fallacy that real estate as an asset class outperforms stocks in general. That is not true.

Over the past 5 years, inclusive of dividends, these are the returns for the Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ) representing the Nasdaq 100, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ):

Investment Philosophy

Asset allocation drives 50-90% of volatility, risk and returns so focus on asset allocation by sector, industry and nation above all else, with a core position in ETFs.
Stocks must present an opportunity to significantly beat the market averages or are not worth the single stock risk.

Technical Trading Basics: Using RSI, MFI, CMG & MACD

After considering the big trends, fundamentals, and government & central bank policy, it is time to figure out when to buy and sell. Basic technical analysis can help investors put the odds on their side quicker and grind out several extra points per year with little effort. Technical trading experts can make even more with the right temperament. Learn more about when to buy and sell using simple technical signals.

Investing In The 2nd Half Of 2020 – SPECIAL REPORT

The following report covers where we are in the economy and markets. It has become clear to me that another correction is coming of some significance. The problem we face is whether the combination of Fed money and a potential medical miracle can stave off the worse case scenarios. I believe to an extent they can. However, that still leaves room for the bear market to resume. Speculative excess is […]

Fundamental Trends vs Margin Of Safety Investing

Folks ask me what the difference is between the services at Seeking Alpha and at Fundamental Trends. Here are the basics: Margin of Safety Investing and the RARE service are both “all-in-one” services and have 95% similar information. Both are priced similarly. Fundamental Trends has a chat and multiple forums with some outside research. If you are looking for some hedge fund and investment bank research the forums might be […]

Building Your Model Portfolio

Model portfolios are worth precisely nothing to you. Stocks should not be bought all at one time, neither should ETFs. However, having a structured portfolio to fill in as you get prices on assets you want, now that goes a long way. Here are three approaches that have worked well for me managing OPM. One should work for you too.