Stocks

In the financial world, the term “plain vanilla” is often used to describe an investment portfolio with very little complexity. What an advisor most often means with this ice cream parlor adjective is that the portfolio has all or most

How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone? This is a better question to ask than the typical “magic number” formula that most “first-level” thinking firms tout. Let’s review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that

Investors are hot for China’s answer to Tesla. Shares of BYD (BYDDF), a Chinese battery and electric car maker in which Warren Buffett is a major investor, have risen 55% over the past month. Stock in the Tesla (TSLA) rival

Originally published by Cabot Wealth on September 27th As I shared after-hours cocktails with Cabot Wealth Summit attendees two weeks ago, a large table of us shared our big-picture stock ideas. On the subject of Tesla stock, my thesis, after

Originally published by Cabot Wealth on September 27th As I shared after-hours cocktails with Cabot Wealth Summit attendees two weeks ago, a large table of us shared our big-picture stock ideas. On the subject of Tesla stock, my thesis, after

Shares in China’s biggest internet companies are on a tear this year, but some investors think things have gone too far. E-commerce giant Alibaba’s (BABA, Tech30) stock has more than doubled, and internet firm Tencent (TCEHY) has powered up over

Charlie Munger has said “good ideas are rare.” Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) often talks about the idea of a punch card with just 20 punches on it. Each time you buy a stock – you use up one punch. Buffett

The biggest question in money today: Is it too late to buy stocks? After all, the stock market has rallied for eight years, notching record high after record high. The S&P 500 has almost quadrupled from the low during the

1. Markets rattled by North Korea: Global stock markets dropped Tuesday after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The closely watched VIX (VIX) volatility index spiked by 24% and U.S. stock futures were off by between 0.6% and 1%.In

Imagine having your money work for you. Wise investments can spell financial freedom and one way of doing this is getting into stocks. Stock investments have far reaching gains. Today many people are already investing in dividend paying stocks. Dividends