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 most time frames, REITS as a group trail the broader stock market. REITs have use for income and growth, but we must be very selective.Read More
Letters & Special Reports
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Freedom To Fold And Wait For A Better Hand
Over the past few years I have been playing in the World Series of Poker professional circuit. I’ve played poker since I was a teenager. People have been saying I’ve been lucky for 35 years. It’s not luck.Read More
Quarterly Outlook & Game Plan (April 2020): Coronavirus, The Economy And Investing
Coronavirus is going to have lasting impacts on society and investing. We must have caution, but not be afraid. Register to read.Read More
Investing After Coronavirus
Investing after Coronavirus will mean a bigger pivot to technology. Eventually, we will see inflation from the stimulus though. Register to read.Read More
Coronavirus And Asset Allocation Update
We were getting very cash heavy in January on overvaluations in the markets. Now we’re covering for fear of an economic collapse. Register to read.Read More
2020 Outlook & Game Plan: Navigating Overvalued Markets And Uncertainty
The rally off of the almost bear market correction of late 2018, has led to a near euphoric take by many investors as 2019 had a large gain. In reality, the stock market moved up about 20% over the past 2 years, or about 10% on average per year. Exactly in line with historical averages.Read More
The Transition From ICE Cars & Oil To EVs & Alternative Energy – And Our Broad Investment Thesis
The end of the oil age began when Saudi Arabia flooded the market with oil in 2014. We are in about the 2nd inning now. Have an energy transition plan. Register to read.Read More
ETFs We Might Add
With the flow of money out of “old economy” and “grandpa stocks”continuing, using corrections to upgrade our asset allocation is an essential idea. Already, we have raised cash on anticipation of a summer correction.Read More
Gold Is Attractive For The First Time In A Long Time
I’m no gold bug, but for the first time in a long time, gold is looking pretty. It once again deserves a small place in your portfolio. Register to read.Read More