Editorial

A handsome man rode in on a horse…

January 20, 2020

Philip Morris (PM) had its back against the wall.

The tobacco giant had been selling cigarettes by the truckload and enjoying record profits. Back then smoking was irresistibly cool. People smoked on planes and around babies... clueless that smoking was deadly.

That all changed in the ‘50s when scientists discovered smoking…

Are your instincts stopping you from growing rich?

January 13, 2020

Ready for a surprise?

Below I wrote down the four best performing large US stocks of 2019.

If you’re a RiskHedge reader, one through three won’t surprise you.

AMD (AMD) +148% Lam Research (LRCX) +115% KLA Tencor (KLAC) +100%

These companies make and sell computer chips.

As we’ve…

I’m loading up on this stock for 2020

January 6, 2020

I hope you had a great time with family and friends over the holidays—I sure did.

I got to spend lots of time with my one-year-old daughter, who is quickly becoming a Disney (DIS) superfan.

She dragged me and my wife into the playroom to watch the movie Frozen at least five times.

If…

Buy These “4½G” Stocks Today

December 16, 2019

T-Mobile (TMUS) just made 5G history.

On Friday, the cell carrier “flipped the switch” to activate America’s first widespread 5G network. T-Mobile’s new 5G network will reportedly cover more than half of all Americans.

This is a big deal. As you probably know by now, 5G is the new superfast cell…

The company getting rich off your family vacation

December 9, 2019

Thomas Cook believed alcohol was the root of all evil.

In 1841 he started running trains full of prohibition supporters to meetings in the English countryside.

Cook would later branch out into planning family vacations... and would eventually grow his business into Europe’s largest travel agency.

"Don't just book it—Thomas…

The little-known bankruptcy that’s shaking up America

November 25, 2019

Samuel Dean set up his milk business at just the right time.

It was 1925, and milk was fast becoming a staple of the American diet.

Milkmen delivered glass bottles to doorsteps across the country…

And parents had their kids drink three glasses a day for “strong bones.”

Sam’s company, Dean…

Profiting from the biggest lie in America

November 18, 2019

What’s one of the surest ways to make money investing?

Find a big lie that everyone believes...

Bet against it...

And wait for the truth to come out.

For example, have you seen the movie The Big Short?

It tells the story of a few clever investors who made a killing betting on…

Are your instincts stopping you from growing rich?

November 11, 2019

Nobody wants to be the schmuck who bought stocks at the tippy-top.

Did you check your 401(k) this week?

If so, you surely noticed US stocks hit new all-time highs.

And the S&P 500 is now on track for its best year since 1996.

How does this make you feel…

This American icon will own the next decade

November 4, 2019

The day we’ve been anticipating is almost here...

In less than two weeks, Disney (DIS) will launch its new video streaming service, Disney+.

As longtime RiskHedge readers know, I’m pumped about Disney+.

And not just because my daughter LOVES everything Disney (I pre-ordered Disney+ for her last week).

But because Disney’s move into streaming will kick off a new…