The Weekly Profit, May 2019

Why Garbage Is Good Business… And Other Things Income Investors Should Know

May 22, 2019

It’s Ed D’Agostino, publisher of Mauldin Economics. This issue of The Weekly Profit is going to be a little different. Today I’m sitting down with your editor and Mauldin Economics’ senior equity analyst, Robert Ross, to talk about income investing—which he calls the “unicorn of investing strategies.”

Trump’s Trade War Is Good for These Three Stocks

May 15, 2019

The US v. China trade war is heating up. The two superpowers have been negotiating for months. Both sides claim the other has used unfair trade practices.

Use This Trick to Avoid Value Traps like Kraft Heinz

May 8, 2019

Even the best investors have bad days. Warren Buffett is no exception. In February, the famed investor watched one of his biggest acquisitions quickly sour.

Social Security in the Red? Here’s Another Source of Government-Backed Income

May 1, 2019

We got some bad news about Social Security last week.

Panicked by the Yield Curve Inversion? Time to Load Up on This Sector

April 24, 2019

If you blinked, you might have missed a once-in-a-decade event.

Now Is the Time to Buy Preferred Stocks

April 17, 2019

Chances are, you’re overlooking an entire class of safe, high-yield stocks…

Why the Yield Curve Inversion Is Good for Stocks (for Now)

April 10, 2019

Something unusual happened in the stock market recently.

Walmart Will Crush Amazon

March 6, 2019

The online grocery market is still in its infancy. And that’s good news for investors because it’s set to explode.

Most Investors Are Under Threat from This Left-Wing Policy—Here’s How to Protect Yourself

February 27, 2019

Bernie is back. Yes, Bernie Sanders—the self-described socialist—has tossed his hat back into the race for president.

Americans Missing Car Payments Is a Symptom of a Much Bigger Problem

February 20, 2019

Transportation is a big issue in most of the US. It’s so big that for the majority of Americans having a car is a matter of survival. Most people can’t even go to work without a car.

How to Earn 25%+ Dividends with Blue Chip Stocks

February 13, 2019

They are known as the Coca-Cola millionaires.

The Corporate Debt Bubble Is Strikingly Similar to the Subprime Mortgage Bubble

February 6, 2019

“Housing prices in the US never go down.”

Just about everyone in America believed that in the mid-2000s.

Juice Your Income with Wall Street’s Secret Dividends

January 30, 2019

The Wall Street Journal called it “the largest corporate cash disbursement in history.”

Why You’ll Regret Not Investing in Dividend-Paying Stocks

January 23, 2019

Today we’re going to take a look at what Warren Buffet is doing wrong.

If You Think All Dividend Stocks Are the Same, It Can Cost You Plenty

January 16, 2019

I’m not buying the recent bounce in stocks.

Don’t Feed the Dead Cat: Stock Market Surges Are Normal in Bear Markets

January 9, 2019

“Did you see that the stock market had its best day ever today?”

That’s a quote from my mother.

These Three Bond Funds (and Those Who Own Them) Are in for a Rude Awakening

December 19, 2018

Corporate bonds look like a ticking time bomb.

These Stocks Are the Best Alternative to Owning Gold

December 12, 2018

Gold has performed well during the latest sell-off in the markets.

Three High-Dividend Stocks to Own If You’re Worried About Rising Rates

December 5, 2018

It looks like the stock market roller coaster is set to continue.

Whatever You Do, Steer Clear of These Oil MLPs

November 28, 2018

I don’t blame you.

The yields on energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) are very tempting.

Here’s the Safest Way to Profit from the Global Cannabis Boom

November 21, 2018

“Jeff Sessions leaving office is a definite win for the cannabis industry.”

Ride Interest Rates Higher and Earn +7% Yields with These Little-Known Businesses

November 14, 2018

Volatility is back.

Last week, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)—also known as the Fear Index—hit its highest level in six months.

Protect Your Portfolio with These Sell-Off-Proof Stocks

November 7, 2018

It’s a bloodbath out there.

Here’s What Really Happens to Gold When Interest Rates Rise

October 31, 2018

You probably lost some money in the market last week.

How to Profit from the Global Cannabis Boom

September 5, 2018

“This is the first time anything like this has happened since Prohibition.”

Buy this Defense Stock to Ride the Military Spending Wave

August 29, 2018

Defense stocks are booming in a big way.

How to Position Your Portfolio for a US Dollar Breakout

August 22, 2018

The surging US dollar is rocking world markets.