If you have been reading this blog; then you probably know by now that I am fairly confident that another large recession is on the horizon, unless certain legislative and monetary actions are implemented by the Federal Reserve or Congress to avert the next financial pullback. One area I have been exploring are REITs. A … Continue reading Adding REITs to Prepare for the Worst
One of my favorite birthday presents that I have been receiving each year, since the time I turned 18 and opened a brokerage account are reliable dividend deposits. Without fail, on March 11 of each year; I have received payments from Exxon Mobil, IBM, and Target. Although, I look forward to spending time with family … Continue reading I Love Presents on My Birthday
In my previous post I mentioned at the end that Kraft is looking attractive. The company released their earnings reports last week and the results were, well; there is no nice way to put it, crap. But Why? Although they had less sales than estimated; their profit was way off the mark. They ended up … Continue reading Is Kraft Worth a Buy?
Chubb, one of my largest individual holdings is rewarding shareholders. The Board of Directors has announced they will be issuing a dividend of 0.73 Cents per share for shareholders of record as of March 22, payable on April 12. What's even more interesting is the board of directors announced a proposal to be included in … Continue reading Chubb Declares a Dividend
Hello All! one of the key fundamentals you should follow in the financial world is the Yield Curve. This is a Wall Street metric that can effect main street more than Wall Street. I have noticed a disturbing trend with the curve spread; see for yourself below: 2s/10s Yield Spread as of 02/22/2019 What this … Continue reading The Yield Curve is Flattening
Today I further reviewed Berkshire Hathaway's 13F and decided I would follow in Warren's footsteps. As I sifted through the various buy orders that were executed I honed in on PNC Financial. Look at the below chart and you will see why. PNC has been getting pounded over the last several months and investors have … Continue reading Following in Warren’s Footsteps
Imagine that you wanted to become the world's best basketball player and you could occasionally get input from Michael Jordan or Lebron James to give you some guidance. Imagine that you want to become the world's best football player and you could turn to Doug Pederson for some tips every couple months. Imagine you wanted … Continue reading How To Work With The Best
I decided to write about GameStop (Herein referred to as GME for it's ticker), and many outlets are reporting it is going under because of the shift into the the online gaming space, which GameStop is reporting as well. This is a prime example where you simply cannot trust news outlets because they simply do … Continue reading GameStop is Failing; Here’s Why.
Among financial experts; it is well known that many people do not have the financial or mental fortitude to cut spending in any capacity to begin their savings strategy. Imagine the below scenario for a moment and see if this resonates with you; even if it does not; stay with me; because I am going … Continue reading Save More Tomorrow
I want to take a minute to apologize for the recent silence. On Saturday 2/02/2019; I had a water pipe break in my house and I have spent a few days dealing with the repercussions of vacuuming 50 gallons of water out of a finished basement. What this has taught me is something I have … Continue reading Catastrophes Happen