Dividend Income & Trading Expert Bryan Perry

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Energy Sector Makes a Case as Best Inflation Hedge

September 27, 2021

As the world’s energy policies, technologies and investment capital pour into renewable sources that include solar, wind, biomass, hydropower and tidal energy, Wall Street and most of the institutional and retail investment communities have lost that loving feeling for fossil fuel stocks. In fact, many investment funds are restricting the purchase of oil and gas […]

Small-Cap Index Reaches a Key Inflection Point

September 20, 2021

This past week saw a number of potential market headwinds emerge that pressured the major averages lower. Mixed data showing higher inflation at the wholesale level, tame inflation at the consumer level, surprisingly strong retail sales, upbeat manufacturing in the New York region and subdued consumer confidence, pushed Treasury yields marginally higher on a net […]

Fed Likely To Tamp Down Taper Talk 

September 13, 2021

The U.S. economy may well be in the midst of a soft patch due to a very stubborn COVID-19 virus and some persistent inflation brought on by the ongoing global supply chain disruptions. Friday’s Producer Price Index (PPI) reading put a spotlight on the bottlenecks producers are contending with to manage profit margins.  The PPI […]

Covered-Call Strategies Are Timely High-Yield Plays

September 6, 2021

As long as the U.S. economy is continuing to grow, and by nearly every measure, it looks that way, then, investors who are on the hunt for high-yield income should have some exposure to covered-call strategies. The quest for big yield in many of the asset classes is turning up little, if anything, of value, […]

The Highest Yields That Make Perfect Sense

August 30, 2021

This past Friday, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell delivered an amazingly dovish speech at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that caught the market pleasantly flat-footed. Within the body of his speech, Powell stated that substantial further progress has been met to achieve targeted inflation. He added that if the economy evolved broadly as anticipated, it could be appropriate […]

Fed Taper Plan May Be on Hold

August 23, 2021

Expectations for a “once-and-for-all” announcement about the Fed’s timetable for its plan to taper quantitative easing (QE) are very high, going into this week’s symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This is an annual gathering of central bankers, economists and policymakers. The lead up to Fed Chairman Powell’s 10:00 a.m. EDT speech this Friday has been […]

Liquidity Inertia Keeps Bull Trend Intact

August 16, 2021

The current investing landscape has been full of surprises and sudden changes that have kept investors and fund managers guessing as to how best to be positioned, even for just the month ahead. Only two weeks ago, the 10-year Treasury was knocking on the door of the 1.0% interest rate threshold before a blowout jobs […]

Does Robinhood’s Valuation Signal Dot-Com Risk All Over Again?  

August 9, 2021

Investors around the globe that depend on yield for pension distributions and general living expenses are finding it more difficult than ever to identify assets with dependable, low-beta features that pay decent dividends. With the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) data showing annual inflation running at 5.4%, one needs to make 15% just to net […]

Summer of Healthy Capital Flows Into U.S. Markets

August 2, 2021

Last week’s price action for the stock market smacked of a rally that had run out of good news to justify rising share prices. All the heavy-hitting stocks that pack the top quartile of the S&P 500 had posted great numbers, except the house that Bezos built: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The Fed beat the drum […]

A Good Time to Buy Bonds That Are Tied to Stock Market Performance

July 26, 2021

I’m not sure about the last time such a divide over the direction of interest rates and bond yields existed, but the present situation is one for the monetary history books. In what was looking like a scenario where lower commodity prices were taking hold, about the only commodity that has really retreated heavily from […]

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