Dividend Income & Trading Expert Bryan Perry

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Refiners Hit Their Stride and Pay Champion Yields

October 28, 2019

Don’t look now, but while investors are all gaga about the momentum in semiconductor, home-building and bank stocks, the energy refiners are stealing the show and outperforming every sector on the board. The crack spread between the price of crude and the price of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel, distillates and lubricants has widened to where […]

Three Market Sectors Point to Further Economic Expansion 

October 21, 2019

There has been an ongoing debate about how long the longest-running bull market in history can extend itself. While much of the developed world outside the United States is enduring economic contraction, and with Europe officially in recession, America continues to be an oasis of steady growth, albeit not without a soft patch in factory […]

China Deal – Hold the Champagne

October 14, 2019

I can use the phrase “the ink isn’t even dry” to characterize the Chinese government officials backtracking on Friday’s verbal agreement to Phase One of what is no more than a trade truce of sorts. News reports this morning indicate China doesn’t want to sign the initial deal without more talks. Sound familiar? Here we go […]

Select Semiconductor Stocks Offer High Yields and Growth

October 7, 2019

There is widespread consensus that interest rates and bond yields are going to remain low for a long time, maybe several years, as inflationary pressures are generally absent in most goods and services markets, except for health care and real estate. As the U.S. stock market contends with new circumstances surrounding the impeachment inquiry, White […]

United States Moves to Top Producer of Energy  

September 30, 2019

When the United States used to import more than 60% of the crude oil necessary to run the domestic economy, the price of oil had a huge impact on the rate of gross domestic product (GDP) growth and the consumer. As a nation, we were very much at the mercy of OPEC and other exporting […]

Whipsaw Bond Market Signals a Buy for REITs 

September 23, 2019

Every so often, market volatility spikes, which invariably causes great upheaval in various sectors of the equity and bond markets. Lately, while the stock market has generally behaved itself, the bond market has endured one of the wildest periods of extreme price movement recorded in many years. Because the global bond market now exceeds $100 […]

Are Ultra-Long Treasury Bonds the Next Big Thing?

September 16, 2019

The topic of whether the United States will start issuing 50- and 100-year Treasuries in the next few years, if not sooner, has started a genuine dialogue. What has been reserved for very special emerging market situations, like the 7.9% 100-year government bond that Argentina sold in 2017 to raise $2.75 billion amid optimism about […]

Consumer Spending and High Seas Indicators Turn Sharply Bullish

September 9, 2019

The month of August closed out on a three-day uptick for the major averages, boosted by a rising narrative that the U.S. consumer is feeling pretty good about the present situation. The Conference Board’s Senior Director of Economic Indicators Lynn Franco stated, “Consumers’ assessment of current conditions improved further, and the Present Situation Index is […]

Spending Spree in 5G Makes for Big Investment Theme

September 2, 2019

Tumultuous market conditions for the month of August put a number of investing strategies to the test as to their viability to produce positive results against an inverted yield curve and other challenges. The other risks include a strong dollar that boosts the price of U.S. exports, spiking gold prices, algorithmic sell programs, geopolitical tensions, […]

Fed Faces a Key Decision on Rates

August 26, 2019

The Fed faces a key decision on rates that undoubtedly will move the markets once its next move is known. Following a three-day market rally off key technical support as I wrote this e-letter on Thursday, Aug. 21, the stock market seemed uncertain about its direction. By the time you read this update from me, […]

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