Author: Mike

  • The Ultimate Guide: 10 Best Fundamental Analysis Books For Stock Investors

    The Ultimate Guide: 10 Best Fundamental Analysis Books For Stock Investors

    Fundamental analysis is a crucial tool for investors looking to make informed decisions in the stock market. This analysis helps investors identify undervalued or overvalued stocks, giving them an edge in the market. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced investor, understanding fundamental analysis is essential for successful stock…

  • Annuities Vs Value Stocks: Investment Pros And Cons

    Annuities Vs Value Stocks: Investment Pros And Cons

    I met an old friend a couple weeks ago for lunch, and out of the blue, he starts telling me all about the idea of investing in annuities. He’s practically evangelizing me on them, talking about guaranteed income streams, tax benefits, and how it’s like a security blanket for retirement.…

  • Are non-dividend paying stocks just pure speculation?

    Are non-dividend paying stocks just pure speculation?

    Investing in non-dividend paying stocks is sometimes considered more speculative than dividend-paying stocks. This is due to the lack of a reliable, steady income from the stock. The only way to make money from non-dividend paying assets is to rely on an increase in the price. This can be difficult…

  • Active Investing vs Passive ETFs: What’s Best During Stagflation?

    Active Investing vs Passive ETFs: What’s Best During Stagflation?

    With investing, it’s important to know what your options are. You could take the traditional route and invest in mutual funds, or you could opt for the more modern approach of passive investing via Exchange-traded funds (ETFs). But which one is better? The debate of active mutual fund management versus…

  • Stock Splits are Meaningless – or Are They? Is A Stock Split Good Or Bad For Investors?

    Stock Splits are Meaningless – or Are They? Is A Stock Split Good Or Bad For Investors?

    If you invest or are thinking of investing, you may have heard about stock splits and may be wondering what they actually mean. In this article, we’ll discuss all you need to know about splits. We’ll cover what they involve and how they affect the price of shares, to how…

  • Brace for Impact: Zombie Corporations Heading For Mass Defaults With Economic Hard Landing

    Brace for Impact: Zombie Corporations Heading For Mass Defaults With Economic Hard Landing

    Years of cheap debt has created a hoard of Zombie corporations that won’t be able to make payments as interest rates rise and earnings drop. The economic impact of zombie company defaults will likely result in another stock market crash.

  • Stagflation, USA

    Stagflation, USA

    It is difficult to predict with certainty whether the United States of America is headed towards stagflation, inflation, or deflation. It will depend on a variety of factors, such as economic growth, inflation levels, and the state of the labor market. In a previous post I wrote about the likelihood…

  • Hyperinflation, USA?

    Hyperinflation, USA?

    If there’s one thing investors can agree on these days, it’s that the US economy (and by extension the stock market) is at an inflection point. The question is this: Where do we go from here? 3 Big possibilities are: We will discuss each of these possibilities in the post…