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January 2015 – Turbulence Rules the Markets

Some market watchers hold that January sets the tone for the rest of the year. If this January is any indication we are in for a bumpy ride. The markets have reacted to cross winds both international and domestic.Continue Reading

Investing in Specialty Drug Companies

There is no avoiding it. Americans are aging faster and faster. We already have 35% of our population over age 65. The baby boomers-those born between January 1at 1946 and December 31st 1964 started retiring in 2011. The Pew Research Center estimates that 10,000 boomers will retire EACH DAY for the next 19 YEARS!. That being the case the place to be is in the drug and health care field.Continue Reading

Where to Find Investing Opportunities

We often tend to narrow our focus on key stocks that make up the Dow Jones Index, the S & P and the Nasdaq. However, we find some growing, unheard of companies that have seen spectacular growth over the past year. Each week Barcharts.com publishes their list to the top 100 stocks. It is a good starting point for investors who want to diversify their portfolios with some newer start- ups and some established companies that have a niche market.Continue Reading

Companies With No Debt: Are They a Good Investment?

Today we look at a group of companies that have no debt and large cash balances. At first blush you would say that this is a good thing. What’s there not to like about cash. Yet when we dig deeper we find that this can be a double-edged sword.Continue Reading