Tag Archives for: Steve Mauzy

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Invaluable Lesson For Dividend-Growth Investors

mcdonaldsSteve Mauzy:  McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) shares hit another all-time high this week after announcing a major expansion in Southeast Asia.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 4, 2016 10:39am

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Tread Carefully With This Stock

investSteve Mauzy:  If you hone your focus sharply enough, you’ll eventually see the “unseen.” It’s a concept the brilliant French economist Frederic Bastiat explained 150 years ago.  That is, you’ll see the consequences – intended and otherwise – and costs that escape the unfocused eye.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 11, 2016 12:42pm

Breitburn Energy Partners LP (BBEP): Is This Stock Worth The Risk

riskSteve Mauzy:  BreitBurn Energy Partners (NASDAQ:BBEP) is the exemplar of everything good and bad about U.S. oil-and-gas shale.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 10, 2016 1:30pm

Don’t Give Up On Oil Income Quite Yet

oil etfsSteve Mauzy:  Are we close to drowning? According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), we are. In its latest oil- market report, the IEA tells us that if Iran adds 600,000 barrels of oil per day to world output the oil market could “drown” in oversupply.
NYSE:USO January 20, 2016 3:29pm

Time To SELL Everything?

sell these etfsSteve Mauzy:  I suppose it’s a sign of the times. When in doubt, be as outrageous as possible. After all, competition for attention is fierce. That which is timid and equivocating rarely draws attention.
NYSE:DIA January 13, 2016 1:56pm

Gold Could Be A Great Bet In 2016

gold timeSteve Mauzy:  A couple of weeks back, I suggested nervous investors consider adding contra-investments to their portfolio. Inverse ETFs were the focus. When the stock market indexes move one way, inverse ETFs move the other, thus reducing portfolio volatility.
NYSE:GDX January 8, 2016 1:48pm

Stabilize Your Investment Portfolio With An Inverse ETF

inverseSteve Mauzy:  Theory is one thing, reality is another. In theory, portfolio volatility is reduced by combining assets with low correlation coefficients.
NYSE:PSQ December 17, 2015 5:11pm

A Safe 9% Dividend Yield In A Unique Insurance Stock

dividends1Steve Mauzy:  Insurance is a straightforward business. Most insurers earn a profit on premiums collected and investment income earned, less claims paid and business expenses.
NYSE:KIE December 15, 2015 3:52pm

Is The Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Dividend In Jeopardy?

dividends1Steve Mauzy:  When I got wind of the $160 billion mega-merger of pharmaceutical colossi Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) andAllergen PLC (NYSE: AGN), two thoughts sprang immediately to mind. One conjured the sage words of a college finance professor, who said, “Economics should always supersede taxes in financial decisions.”
ETF BASIC NEWS December 11, 2015 3:06pm

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX): Is David Einhorn Crazy Buying This Stock?

David EinhornSteve Mauzy:  Billionaire investor David Einhorn is founder and president of Greenlight Capital, a long-short value-oriented hedge fund. Greenlight was founded in 1996, with original capital of $900,000. Nearly 20 years later, Greenlight has $12 billion in assets under management.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 2, 2015 3:17pm

The Best Income Investment For Rising Rates

ratesSteve Mauzy:  Charlie Brown will finally kick the football after all. Federal Reserve officials will finally raise the federal funds rate at their next meeting after a year of psyching out the market.
NYSE:BDCS November 13, 2015 4:19pm

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): A High-Flying Pharmaceutical Stock Slams A Big-Time Money Manager

healthcare1Steve Mauzy:  Invest long enough and often enough, and you’ll eventually screw up on either price or timing. No one is immune: Warren Buffett bought Dexter Shoe Co. and US Airways; Carl Icahn bought Blockbuster and WCI Communities.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 26, 2015 2:54pm

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Shares Trump ‘Expert’ Opinion Once Again

mcdonaldsSteve Mauzy: It happens every five years or so: Bearish analysts put McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) in their cross hairs and fire. The ammunition is as predictable as the timing: stagnating same-store sales, slowing growth in emerging markets, outdated restaurants,
ETF BASIC NEWS October 19, 2015 10:31am

The Most Hated Dividend Growth Stock Is Also the Best

wall-street-etfSteve Mauzy: I don’t smoke, nor do I intend to. I get peevish when a thoughtless smoker lights up and his externality engulfs my head. You can even say that I hold a degree of enmity toward cigarette smokers (just the thoughtless ones).
ETF BASIC NEWS October 14, 2015 12:22pm

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