Lyn Alden – Investment Strategy
Contrarian Investing: Smart Moves for 2021 and Beyond; 4 Economic Bubbles Growing In the United States; Safe High Dividend Stocks: 20+ Strong Picks For 2021; 5 Rock-Solid Blue Chip Dividend Stocks That I’m Bullish On Now; 7 Top Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next Decade and Beyond
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How to Invest Money in 2021: Starter’s Guide to Investing
(5 days ago) Examples of Investing: Putting money into diversified ETFs each and every month. Building and holding a diversified portfolio of dividend stocks. Thoroughly analyzing a company and investing in it for the long-term. Buying rental property for a reasonable price and maintaining it well. Starting a business and putting your time and money into
Strategic Investment Newsletter- Actionable Info, No Cost
(6 days ago) All of the information is data-driven, based on fundamental analysis and value investing principles. I apply patience and objectivity to gradually relocate capital from overvalued asset classes to undervalued asset classes, with an emphasis on risk management. I generally use a contrarian strategy.
Contrarian Investing: Smart Moves for 2021
3 Simple Diversified Investment Portfolios for Long-Term
(7 days ago) By investing in lower volatility sectors, like utilities and consumer staples, or investing in higher-quality companies with low debt and stable profits, you can maintain good exposure to equities while still reducing your volatility from those equities. Consideration 2) Business Cycle Progression
How to Invest in Emerging Markets: Guide for 2021
(2 days ago) The first layer of risk is how well a company or economy performs fundamentally. This applies whether you’re investing in a specific company, or investing in a whole country or region’s economy with an ETF. Fundamental performance refers to things like earnings growth rates, changes in debt levels, and that sort of thing.
How to Invest in Precious Metals: Ultimate 2021 Guide
(1 days ago) Investing in gold and silver is useful because precious metals are a separate asset class from stocks and bonds, and are partially uncorrelated and have their own unique risks and opportunities. This makes them particularly suitable for using as part of portfolio diversification strategy.
International Stocks: Strong Picks for 2021
(6 days ago) Investing part of your portfolio outside of your home country and into international stocks is an important part of diversification. It helps you avoid geopolitical risk associated with having all your funds in just one country, minimizes the impact of localized economic bubbles, and allows you to take advantage of areas of growth and value across the world.
How to Build Wealth Fast: This Chart Shows What it Takes
(8 days ago) Highly successful private real estate investing, employing considerable use of mortgage leverage, also has a decent chance of achieving this range. How to produce 15%+ annually: Be a world-class investor; Start a successful business; History’s best investors have achieved long-term returns in this range.
3 Super-Cheap Value Stocks I’m Buying Now
(8 days ago) Investing with a value tilt may lead to underperformance for a decade only to go on and outperform the next decade, and vice versa. Smart Beta Value ETFs. The biggest risk of investing in value stocks is the concept of a “value trap”.
How to Invest in Stocks in 2021: Ultimate Guide
(9 days ago) Investing in a company because it recently started going up in price, and you see a lot of upward momentum on the price chart. Putting too much of your portfolio in cryptocurrencies, penny stocks, or individual small companies. Examples of investing:
Why M1 Finance is My Favorite Investing App
(3 days ago) For someone looking to get started with investing, I would direct them to M1 Finance. For investors with more wealth that want to invest in options or illiquid securities, or who want premium research, M1 Finance is best paired with an account at another brokerage. From M1 Finance, you have access to a unique software platforms that can weight
International Equities: The Global Opportunities
(8 days ago) Investing in international equities is challenging, but is likely to be very important for the 2020s decade. The top seven emerging markets (the E7) were collectively half the size of the top developed markets (the G7) in 1995, approximately the same size in 2015, and are estimated by Pricewatershouse Coopers (PwC) to be double the size in 2040.
3 Growth Stocks to Avoid, and 2 I’m Buying
(9 days ago) When he was first starting out in the investing world as a young man, Marks initially started in equities. Bonds were out of favor at the time. Marks often points out in his interviews and speeches that there was a set of stocks in the 1960s known as the “Nifty Fifty”, which referred to …
2 Small Cap Stocks to Buy
(2 days ago) The best possible investing scenario is to identify a top small cap stock that will go on to become a large cap stock over the coming years, and go up in value by 10x or 100x. Unfortunately, for every massive winner that does that, there are multiple losers.
Should Investors Try to Beat the Market
(1 days ago) For the long term, valuation levels, 5-or-10-year performance results, macroeconomic conditions, investing mega-trends, and business plans determine how well a stock does. The mostly efficient market has to balance both the long term and the short term information when determining the current price of a stock, and heavily favors the short term.
The Ultimate Guide to Inflation
(5 days ago) Inflation/Deflation and Investing Ramifications. There are fortunately good data sets to determine which asset classes generally do well in inflationary or deflationary environments. Bonds (Deflation Good, Inflation Bad) The big loser asset classes in inflationary environments are cash, loans, bonds, and any sort of fixed income stream.
5 Rock-Solid Blue Chip Dividend Stocks I’m Buying Now
(1 days ago) Index investing is a great strategy, but buying and holding some blue chip dividend stocks can be a smart move to supplement index funds for hands-on investors to ensure reliable investment income. The best dividend stocks tend to be ones that: Are consistently growing their dividends like clockwork
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(2 days ago) Analyzing Bitcoin’s Network Effect. One of the most powerful things to look for in an investment is a network effect. A network effect is an attribute of a company or other system such that as more people use the network, the network becomes exponentially more valuable for each user. It's one of the strongest economic moats that a system can
Equal Weighted Index Funds: 3 Advantages and Disadvantages
(2 days ago) The equal weight index grew at 12.5% annually compared to only 11.4% for the market weight index, which adds up to a lot more than it sounds. Over a four-decade investing career, hypothetical investors would have about 50% more money from focusing on mid-caps or equal-weighted large caps.
Risk vs Volatility: How to Profit from the Difference
(9 days ago) Value investing is the original investment strategy to take advantage of the difference between price and value, and it relies on buying shares of companies for which the stock price is mistakenly below the real value of the company. But there are several ways to take advantage of the difference, and this article will cover them in detail.
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(2 days ago) The Best Investing Books: A List of Key Reads for Building Wealth Readers occasionally ask me what I think the best investing books are, or what I recommend reading. The truth is, while I've read a lot of investing books and there are tons of good ones, the most powerful resources I've found are online.
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(2 days ago) 3 Reasons I’m Investing in Bitcoin Published: July 16, 2020 Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies have been around for over a decade, since the release of Bitcoin in early 2009. While the asset class has grown considerably, it remains relatively small and highly volatile, so deciding whether to insert a small bit of Bitcoin or other
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(2 days ago) Join the Free Investing Newsletter. Get insider updates on undervalued sectors and investment ideas. The Fraying of the US Global Currency Reserve System. Published December 2, 2020 Since autumn of 2019, I've been bearish on the dollar, meaning I have a …
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP): The Ultimate Guide for 2019
(9 days ago) Smart Strategy #2: Contrarian Investing. At least 95% of investors should stick to the first strategy, because it’s simple. But if you insist on being a little bit more hands-on with your portfolio, then one thing you can do is look out for bubbles and adjust your TSP allocation accordingly.
Interest Rate Effects on Equities: Valuation Impacts
(7 days ago) Interest Rate Impacts on Growth and Value. Some companies are disruptors, with new products or services, and are growing rapidly. Investors naturally pay a higher valuation for them. Other companies are mature cashflow-generating businesses, typically with significant dividends, that trade for …
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The StockDelver Digital Download
(2 days ago) Download StockDelver. StockDelver is available as a digital download for $15.95. (If you own one of the older versions of StockDelver, you can enter the product code from the last page of the instruction guide into the payment form below to get $10 off, and thus only pay for the new material.) This 136 page PDF book covers my specific approach
How to Survive a Stock Market Crash or Bear Market
(6 days ago) Investing 100% of your portfolio into the stock market of your home country exposes you to the real possibility of a multi-decade bear market. Having some global assets reduces your exposure to this type of outlier event. More broadly, it shows how occasional use of more advanced tactics can help you sidestep some of these once-a-generation
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(3 days ago) Asset allocation refers to the investment strategy of balancing risk and reward by determining what percentage of your portfolio or net worth to put into various asset classes. For most investors, a smart approach to asset allocation is a lot more important than individual stock selection. It's a key thing to get right, and an area where a lot ….
Lyn Alden – Page 8 – Investment Strategy
(2 days ago) The core of my investing approach has been focusing on ETFs and blue chip stocks for fifteen years now, which I then augment with some trading in other asset classes around the edges. More specifically, I complement my blue chip stocks with international ETFs, cash/bonds, precious metals, a few small stocks, and occasional option trades. For …
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(3 days ago) Investing in a Roth IRA is a great idea, particularly if you already have a 401 (k) or other retirement plan at work. Roth IRAs are among the simplest and most flexible types of retirement savings accounts. However, there are a lot of pitfalls that can mitigate the benefits, and deciding whether to invest in a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA is not