Daily Gains Letter

My Early Black Friday Retail Sector Outlook

Retailers will be getting the aisles set to go when the big—and at-times legendary—Black Friday begins in four days’ time. This is the most important day of the year for the retail sector: it could be the difference between having a good year or a marginal one.

I have heard some retail pundits say this Friday could generate as much … Read More


Two Small-Cap Plays for the Real Estate Rebound

For those who believe the housing market is set for a downfall after running higher for five years, you may want to rethink that.

The reality is that the housing market is faring quite well right now, boosted by decent jobs growth—more than 200,000 monthly for the majority of 2014—and an unemployment rate at 5.8%.

The fact that the financing … Read More


How the ECB’s Actions Could Boost U.S. Markets

Not too long ago, the European Central Bank (ECB), to fight the economic slowdown in the eurozone, lowered its benchmark interest rates. The hope with this move was the same as it was in the U.S., England, Japan, or other countries that are facing economic scrutiny: lowering interest rates will eventually increase lending and eventually bring in economic growth. In … Read More


Retirement

Three Steps to Overcoming Losses in a Declining Market

Three Steps to Overcoming Losses in a Declining Market

“What should you do when the house isn’t in order?”

A good friend of mine … Read More

How Low Interest Rates Are Holding 144 Million U.S. Workers Hostage

How Low Interest Rates Are Holding 144 Million U.S. Workers Hostage

Are the long-term retirement plans of working Americans being held hostage by the Federal Reserve?… Read More


What You Can Learn from Missed Investment Opportunities

What You Can Learn from Missed Investment Opportunities

One of the basic rules that investors should follow when it comes to portfolio management … Read More


Your 401(k): How It Can Really Profit from Patience and Conservative Plays

Your 401(k): How It Can Really Profit from Patience and Conservative Plays

Your 401(k) is supposed to be a retirement account with a long investing horizon—not a … Read More