Daily Gains Letter

How to Play America’s Widening Income Gap

When it comes to America’s income levels, we continue to be a nation of haves and have-nots—the latter being the majority. There are about 48 million Americans collecting food stamps and many more are struggling to pay rent and put food on the table. In fact, we are now also seeing once-middle-class families going to food banks.

The government wants … Read More


What It Means: Dow Fails to Hold Above 17,000 for Sixth Time

Last week was not a great week for chart watchers. The DOW lost 223 points on Monday and Tuesday and was down another 225 points to below 17,000 on Thursday morning.

What concerns me is that this is the sixth time the DOW has failed to hold above 17,000, which is a red flag that suggests vulnerability is on the … 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