Daily Gains Letter

Investing in a Post-QE3 Market

The Federal Reserve made it official on Wednesday, announcing it would be cutting the remaining $15.0 billion from its monthly bond-buying program, also known as QE3.

So with that, the period of easy money flowing into the pockets of investors is over. Remember, it was the Federal Reserve’s relaxed easy monetary policy that helped to drive the S&P 500 up … Read More


Microsoft Stock a Better Choice Than Apple?

In the 1990s, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) was the toast of Wall Street and arguably one of the top technology growth stocks in the world, based on my stock analysis.

At that time, personal computers (PCs) and laptops were the only computing devices around, as portable mobile devices were not widely developed yet. Microsoft, of course, developed the “Windows” operating system … 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