high yield investments

Shutterstock It used to be that finding a decent yield in the stock market was easy. Just seven years ago, all you had to do was buy an ETF in a sector that got income hounds’ hearts racing, like the Utilities Select SPDR ETF (XLU) and lock in an easy 4.48% payout: The “Good Old […]

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stock trading platforms

Bill Ackman has had a bad year, that much is obvious. The spectacular blowup of Valeant (which I’d like to toot my horn and say I called) and the repeated errors he’s made around it have set Pershing WAY back from the highs it saw only 2 years ago. I recommended Pershing (OTCPK:PSHZF) back at […]

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4 Stocks Spiking on Unusual Volume

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Professional traders running mutual funds and hedge funds don’t just look at a stock’s price moves; they also track big changes in volume activity. Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a large spike in volatility. Major moves in volume can signal unusual activity, such as insider buying […]

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