Where are the Double-Digit Gains? Ask the Soccer Moms

A friend of mine once penned a unique rock song. It didn't top any mainstream charts. But "Minivan Mama" did a good job of summing up the joys of the suburban mom — taking her kids to soccer practice, running errands, etc. That song was written during the height of… read more »

Friday, August 18, 2023

The Investment Sector I've Followed Since Childhood

There aren't many teenagers who have the inside scoop on military technology. But growing up, I was one of them. My dad was the senior military editor at Aviation Week & Space Technology, a weekly magazine reporting on all things aerospace. I also spent one summer interning for former U.S.… read more »

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

You've Got Six Days to Take Advantage of this Opportunity

How'd you like a 23% raise? I'd love to give it to you. Unfortunately, I don't have that kind of power. You don't hear much about double-digit raises these days. But that’s exactly what just happened at one Silicon Valley company. You see, a chip-supply firm just boosted its dividend… read more »

Friday, August 11, 2023

100% Returns in Two Years? Now You're Speaking My Language

Four years ago, my wife and I visited our daughter, Kendall, who was studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain. On the trip, I made a point to converse with the locals in Spanish. I can still remember a long chat I had with a cab driver, who even complimented me on… read more »

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

An Unstructured Approach to Doubling Your Money

The mental state of America's IT professionals can be summed up in two words: Choice overload. This term perfectly describes a state in which you have so many options, it becomes impossible to make a choice — i.e., you're overloaded. As it happens, this state also relates to a trend… read more »

Friday, August 4, 2023

This is How You Pocket Gains of 76%

I'm on the fence about taking a vacation this year. I’m seeing too many headlines lately about delayed or cancelled flights! The thing is, all these delays and cancellations are indicative of a massive travel boom... And there are exciting investment opportunities within this trend — if you know where… read more »

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The Big AI Trade that Wall Street’s Missing

When I wrote you on November 15th, I told you about a chip company. At the time, the company was best-known for its graphics chips. But as I explained, I believed it was set for massive gains as it jumped into the race to equip cars with self-driving features. If… read more »

Friday, July 28, 2023

Don’t Touch this Chip IPO

If there's one IPO that'll go down in history as being overhyped by Wall Street, it's Rivian Automotive (RIVN). Rivian went public in November of 2021. At the time, it looked like it might become the Tesla (TSLA) of pickup trucks. Shares debuted at $78 and quickly soared to $179.… read more »

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Comic Books, Cyber-Attacks, and Double-Digit Returns

The continued pell-mell release of Artificial Intelligence ("AI") applications is stirring up some fond memories. No, it's not because I was considered a "techie" kid. In fact, as a boomer of a certain age, I didn't even grow up with tech gadgets (unless you count transistor radios, of course). My… read more »

Friday, July 21, 2023

65% Returns, With More Room to Run

In the massive U.S. defense and aerospace sectors, a $200 million buyout probably doesn't stop you in your tracks. After all, these two sectors are worth a combined $870 billion. Moreover, there are dozens of companies in these sectors that bring in $200 million – and often more – in… read more »

Tuesday, July 18, 2023