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  • Portfolio Update

    Halfway There

    By Roger S. Conrad | May. 1, 2015
    First-quarter earnings season is in full swing. Here’s how our Lifelong Income Portfolio holdings have fared thus far.
  • Investment Strategy

    Looking for a Pullback

    By Elliott H. Gue | Apr. 30, 2015
    Technical factors and weakness in the US economy suggest that the risk of a 5 percent to 10 percent pullback in the S&P 500 continues to rise. As a precaution, we’ve exited a number of positions in recent months, usually for a profit. We highlight several stocks we’re watching for potential inclusion in our Wealth Builders Portfolio.
  • Global Top Cat

    China: Raging Bull

    By Yiannis G. Mostrous | Apr. 30, 2015
    An influx of liquidity from Chinese investors, coupled with the central bank’s recent rate cuts, has propelled China’s equity markets to big gains. We book another solid profit on one of our previous picks, highlight our favorite Chinese stocks and identify two other Asian equity markets that should ride this liquidity wave higher.
  • Income Investing

    BDC Yields: Very High and Very Variable

    By Roger S. Conrad | Apr. 29, 2015
    Business development companies (BDC) entice income-seeking investors with big yields, but their spotty dividend history underscores the importance of doing your homework on these names and understanding the potential risks. Our survey of the space uncovers one BDC that’s suitable for aggressive investors.
  • Investment Strategy

    Reading the Tea Leaves: Three Key Investment Themes

    By Elliott H. Gue | Apr. 16, 2015
    We analyze the latest technical trends and economic data to identify three key investment trends that will inform our strategy over the coming quarters. These takeaways will inform our effort to repopulate the Wealth Builders Portfolio after taking profits on a number of winners.



    A balanced portfolio of Elliott Gue’s top stocks for capital appreciation.


    Roger Conrad’s top stocks for investors seeking reliable income.


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