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  • Higher Dollar Making for Stiff Resistance

    **************************************** Note from the Publisher For all of you dividend fans out there, I am thrilled to announce that we have added to the Eagle family of products. With screening tools, an all-star ranking of dividend stocks, the best | Read More »

  • High-Yield Income from the High-Tech Sector

    By Bryan Perry For what lies ahead in the second half of the year, there is a lot of buzz surrounding the high-tech and biotech sectors. Last week, shares of Google (GOOGL) soared to a new 52-week high on stellar | Read More »

  • There’s Always a Bull Market for Income Investors Somewhere

    We’re into the seventh year of zero percent interest rates, and income investors are wondering out loud when that string will be broken by the Fed looking to hike the Fed Funds Rate as early as September. If they do | Read More »

  • Camped-out Stable Dividend Stocks within Volatile Markets

    By Bryan Perry It doesn’t take much to rattle the nerves of the most strident investors when what are seemingly unthinkable scenarios unfold within days of each other; the resultant effect can be a huge spike in market volatility that | Read More »

  • Looking Past Greece to America’s Heartland

    By Bryan Perry The bell is about to toll regarding the future direction of Greece’s role in the euro zone, be it a compliant role of fiscal responsibility or a radical role that will lead to an exit as a | Read More »

  • Few Surprises from the Fed

    The much-anticipated June meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) came and went with few if any surprises.

  • An Economically Sensitive Stock Shortlist for When the Fed Raises Interest Rates

    By Bryan Perry Yields on Treasury notes and bonds of all maturities have been ticking higher in the past week, as evidence of improving economic growth has investors reducing bond exposure in longer-dated fixed-income securities. Last week’s employment report was | Read More »

  • Investing for Income in a Rising Rate Market

    When the interest rate landscape begins to shift, as might be the case following the upbeat employment data released last Friday, investors that have income as a top priority to pursue with their investing acumen need to consider which sectors and asset | Read More »

  • The Fed Can Take the Summer off

    By Bryan Perry The Federal Reserve has made it succinctly clear that future action on fiscal policy is data dependent. Well, if that’s the case, then the U.S. central bank may as well head off to the Hamptons for the | Read More »

  • Income Generation from Market Volatility

    While the market may be turning a blind eye to potential downside risk, it isn’t doing so without wide daily and weekly swings in the indexes, most of which are contained before the market pushes higher.

  • Looking for Any Reason to Break Out

    By Bryan Perry Last Thursday, the S&P 500 established a new all-time closing high of 2,121 as a result of yet another soft piece of data, this time the Producer Price Index for April, which came in at -0.4% versus | Read More »

  • Don’t Be Fighting the Four Feds

    By Bryan Perry Critics of the current global rally in equities make a big issue of how, if central bank stimulus were not present, major market indexes around the world would be in a protracted downtrend. They claim current valuations | Read More »

  • Earnings Shakeout Defines Future Leadership

    By Bryan Perry One of the fascinating aspects of earnings season is that it reveals which sectors and stocks are tomorrow’s market leaders. I incorporate the use of “sectors” because of the overcrowded trade in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are | Read More »

  • Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

    Careful selection from top-down analysis is a proven method of finding income-paying instruments that have real legs, not just in up markets, but also displaying durability during market corrections.

  • Staying at Home amid the Temptation to Travel

    By Bryan Perry Leading up to Friday’s pronounced sell-off, a growing number of equity strategists have been recommending raising equity weightings in Europe, China and the other three BRIC nations: Russia, Brazil and India. While the urge to diversify outside | Read More »

  • Execution is King in Choppy Markets

    By Bryan Perry Today’s notable market participants and the media alike are fixated on a few central themes that have painted the investing landscape for most of 2015. Those factors include the 50% rally in the dollar against the euro, | Read More »

  • Low Interest Rates Versus Artificially Low Interest Rates

    By Bryan Perry This past week, bond king Bill Gross, who now oversees the Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, shed some light on interest rates and how to position yourself in case interest rates start to rise. Interest rates in | Read More »

  • Dividends Are the Safe Zone in Volatile Markets

    By Bryan Perry, new Eagle Financial Publications Investment Expert Downbeat U.S. data has weighed on cyclical stocks during the past week. With the exception of the labor market data, most data has been consistently soft. U.S. economic data have been | Read More »

  • Is the Market Ready to Blossom?

    By Bryan Perry, new Eagle Financial Publications Investment Expert The latest Fed policy statement was like music to the ears of stock market participants. In sum, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told attendees at a packed post-Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) | Read More »

  • Fed Seeks Happy Medium

    The upcoming Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting scheduled for March 17-18 should be a lively discussion among the voting member Fed governors.