Two Ways to Profit From This Changing Market

There’s an assault on cable companies…

Folks across the country have been cancelling their cable subscriptions in a hurry. In 2017, eMarketer estimated that 22.2 million cable customers cancelled their subscription, up from 16.7 million in 2016.

Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

Most weight-loss trends are useless.

Whether it’s pills, a strict diet, or a crazy exercise regime, they’re unlikely to lead to lasting weight loss.

If You Really Want to Eat Healthier, Skip the Fad Diet

It’s January, which means no one is eating the office cookies.

Each new year, folks make resolutions to lose weight. They want to try the latest, greatest diet trend that promises to slim you down in just a few weeks.

Here’s What a Bubble Really Looks Like

If you want to know what a bubble looks like, it looks like Flooz or Beenz…

For those who may not remember, these were new, “online currencies” that attempted to become an alternative to credit cards for spending money on the Internet.

Expect the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Gratitude. That’s the word everyone throws around this time of year.

In some homes, folks go around the table at Thanksgiving and name something they’re grateful for… a good job, a loving family, decent health.

If You Don’t Own This Sector, Your Portfolio May Be Riskier Than You Think

Your portfolio isn’t as safe as you think it is…

Earlier this month we talked about “sector diversification.” Every portfolio should have holdings spread across a few sectors. It’s a simple way to protect against any one sector’s downturn.

When Stocks ‘Just Can’t Go Higher’

The video-streaming company Netflix (NFLX) has been on a tear. Its stock has risen 210% in the last four years. It trades for 70 times earnings.

The company sports that lofty valuation despite facing competition from other services – including Internet giant Amazon’s streaming service. It spends a half billion dollars a year on advertising.

The World’s ‘Sanest’ Dictator

Last Thursday, North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Three days later, its leaders claimed it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

The media went into full-panic mode with headlines like:

Stop Worrying About the Market Thanks to the ‘Eifrig Hedge’

Everyone’s talking about volatility.

Implied volatility, as measured by the CBOE Volatility Index (“VIX”), is at historic and persistent lows…

My Favorite Investment Idea for 2017 Isn’t Oil or Gold

Doc’s note: Today, I’m sharing an essay from my friend Matt Badiali. Matt is the editor of Real Wealth Strategist.

Matt is a geologist and natural resource investment specialist… And he’s always traveling the world looking for ways to safely invest in resources like gold, timber, and oil. Today, he details his favorite resource investment this year.