Justin Boucher

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  • Generating Income Without Bonds

    By Justin Boucher - February 22, 2013 | Tickers: ED, DUK, EXC

    Currently bond yields are at historical lows. The 10-year treasury yields around 2%. For a 25 year old investor like me it doesn't make much difference, because I have almost all of my money in equities. For investors in or nearing retirement though, this is a big deal. Generally as an investor approaches retirement, their financial advisor will gradually convert their portfolio from "aggressive" to "conservative" or from stocks more »

  • Apple: A Value Stock

    By Justin Boucher - February 16, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL

    Lately we have seen a lot of speculation as to "what is wrong" with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Obviously something is wrong with Apple's stock considering it has fallen from over $700 down to around $460. The issue with the stock is the type of investor who would want to own shares at this point. Apple is transforming from one of the most loved growth stocks to a loathed value more »
  • Money in Mobile

    By Justin Boucher - February 14, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, QCOM

    It is no secret that the smart-phone market is growing world-wide. Gartner estimates that approximately 169 million smartphones were shipped in the third calendar quarter of 2012 representing a 47% year-over-year growth. What may be a bit more ambiguous is the way to invest in the smartphone market. One way to play the growth in smartphones is with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and their revolutionary iPhone. Another way to invest in more »