There is much allure to investing now in the shipping sector.
It is a basic industry that plays a vital role in global commerce. Many of the stocks are trading at very low prices due to the impact of The Great Recession. Some still pay big dividends. Legendary investors like Wilbur Ross are buying. But the best stock to profit from the rebound in the shipping sector is with a more »
Some tanker companies, such as Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, have a fleet that includes both crude oil tankers and tankers that transport refined petroleum products or chemicals. Teekay Tankers (NYSE: TNK) used to only have a fleet of crude oil tankers, but in early 2012 the company acquired a few product tankers, so the fleet is now mixed. However, this is not quite what I am had in mind, because more »
A bad portfolio is a lot like a good portfolio in that it starts with the best intentions. We're all trying to make our money work hard for us, and we all have good and bad times. I think we can all agree that 2008 was a pretty bad time, and since then we've had generally better days. But "the market" doesn't rule your portfolio -- you do more »
This post will be a conversation between Me and Myself. I shall be moderating. This may come off a bit crazy, but I'm a crazy person so I can get away with it. The best way I can present this is through a debate format. In favor of dividends, Me. Opposed will be Myself.
I: Are dividends important, gentlemen?
Me: Of course they are! How else can a person more »