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Volatility: It's Normal!

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:19:50 ET

The stock market is returning to normal—and a lot of investors aren't happy. I'm not suggesting we should expect the Dow to swing 300 points every day, as it did (down) on Monday. But the market is likely to be a good deal more volatile, in the months ahead, than it was in 2017. Get used to it. This is normal. More »

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April 2018 Issue

This month, after 28 wonderful years at the helm of Profitable Investing, I am announcing my retirement from the newsletter business and passing the baton to well-respected veteran financial analyst and my good friend, Neil George, who will be taking over as editor April 1. You'll want to take a look at the letter we've prepared that shares further details, available on the website and enclosed in your mailed issue.

In this month's visit, I'll show you why you don't have to fear an imminent market collapse. A new force has come into play that will likely keep stocks rising at least another quarter or two—maybe all the way to the end of 2018. There's money to be made; let's make some, starting with three blue chip companies priced to deliver as much as 20% in the coming year (plus market-beating returns over the next three to five years). Later, Neil will walk you through six well-positioned real estate trusts. Each will provide you with not only rich current income (cash yields up to 6.5%) but also generous appreciation potential once the crowd's overwrought interest-rate fears subside. For many months now, I have written about the great upside potential in several REITs, whose attractiveness prevails despite investors' inflationary fears. More »


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