Roger Conrad was a member of the Investing Daily research team from 1986-2013 and is no longer with the firm.
Despite a continually changing market, the same principles of building long-term wealth still apply.
Stick to your goals and remain wary of conventional wisdom.
Gold has taken a beating lately, but its day will come again.
Income investors attracted by mortgage REITs’ double-digit yields may not realize they’ll have to endure wild volatility in unit prices along with inconsistent payouts.
Investors have bid up shares of water utilities due to their attractive, reliable growth, and this increases the odds that momentum will reverse should their numbers eventually disappoint.
Conditions aren’t yet in place for natural resources and other commodities to fall prey to the bear.
Alarmist headlines about the US job market haven’t shaken our long-term confidence in our game plan. Quality, diversification and balance will win the day.
Although mergers between essential services companies typically create a stronger entity, the latest proposed mergers in the wireless telecom space should be viewed with skepticism.
Some utility investors got burned amid the fuel-cell folly of the late 1990s, and now the latest supposedly disruptive innovation will continue the former’s bid to move power customers off the grid.
As many investors have found out this year, not all energy companies are equal.