Investors should be wary of Friday’s U.S. jobs report, which claimed 287,000 jobs were created in June, and which sent the S&P 500 index to an all-time high. This report comes a month after it was reported that a measly 11,000 jobs were created in May.I’m among those doubting that U.S. Read More
Richard Stavros is chief investment strategist for Global Income Edge, analyst for Utility Forecaster and a regular contributor to Personal Finance.
He is managing director of Thomas Dwight Capital (TDC), a strategic, financial and business development adviser to corporations, investment houses and governments. TDC identifies and develops for clients high growth and emerging markets opportunities in the energy, telecommunications, shipping and real estate sectors. In this capacity, Stavros has advised on several multi-million project finance valuations, business plan developments, and overall corporate strategies, as well as engaged in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and lead capital raising efforts for new business expansion plans.
With 17+ years of experience in the energy sector, Stavros has served in various leadership, strategy, finance and analytic roles at an energy utility, investment bank and various preeminent global media, economic and regulatory research houses.
He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Economics and English Literature. He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford with a concentration in Finance and Strategy.
Our Number 2 Best Buy Southern Company (NYSE: SO) has been a great performer for us, up 26% in two years and paying great dividends. But we feel it’s fully valued, especially in light of it being the target of an SEC investigation.We’ll have details in today’s issue of Global… Read More
Utilities with a high concentration of Millennials and Gen Xers in their service territories could generate superior earnings and dividend growth. Read More
Here we go again.Just as we were recovering from the Asian market collapse, the Brexit shock means markets will continue to be volatile. On the plus side, the dollar will continue to strengthen given its global safe-haven status, which strengthens investment trends we have long been pursuing at Global Income… Read More
The British vote to exit the European Union yesterday, or Brexit, is sending shock waves through global markets, and we advise subscribers not to get caught up in the fear selling that will likely take place in the next few days and weeks.But given the volatility, we’re going to put… Read More
Recent volatility in global markets on Brexit concerns has hit shares of global hotelier Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG), which have fallen double digits at various times in the last few weeks. But a recent analysis shows that the Global Income Edge Aggressive Portfolio holding’s fundamentals on balance continue to be… Read More
Polls show the June 23 Brexit vote uncomfortably close. Investors (and even central bankers) should be worried that global growth will slow if the Brits choose to leave the Eurozone. And if Brexit happens, the biggest loser will be the United Kingdom, given it will have to renegotiate trade agreements… Read More