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For investors who rely on regular income from their investments, high-quality dividend payers are the best vehicle for maintaining a steady income during troubled times in the market.


Dycom was recommended as the Top Pick in Cabot Top Ten Trader on September 8, and has run decisively into new high ground since then.


As a value investor, Apple shares are an irresistible bargain!

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Have Solar Stocks Bottomed?

By Timothy Lutts on October 06, 2015

Recent weeks have brought an abnormally high number of days when the Dow gained or lost 200 or more points, as the overwhelming majority of stocks joined in the trend of the day. What do I think about this volatility, and what does it mean for the future?Read More >

The Problem with Hunches

By Paul Goodwin on October 05, 2015

Many people like to make decisions based on hunches; sometimes they’re called “educated guesses” and sometimes “feminine intuition.” And there’s some experimental support for the idea that snap judgments often prove quite sound.Read More >

90% of Everything Is Crap

By Paul Goodwin on October 02, 2015

Theodore Sturgeon used to go to a lot of conventions and writers’ events where he answered questions, both in panels and in conversations in the lobby. He got tired of defending science fiction against charges of low quality, so he created Sturgeon’s Law* to explain. The Law says, “Ninety percent of everything is crap.” And when you think about it, you’ll have to admit that there aren’t that many genuinely excellent entries in any category.Read More >