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This Might be the Biggest Lie in Investing–Don’t Fall for It

Greg Guenthner

Averaging down is throwing good money after bad. It's usually a sucker's bet. Instead of improving your situation you're tying up even more money on a losing investment. Using our example, your stock would still need to rise 50% to bring you back to breakeven. The starting line. And that's after you've already doubled-down on your investment...


Obama Could Make You a Lot of Money – Here’s How

Greg Guenthner

Health care is big business. Hell, it's the biggest business in this country right now--and it's only getting bigger. Baby boomers are aging at an alarming rate. 10,000 Americans are turning 65 every single day--and will continue to do so for at least the next 15 years.


How to Squeeze Double-digit Gains Out of the Market Today

Greg Guenthner

I just ran a scan for potential short squeeze opportunities--and found almost 200 stocks with abnormally high short interest. That's no surprise in this market environment. As I've been telling you, there aren't a lot of blind bulls left out there--even though the market is near all-time highs.


Beat the Stampede – Buy this Tech Stock Now!

Greg Guenthner

The S&P 500 is playing catch-up to these early breakouts to start off the week. So it's time to look for the stocks that could make the move from mediocre to market leader. And the best place to look is large-cap tech stocks...


Your Secret Obsession Can Make You Fast, Double-digit Gains

Greg Guenthner

Doughnut sales from quick service restaurants, like Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts, are up for the third straight year, after several years in decline, the Washington Post reports. Doughnut giant Krispy Kreme reported a 9 percent increase in earnings in its first-quarter earnings report, beating its own internal estimates. Revenue was up more than 37 percent from the first quarter a year ago.


How a Government Screw-up Can Hand You Double-digit Gains

Greg Guenthner

Your data isn't just limited to your hard drive. It's floating around everywhere--through distant servers and "the cloud". So it's not a question of if your data is stolen... but when. And private corporations and the government are quickly realizing that current security measures simply aren't cutting the mustard.