Dave Goodboy

Analyst Articles

Retail is in trouble. With the ease of shopping on Amazon, endless choices available online, and the industry’s failure to keep up with the times, brick-and-mortar retail operations have been crushed. True tales of struggling chains, plunging stock prices and even bankruptcy have become commonplace in the once thriving retail… Read More

Dividend reinvestment is an amazingly powerful investment strategy. It is used by the best of the best of long-term stock market investors to build lifetime wealth. In fact, studies have shown that over a 20-year holding period, dividends account for 60% of all the gains in the S&P 500! Think… Read More

Have President Trump’s protectionist policies gone overboard? Once heralded as the most pro-business U.S. president since Ronald Reagan, Trump’s zeal to shelter American businesses from global competition has caused many free-market economists to question his wisdom. The stock market has benefitted wildly from the White House’s corporate tax reform. Bulls… Read More

There are very few edges left in the stock market. The tremendous amount of money, talent, and strategies combined to create a nearly efficient market that is exceedingly difficult to beat consistently. Add in structural changes like tightening spreads, decimalization, and high-frequency trading machines, and the stock market becomes a… Read More

The February stock market rout created a tremendous opportunity for long-term investors. Everyone is asking which stocks make sense for the rest of 2018 and beyond. The following five stocks are my favorite large-cap names to incorporate into the buy-and-hold segment of your portfolio. 1. United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS)… Read More

It finally happened. After years of nary a selloff, let alone a significant correction, the floodgates burst open. On Monday, February 5, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered a mid-session 1,600 point death plunge. Buyers quickly entered the fray, with the DJIA closing down just 1,175 points, but the day… Read More

What an incredible year! 2017 smashed records as an investor’s dream year. While overshadowed by the cryptocurrency explosion, led by bitcoin’s 1,300% plus gains, the major stock market indexes surged to all-time highs. The Nasdaq jumped 26%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 22%, and the S&P 500 soared… Read More

Editor’s Note: We’ve officially reached the last trading week of the year. We also know this is one of the slowest trading weeks of the year. Everyone’s on vacation… Volume is low… And we’re all just waiting to ring in the new year before making our next move. That’s why,… Read More