Will Stocks Falter with Real Unemployment at 18%?
Unfortunately, job cuts have affected every industry sector, and that's a sure sign that we are poised for a correction.
Will Health-Care ETFs Recover?
Despite their defensive nature, health-care stocks have been hospitalized, falling around 24 percent on average over the past year. The swift decline has created attractive...
You've invested heavily in real estate investment trusts for your income-needy clients. And those investments, up to this year, have worked well. But 2007 has...
Malcolm A. Makin
Founder, Professional Planning Group Raymond James Financial Services Career Began: 1974 Home Base: Westerly, R.I. Civic Affiliations: Ocean Community YMCA, Westerly Hospital, American Seniors Golf Association ----- At the start of...
Discipline, Dividends, Diversification
Not so long ago, investing in stocks that paid dividends was decidedly uninteresting. Investors clamored for companies in which smart CEOs plowed cash back into...
Health Care Funds Tired and Sluggish
The health care sector encompasses a broad and diverse group of companies--from high-risk, fast-growth biotech stocks to solid, blue-chip drugmakers, long the darling of conservative...
Obesity: A Heavy Burden on Healthcare
Americans are growing larger and there seems to be no end in sight to this alarming trend.
Buying The Future
If you were to suggest to colleagues or clients that the biotechnology sector presents a good opportunity for investment, they might very well respond with...
Conservative Equity Funds
Newsletter: The Outlook Editor: Joseph Lisant
For Funds, Staying in Style Isn't What it Used to
Nov. 22, 2002 -- Throughout the mid- and late-1990s, the most crucial investment decision an investor or an advisor made was how much to allocate...