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Room for Compassion: A REIT to Remember

November 11, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: STAY

Every now and then as I'm researching investments I run into a company that really inspires me. Today I want to highlight Extended Stay America, Inc.  They have room in their inn--room for compassion. At an extremely, reasonable cost Extended Stay has offered rooms to cancer patients needing a place to live while they undergo treatment far from home.  [more]



Ollie's: All the Charm of a Yard Sale

September 11, 2015 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: OLLI

Every now and then I have such an enjoyable experience with a company that I tell all my friends about it. Ollie's Bargain Outlet which had it's IPO in July is one such place. In thinking over why I like shopping there I realized that it has all the charm of a yard sale with all the convenience of a store. The quirky signage adds to the informal vibe and the deep discounts keep me coming back.  [more]



Sweeten Your Lemonade: A Stock that Thrives on Volatility

August 26, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NDAQ , TD , SCHW

One can safely say the market has been extremely volatile the last three days. However, it is not all sour lemons! When others are fearful, be sensible! What should one do? Buy or sell or watch? Or consider the fact that a few stocks actually thrive in a volatile environment of high trading volume. When the traffic on the turnpike increases there are more tolls.  [more]



Dividends Divulged: Getting the Juice of the Matter

April 17, 2015 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: PLOW , SDRL , ENR

Recently a family member knowing that I enjoy DIY investing asked me for a dividend tip. How I could resist such a golden opportunity to share what I've learned?  [more]



How to Profit from a Strong Dollar?

February 02, 2015 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: TD , SSYS

Recently I observed that some of my industrial blue chips like KMB (Kimberly-Clark) experienced "hair" cuts in their  earnings and in their share price. The reason given was the strong USD. Evidently since much of Kimberly's business is overseas a strong US dollar means that other countries had less buying power with their currencies meaning a higher cost for the target customer and also less profit for us from when their foreign funds changed back into our currency.   [more]

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