To us, the definition of blue-chip stocks are those that have raised dividends for at least 10 years in a row, and currently have safe dividend payouts. These dividend stocks endured recessions and difficult operating environments and were still able to increase payments to shareholders. Most dividend growth investors are familiar with the usual suspects…

Long-term investors have always looked to precious metals stocks as safe-haven investments. These typically see their importance surge in times of volatility and declines in equity markets. Global political worries, like concerns about the current situation in Afghanistan, can also raise prices of precious metals. Many investors believe the outlook for gold these days is…

Given the incredible advancements of modern technologies, it’s no surprise that many analysts and investors regard precious metals as barbaric relics that serve little relevance. On some levels, I can appreciate their point. Buying gold stocks might seem like going for a bunt in a baseball game. Let’s face it — people are paying money…

If bullishness begets more bullishness, then you would assume that the current market setup is perfect for further gains. With the benchmark S&P 500 near all-time highs, along with the novel coronavirus pandemic fading steadily into the rearview mirror, confidence appears to be back. I hope so. But just in case, you might want to…