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“Clean” Energy: The Dirty Truth

I went all-in on renewable energy a couple years back. And not as an investor.This past October I traded in my second gas-powered Volvo for another Tesla.I installed an electric charger in my carport. I felt I was doing my part to save the planet.Still, hooking up my Tesla at home each day got me…

Stocks to Buy in 2023: Less Than 5% Will Win

Last week was another typical 2022 bear market week. Major stock market indexes were down. Almost all stocks within those indexes were down. So was almost every sector. But there was one lone winner that outshined everything else… That was the energy sector, and it’s a pattern we’ve seen again and again. Energy stocks are…

Banyan Edge Podcast #2: Fed Gameplan for 2023

Episode #2 of the Banyan Edge Podcast has arrived! Today’s discussion is critical viewing as we close out 2022 and venture into the uncharted territory of 2023… Our topic: the Federal Reserve. Today we’re discussing the latest move in its battle against inflation … its guidance for the economy in 2023 … and what it…

Federal Reserve “Cancelling” the Santa Claus Rally?

The story of the week, the month, and likely the entirety of next year, is the Federal Reserve and the rest of the world’s central banks. And with good reason! The Fed’s policy direction is the single most important thing driving the stock market right now. But it’s not the only thing… Two less-than-rosy numbers came out last week which contributed to the swan dive that closed out the week. First was retail sales on Thursday. U.S. retail sales saw their biggest…

Your Inflation + Federal Reserve Survival Guide

If you have a crash helmet, you might want to put it on. The week ahead could potentially be one of the most volatile all year long … and serve as a fitting end to 2022. Tomorrow, new Consumer Price Index (CPI) numbers will be released. Investors are hoping … praying … for any indication that inflation might be easing because the sooner…

Biden’s Mistake = New Oil Bull Market

Imagine you’re in the market to buy a home, and you have your eye on the perfect house. But housing prices are falling, and you think you can get a better deal than what’s on the listing… You call up the owner and say you’ll buy it 8% below the current value. You stress that…

U.S. Oil Stock Rated “Strong Bullish” Will Keep Crushing the Market

Last week, I promised to tell you my “origin story”… How it put me on the path to becoming a successful investor … and developing the stock-rating system I’m eager to tell you about today. I cut my teeth trading foreign currencies for two eccentric millionaires who — besides being millionaires — could not have…

Episode 1 of the Banyan Edge Podcast Is Live!

A few hours ago, I sat down with my friends at Banyan Hill for a spirited chat on the markets… And for our first episode of The Banyan Edge Podcast, our group delivered in spades. Our focus this week was on energy markets, which many of us believe are set to lurch higher than anyone believes…

Carvana: The Worst Stock to Own in 2023

“This company will usher in a new age of online retail for used cars.” That’s what some “experts” were saying about a company that sold used cars out of a giant PEZ dispenser just one year ago. But where they saw game-changing innovation, all I could see was a new marketing gimmick … and a…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Is Headed Back to Uncle Sam

Back in January 2020, “coronavirus” was nothing but a word for most Americans. It dominated the headlines, but it hadn’t yet hit the market or our everyday lives. Few understood that there was much more to the pandemic than we were hearing. But I was one of them. As a guest on Fox Business, I commented:…