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Ethan Roberts

Benzinga Staff Writer

January 27, 2023 12:51 PM
  As the famous 19th-century stock investor Russell Sage once said, “I bought straw hats in winter, and now they’re worth a fortune.& ...
January 26, 2023 10:33 AM
Investors always want to buy low and sell high. Many dream of buying a low-priced stock and riding it up for gains of 50% or 100%.  This isn&rsqu ...
January 25, 2023 11:17 AM
As real estate investment trusts (REITs) were underperforming in 2022, analysts in the major brokerages and banks were busy slashing target prices and ...
January 24, 2023 1:05 PM
Investors are always trying to predict what a stock will be worth in the future and how much its dividend is likely to grow over time. One of the best ...
January 24, 2023 12:16 PM
When it comes to choosing stocks that will outperform over the short or long term, investors can compare the relative strength of an individual stock ...
January 23, 2023 2:03 PM
After terrible performances in 2022, real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own and operate hotels and resorts have been making a solid comeback. ...
January 20, 2023 1:15 PM
Financial advisers routinely tell investors to diversify their portfolios.  It makes sense to diversify because market sectors perform differentl ...
January 19, 2023 3:19 PM
One of the best things about real estate investment trusts (REITs) is the diversity of property types, which allows investors to choose subindustries ...
January 18, 2023 11:32 AM
Analyst upgrades of a stock often create headlines, but should investors really care about analyst upgrades? The answer is, “Yes.” A great ...
January 13, 2023 3:57 PM
A new year often brings new hope for the stock market, and after the terrible performance of real estate investment trusts (REITs) in 2022, it’s ...
January 13, 2023 10:34 AM
Good dividend stocks held over a long period of time will produce strong gains for a patient investor. But if you buy a stock at the wrong time, it ca ...
January 12, 2023 1:30 PM
As an investor, whether you seek appreciation, income or both, when considering stocks to purchase, it pays to look at a company’s five-year per ...
January 10, 2023 11:03 AM
If there’s one thing income investors love, it’s a high-yielding dividend stock.  But too often the high yield comes with risky metri ...
January 09, 2023 1:44 PM
While 2022 was a difficult year for most real estate investment trusts (REITs), the worst-performing subindustry was mortgage REITs (mREITs).  Th ...
January 09, 2023 1:00 PM
More than 200 publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) across 13 sectors are traded on the stock market, according to the National Associ ...
January 09, 2023 10:53 AM
With Wall Street increasing its expectations for a recession in 2023, investors should look for sectors that are expected to either thrive or at least ...
January 06, 2023 12:46 PM
The prevailing wisdom on Wall Street is that recessions follow massive interest rate hikes, as high-interest rates slow down sales of real estate, aut ...
December 30, 2022 1:18 PM
Evaluating relative strength is important when determining which stocks to buy. Relative strength shows which sectors or individual issues are outperf ...
December 29, 2022 3:03 PM
Mortgage real estate investment trusts (mREITs) are popular with investors seeking high-yielding dividends.  But mREITs are not for everyone beca ...
December 29, 2022 2:59 PM
Investors will remember 2022 as a really tough year for Wall Street.  Inflation, rising interest rates, a war in Ukraine and fears of a recession ...
December 28, 2022 10:41 AM
Industrial real estate investment trusts (REITs) have performed well over the past five years as increased demand for warehouses, manufacturing facili ...
December 28, 2022 10:35 AM
Income investors love receiving dividends to pay regular bills, but too often quarterly dividends are paid in bunches, rather than being spread out ac ...
December 22, 2022 1:32 PM
If there’s one thing for certain about the stock market, it’s that nobody has a crystal ball to predict the future.  But there are so ...
December 22, 2022 1:32 PM
If there’s one thing for certain about the stock market, it’s that nobody has a crystal ball to predict the future.  But there are so ...
December 22, 2022 11:54 AM
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are well-known for paying huge dividends. Although investors love when REITs increase their dividends, another s ...
December 20, 2022 11:28 AM
Most everyone loves an early holiday present. And for some real estate investment trust (REIT) investors, that early gift came in the form of a divide ...
December 20, 2022 10:57 AM
Although real estate investment trusts (REITs) in general have fared pretty well over the past month, the industrial sector has lagged behind REITs in ...
December 19, 2022 12:25 PM
Analyst downgrades hurt.  Investors can awaken any morning to find one of their stocks down heavily following an analyst downgrade. The stock may ...
December 16, 2022 5:22 PM
Every so often an investor comes across two stocks that are both high-quality performers and also pay solid dividends. Then the most difficult part is ...
December 15, 2022 2:49 PM
One of the best things about buying real estate investment trusts (REITs) is that with the right stock an investor can not only gain some appreciation ...