Category

Keith Fitz-gerald media

U.S. economy

With 40% of Americans One Bill Away from Financial Disaster, What's Next?

Despite hundreds of billions of dollars in bailout money and U.S. Federal Reserve stimulus, the U.S. economy is still not working very well for the average American.

According to a survey by Bankrate.com, 40% of Americans say they are just one big bill away from financial disaster. That tells Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald that the government's efforts to rescue the U.S. economy have failed.

He said there's one figure he's watching this week that will show if there's much hope for Main Street at this point...

Your Money

Cybersecurity News: How to Keep Your Online Tax Data Safe

Cybersecurity news: This was just what the 29 million customers of tax preparation software TurboTax feared most – a fraud alert.

On Feb. 6 TurboTax, a unit of Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), was forced to suspend its processing of state tax returns for 24 hours. In the preceding days Intuit and 19 states had noticed a spike in fraudulent state tax returns.

It means taxpayers need to get a lot more proactive about cybersecurity.

In this video, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald talks about what taxpayers can do to protect themselves.

Tech investing

Even with Apple Stock Price at Record Levels, It's Still a Good Time to Buy

The Apple stock price continues to surge to new highs with the company's seemingly bottomless bag of tricks.

But at this point some investors may be wondering if it's too late to jump on the Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) bandwagon.After all, AAPL stock gained more than 62% in 2014 and another 16% in the first six weeks of 2015.

Yet Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald thinks buying Apple stock even at these levels is worth serious consideration. In this video, he explains why...

U.S. economy

January Jobs Report Doesn't Mean What Washington Says It Does

The January jobs report seemed like good news.

The U.S. Labor Department said 257,000 jobs were added to the economy. That easily beat the 230,000 numbers analysts had expected.

And yet unemployment ticked up to 5.7% from 5.6%. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald sees the conflicting data in the jobs report as more proof the recovery is not the success President Barack Obama claims.

In this video, Fitz-Gerald discusses what the funny numbers from the January jobs report mean for the U.S. economy...

Eurozone

How the Greek Debt Crisis Will Affect U.S. Markets

As remote as the Greek debt crisis may seem, ripples from whatever happens there definitely will hit U.S. markets.

The new leftist government of Greece is currently tangling with the European Central Bank. While both sides seem very far apart, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald thinks the ECB will blink first.

To find out what Fitz-Gerald thinks of the Greek debt crisis and what it means for investors, watch this video.

Global investing

Better Investing Strategies Can Cut Demographic Risks

As developed nations age, birth rates drop, and populations decline, investing strategies need to change.

And Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald says no country illustrates this trend better than Japan. That country's population is expected to fall by 30 million by 20148.

But Fitz-Gerald does not advise pulling out of Japan – or any market today with an aging population.

Instead, he has an investing strategy that will prevail despite these risks...

Stock Market

How the Chinese Stock Market Sell-Off Will Affect U.S. Investors

The Chinese stock market plunged today (Monday) after regulators imposed limits on margin trading.

You see, speculation has helped propel the Shanghai Composite Index about 60% since 2013's close.

Today's sell-off was prompted by fears that those speculators, who are trading on margin, would exit the market.

Here's what that means for U.S. markets...

Oil prices

Low Oil Prices in 2015 Will Make the Oil Industry Stronger

Low oil prices may have a silver lining, after all. Without a doubt, oil stocks have taken a pasting in recent months as oil prices have plunged more than 50%. But Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald, a seasoned market analyst with 33 years of experience, views such turmoil not with dread, but optimism. […]

Read More…

Stocks to Buy

The Best Video Streaming Stocks to Buy Aren't NFLX or AMZN

The market for streaming video over the Internet is exploding, but the best stocks to buy here are not the most obvious .

Consumers – especially those under 30 – spend less time watching cable TV are more watching streaming video over the Internet.

But Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald says the best stocks to buy to profit from this trend are neither Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) nor Amazon.com. Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN). Instead, Fitz-Gerald recommends online content delivery companies.

To find out what the names of these stocks to buy, watch this video.

© 2015 Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201, Email: customerservice@MoneyMorning.com