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Stocks unfazed by President Trump’s veto threat

Stocks unfazed by President Trump’s veto threat

On Tuesday President Donald Trump tweeted a video heavily criticizing the recently passed coronavirus stimulus/relief bill–and a huge funding bill to keep the government running–and implying that he could veto the bill. Today, Wednesday, December 23,...
The U.S. economy looks to be slumping in newest data

The U.S. economy looks to be slumping in newest data

Okay, so the news on new claims for unemployment was sort of not too bad. About 869,000 people filed initial claims for unemployment in regular state programs for the week ended on December 17. That was lower than in the prior week but still above the levels in early...
Surprise? Maybe Congress will pass a new coronavirus stimulus/relief package this week

Government shutdown again comes down to the wire

The government runs out of money–again–at midnight on December 11. The House of Representative plans to vote on Wednesday, today, on a continuing resolution that would extend spending for seven days at current levels. The Senate will take up that bill...
Surprise? Maybe Congress will pass a new coronavirus stimulus/relief package this week

So where does the coronavirus stimulus bill stand?

Today Congress moved in an orderly disciplined way to resolve the two major conflicts delaying the immediate passage of a new coronavirus stimulus and relief bill modeled on the $908 billion bi-partisan proposal floating last week. Just kidding! Senate Majority Leader...
Eversource is my fifth utility pick in my Special Report on dividend stocks (on my JubakAM.com subscription site)–I added it to my Jubak Picks portfolio on Monday

Eversource is my fifth utility pick in my Special Report on dividend stocks (on my JubakAM.com subscription site)–I added it to my Jubak Picks portfolio on Monday

Eversource Energy (ES) pays a 2.65% dividend but I’m adding it on Monday, December 7, not to my Dividend Portfolio but to my Jubak Picks list. Why’s that? Because of the high potential for capital gains–above the dividend payout–from this stock...