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Wyatt Investment Research’s Weekly Highlights

For all the hoopla surrounding pullbacks, Fed tapering and mixed earnings results over the past three months, the first quarter turned out to be rather ho-hum on Wall Street. In the aggregate, not much has changed since Jan. 1. Stocks are still at all-time highs, with the S&P 500 inching up another 1.3% in Q1, […]

The 5 Best-Performing Dividend Aristocrats of Q1

We don’t usually associate dividend stocks with growth. And that’s especially true with the “Dividend Aristocrats.” For those who aren’t familiar, the Dividend Aristocrats are the stocks that have increased their dividend for at least 25 consecutive years. Ninety-two stocks currently make the list. Such consistent dividend growers are extremely reliable income investments. Any movement […]

Five Baby Stocks Any New Parent Should Own

As you read this article, I may be rushing my wife to the hospital for the birth of our first child. We (i.e. she) is due on April 5, just two days from now. I’m expecting to get “the call” at any minute. I’m filled with so much anticipation/excitement/anxiety that I’m about ready to burst. […]

Unveiling Our Next Netflix

Over the past week, we’ve had our own little mini March Madness here at Wyatt Investment Research, narrowing a field of 16 growth stocks down to a “Final Four.” The goal is to identify the next Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) — a stock with the potential to return 545% in just over two years. Today, we […]

The Four Best Dividend Stocks to Buy in April

On a day in which we’re unveiling our “Next Netflix” – a growth stock that could return more than 400% in two years – it seems odd to talk about dividend stocks. The stock market is approaching all-time highs yet again. Investors seem to have an insatiable appetite for risk these days. There seems to […]

Wyatt Research Week-in-Review

How’s your bracket looking? That’s a question most Americans are asked this time of the year as March Madness – that wonderfully unpredictable and nearly-impossible-to-predict 68-team college basketball tournament – is in full swing. Everyone from your eight-year-old son to your 91-year-old grandmother fills out a March Madness bracket. Even Warren Buffett got in on […]

Our Final Four Stock Picks on the Road to the Next Netflix

They don’t call it the “Elite Eight” for no reason. Over the past two days, we’ve whittled our field of 16 stocks down to eight. All of them have the potential to be elite. But our goal in this March Madness stock-picking bracket is to identify the one stock that has the best chance to […]

Our Elite Eight Stock Picks on the Road to the Next Netflix

It’s Day Four of our March Madness stock-picking bracket, and it’s time to narrow the field to eight stocks on our way to finding the next Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX). Yesterday we began eliminating stocks, trimming the field from 16 to 12. Now we’ll cut it down to an “Elite Eight.” Tomorrow we’ll slice the field […]

Why Investing Is Like Filling Out a March Madness Bracket

Filling out a March Madness bracket is a lot like building an investment portfolio. You can make informed decisions and educated guesses based on extensive research. Ultimately, however, no one knows for sure which stocks are going to be winners. Check out our top 10 “Forever Stocks” for creating wealth.