I was in NYC when Sandy hit. It was awfuland truly one of the scariest experiences of my life.
I watched as water flowed into the streets below from the river, I saw cars completely submerged in water and the high-rise building where I live had no power not to mention we had five feet of water flowing through the lobby.
Right now, Im helping my family get back on their feet again. Of course, many others had it far worse and I sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are safe.
There is much to be done, and it will be a long time before many people’s lives get back to “normal.” But I know we as a country and as individuals will do whatever it takes.
The efforts to rebuild represent a huge undertaking, but also an extremely expensive one.
Thats why Im sending you this urgent message today.
|Source: WSJ Live
As I explained in a WSJ Live video on Monday, Hurricane Sandy has hatched dozens of hero and villain stocks.
You need to know about them. If you want to protect the value of your current portfolio to save your familys savings from being sabotaged by this devastating storm I strongly encourage you to pay attention!
We have a very short-lived opportunity. The window just opened and it will shut just as fast.
Frankly, making the right decisions today can realistically put an extra $50,000+ in your bank account over the next few months.
What do I mean? For one thing, transportation stocks are about to get slammed.
Airlines operate on the slimmest of margins. The 20,000 canceled flights will cost them dearly. United, American, Delta theyre going to take SUCH A HIT!
And JetBlue? Its headquarters is in Queens, NY and its main base is JFK Airport, also in Queens.
Trucking firms will get clobbered, too.
Poor UPS and FedEx. Packages will be lost and damaged. Plus theres a huge logjam in the system.
First, promise youll exit toxic villain stocks before they report Q4 earnings
Then I want you to LOAD UP on hero stocks that will benefit from Sandys impact.
Im talking rebuild and clean up companies whose sales will go through the roof. (E.g. Home Depot (HD) shares spiked 4% on Wednesday on expectation of a whirlwind of DIY buys.)
Im putting the final touches on my Top 5 Post-Sandy Buys right now
Finally, let me plug you in to ANOTHER POWERFUL TRIGGER that will explode your profits over the next 90 days
Get Ready for the Biggest M&A Surge of All Time!
The end of the year is my favorite time to invest. Take last year, for example
I wish you had put a $10,000 bet on each of these picks in my High Octane Stocks service at the end of 2011:
- A $5,118 profit on Danaher Corporation (DHR) — in only 24 hours
- A $4,746 profit on ProShares Ultra Short QQQ — in only 24 hours
- A $5,000 profit on Ford Motor Co. (F) — in 7 trading days
- A $5,178 profit on Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) — in 4 trading days
- A $8,732 profit on Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) — in only 48 hours
- A $9,006 profit on IBM — in only 48 hours
- A $4,284 profit on Google (GOOG) — in 5 trading days
Imagine, if all you did was invest in this handful of trades, you’d be $42,000 RICHER!
Of course, it’s different now with the presidential elections…
But there’s another hidden trigger that I predict will have an even BIGGER impact on your wallet
We’re head-first into a towering M&A SURGE that will see us match — and hopefully exceed — these big winners.
Time to Raid the BIGGEST Corporate "War Chest"
the World Has Ever Seen!
Get ready to hear a massive sigh of relief next week.
No, I don’t mean from Mitt or Barack…
The election will finally pave the way for cash-rich companies to start spending, with mergers and acquisitions a likely target.
Admittedly, the first half of the year has been nothing to cheer about. But the final quarter will follow an entirely different script. In recent weeks, we’ve seen some big deals with WellPoint buying Amerigroup for $4.46 billion, Campbell Soup acquiring Bolthouse Farms for $1.55 billion, and Intel spending more than $4 billion to buy up to 15% of ASML.
And that was all before the frenzy started.
Valuations right now are especially reasonable… interest rates are low… and corporations have a MOUNTAIN OF CASH sitting on the sidelines.
No wonder the Wall Street Journal reported on a growing phenomenon…
U.S. companies are holding more cash in the bank than at any point on record.
And as Reuters’ David Cay Johnston just pointed out, American companies may be hoarding more cash than most of us had previously realized … about $5 trillion worth.
That’s bigger than the GDP of Germany!
How about Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), the greatest cash-generating company the world has ever seen. They saw their cash pile grow from $98 billion in the first quarter of 2012… to $110 billion in the second, and finally a whopping $117 billion in its latest quarterly report.
Other companies with billions of spare cash?
They include Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO), Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.B).
Let the Takeover Frenzy Begin…
Here’s a secret before you join me in High Octane Stocks…
M&A activity is of particular interest to low-priced stock investors like me (and you, I presume) as we head into Q4, which is historically the strongest season for takeover activity.
Let me explain why.
Companies have stockpiles of cash that they put toward business expansions, stock buy-backs, dividend increases, or, you guessed it — M&A activity. In an economic environment that makes it difficult to grow organically, many companies will use their piles of cash to go out and buy growth.
It would not surprise me at all if a few of our High Octane Stocks trades benefit from takeover offers as we head into Q4.
Put all the pieces together and know what you get? All signals point to an all-out M&A Blitz!
PREVIEW: Three Juicy Takeover Targets for Q4
Look, I can’t spill the beans on absolutely everything in this letter. Those confidential details are reserved for bona fide members of High Octane Stocks.
But I can do the next best thing as 2013 approaches…
As an extra bonus, I’d like to introduce you to three companies that are prime takeover targets as we head into Q4!
Their strong financials, growth potential and exciting innovations make these companies strong candidates for corporations looking to boost shareholder value and take advantage of the changing market conditions before the New Year.
- Takeover Target No. 1: My first target is sitting pretty in a sector that has done well this year. It’s a biotech whose star product is generating a lot of excitement. It’s got a “killer cure” for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of acquired blindness in people over 65. It’s the only FDA-approved treatment for wet AMD labeled for every-other-month dosing. The profit picture is bright. With two other exciting products in the pipeline, I’m looking for a big pharma or hungry biotech to potentially scoop it up over the next 90 days.
- Takeover Target No. 2: Here’s an awesome play in the rapidly growing High-Speed Voice and Data sector. I’ve spotted a Gotham-based powerhouse that just recorded its largest quarterly increase in its New York metro service area. It’s making aggressive changes in the level of service and communication it provides. There have been talks of it being taken over before, including an attempt by the owners to take the company private back in 2007. Long-term growth potential is strong — and a potential takeover is just icing on the cake.
- Takeover Target No. 3: This financial stalwart just got good news from ratings agency Fitch, which gave it an upgrade. There is huge recognition of this bank’s consistently-sound financial performance in a difficult economic landscape. The bank is solid, with credit losses and problem assets much lower compared to its peers. It is currently in capital building mode. With a market cap of $9.9 billion and a substantial 3.3% dividend, I rate it an attractive M&A candidate.
“A lot of companies in the US are sitting on cash and so M&A will be one of the major beneficiaries of this.” … Lisa Chaudhuri of Barclays’ UK
Are you starting to feel my excitement?
This really is a super-special moment in your investing life… The stars are aligned for a kick-butt M&A Boom!
It would be a shame to miss out. Tell you what…
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Introducing the $127,000 Differential
Let me ask you a sensitive question…
How have your Top 10 stocks performed since June 2011 — the month I officially launched my High Octane Stocks advisory?
OK, I’ll go first. My publisher just handed me my Top 10 so far:
|TPX April $90 Puts
|Top 10 Average Return:
Your PROFIT if you invested $10,000 in each Trade:
See that last line? If you were lucky enough to plunk down $10,000 on each, your portfolio balance would be $127,000 BIGGER right now.
I don’t know about you. But most hard-pressed Americans can only dream about a payday this size.
Especially when I was in — and OUT — of the lion’s share within 5-10 trading days.
Hold on, it gets better. Amazingly, I’ve banked 8 out of 10 of my top-ten trades in 2012. In the last 90 days alone, I’ve hit pay dirt on 31 out of 37 trades. That’s an incredible 84% win rate. I’m on a blazin’ hot streak!
Prefer to see a recent 5-day winning streak instead?
OK—check out my wins during the week of October 17 – 23, 2012:
|XOM November $95 Puts
|EBAY November $45 Calls
|MS October $17 Calls
|IBM November $215 Puts
|SHPG November $85 Calls
|APA November $82.50 Calls
Remember, that was before the Q4 M&A Blitz begins paying out a BRAND NEW round of killer rewards.
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Mind you, I didn’t say “day trading” — but I do issue multiple alerts each week. How many you choose to trigger is entirely up to you.
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Hold on, there’s more.
When you respond today, as an extra incentive, I’ll rush you my complete dossier on FIVE companies whose shares are primed to ‘pop’ in the coming Q4 Takeover Blitz.
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