Matt Hibbard

Matt Hibbard is Money Morning’s income specialist. With nearly three decades in the markets, Matt has traded just about every asset class there is. The one thing that has stuck with him over this time is a very simple premise. That is, it’s the cash a company generates that ultimately determines its value. Sure, some stocks might fly away to multi-digit gains. But unless these companies can convert the ‘story’ into real money, the market will eventually find them out. And when that happens, the share price quickly falls back to Earth. Matt is also the editor of Options Trader, where he shows subscribers how to use basic options strategies to generate income. This is income they can generate on top of regular dividend payments. Matt doesn’t play the prediction game, where the aim is to be proven ‘right’. Instead, his goal is to generate as much income as he can for his subscribers, irrespective of whether the market is going up or down.

Westpac and NAB Cut Dividends…What’s Next for ASX Bank Stocks?

Whether we like it or not, almost anyone with superannuation will likely have a holding in each of the big four banks. Banks are fighting on many fronts. Not least of all is capital. If they need to hold onto capital, that may mean further reductions in dividends. There is also the issue of margins and low rates...

What happened to the BHP share price? (ASX:BHP)

There were two main catalysts that led to the demise of BHP’s share price. If you follow the general consensus, blue chip stocks are supposed to be more stable than other stocks in the market. Yet over the last five years...

What is Going on with Rural Funds Group?

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are supposed to be one of the more stable investments in the stock market. However, shareholders Rural Funds Group [ASX:RFF], were left feeling nothing but despair, when its share price fell a whopping 42% in a single day in August.

Property Market about to Bounce?

It looks like the powers that be are determined to get our property market shooting higher again sooner rather than later. We’ve had two interest rate cuts and now APRA has announced that banks can lend people more money based on the amount of money they earn currently.

The Most Forgotten Asset of All

You can’t eliminate risk altogether. A bear market, or a dramatic shock, can see any asset class fall.There is one asset class, however, that investors forget about in a bull market. This asset class is cash.
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