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Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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The 32% Dividend Buffett Would Love To Buy (But Can’t)

The 32% Dividend Buffett Would Love To Buy (But Can’t)

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Don’t be fooled: imitating the picks of famous stock pickers is a road to retirement ruin. I get it: gurus like Warren Buffett, Dan Loeb and Ken Fisher are the cream of the crop. Too bad the big cash wads these guys toss around limit them to the lamest dividend investments. And you can bet […]

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4 Dividend Dogs That Rallied More Than Deserved – Sell Now

4 Dividend Dogs That Rallied More Than Deserved – Sell Now

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

That dip didn’t last long, did it? The S&P 500 is back around 2,800, the Dow is back around 26,000, and stocks – which frankly were never really “cheap” even in the December doldrums – are back to being hilariously overpriced. And that’s a problem on two fronts. It makes finding values – an important aspect […]

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3 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid (3 To Buy Instead)

3 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid (3 To Buy Instead)

| March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The stock market is way up and ironically, that’s terrible news for us dividend investors. Yields are in the tank yet again. The S&P 500 pays a measly 1.9% today. If you have a million-dollar portfolio, that’s a lousy $19,000 per year in income. Pathetic. Most people invest their money in index funds like those that mimic the S&P […]

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The Dividend Bargain Bin: 3 Cheap Stocks Paying 5.3% To 6.3%

The Dividend Bargain Bin: 3 Cheap Stocks Paying 5.3% To 6.3%

| February 25, 2019 | 1 Comment

Stock-market selloffs provide great times to buy big dividends. The stock market was a relentlessly receding tide in the fourth quarter, which is bad for “buy and hope” investors but quite helpful for income specialists like us. Let’s consider high-quality real estate investment trust W.P. Carey (WPC). This REIT looks good at most prices, but the […]

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My Personal 5-Step Plan For 6%+ Dividends In REITs

My Personal 5-Step Plan For 6%+ Dividends In REITs

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’re hunting for income, your job just got a lot tougher, and it’s all the Federal Reserve’s fault! Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s recent cave-in on rate hikes means the central bank is out of action for the rest of 2019—and its next move could even be a cut. Sure, this has been great for stock prices, which surged […]

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4 “Mega-Trend Powered” Dividend Growers With Fast 60% Upside

4 “Mega-Trend Powered” Dividend Growers With Fast 60% Upside

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Money-losing firm India Globalization Capital (IGC) found the magic formula last October. They put two investing buzzwords side-by-side: Cannabis, and Blockchain. The savvy marketers at IGC then introduced an energy drink infused with hemp, and wow, what a rush! IGC Jumped 10-Fold on Buzzwords We rational income investors fortunately avoided this circus. I wrote to you as the blockchain-weed […]

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3 Monthly Dividend Payers Yielding Up To 7.7%

3 Monthly Dividend Payers Yielding Up To 7.7%

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

My friend is a young 41-year old millionaire. And the poor guy is basically broke! Meanwhile there’s a conservative yet savvy grandma in the Midwest raking in more monthly income than my boy, on a modest $387,000 in savings. What’s her secret? We’ll get to that in a minute. First, let’s lament my man’s millionaire […]

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My 3 Favorite “Dogs Of The Dow” For 2019

My 3 Favorite “Dogs Of The Dow” For 2019

| January 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

The “Dogs of the Dow” is one of the simplest, most well-known dividend strategies on Wall Street. And investors who choose to jump in during 2019 will be shooting for their fifth straight year of market-beating returns. Of course, by being a little more selective, you and I can beat even the Dogs – just […]

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4 Dividend Stocks You’ll Regret Holding In 2019

4 Dividend Stocks You’ll Regret Holding In 2019

| January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

What good is a 2% or 3% annual yield if you can lose it in a single trading session? The Nasdaq and Russell 2000 are officially in bear markets, which means they’re down 20% from their peak. But bear markets don’t have to stop at 20%. They can just keep on collapsing. And the weakest links can […]

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5 REITs To Double Your Income In 2019

5 REITs To Double Your Income In 2019

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve zeroed in on five real estate investment trusts (REITs) set to hand you three critical things in 2019: High, safe payouts whose yields crush the typical S&P 500 dividend. Booming dividend growth: These five have already boosted their payouts an amazing 38%, on average, in the last five years—and they’re just getting started! Double-digit upside as an overlooked market […]

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