Author Archive: Tim Plaehn

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double digit growth in share price and dividend payments, and 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts.

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These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every month, I ask subscribers to my Dividend Hunter Insiders service to send in any stock they want for a deep dive analysis. Out of the submissions, I pick one stock to analyze and share my thoughts with all Insider subscribers. Each month, when the email to send in stock picks goes out, I am […]

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Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

| February 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coronavirus outbreak is a real threat to human life and business results. However, when unexpected tragedies like this outbreak occur, the stock market almost always overreacts to the perceived risks to company results. During the sell-off, stock prices fall too far, even if short to intermediate-term business results will be affected. It takes guts […]

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These REITs Show It’s Better To Be The Landlord Than The Renter

These REITs Show It’s Better To Be The Landlord Than The Renter

| February 5, 2020 | 1 Comment

This week I will be making presentations to investors at the Orlando MoneyShow. The MoneyShow folks have now been asking me to come back for six years. Each year is a great time, and I love to get in front of the investing public. So, I thought it would be appropriate to cover some gaming-related […]

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Where Is The Skepticism?

Where Is The Skepticism?

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fifteen months ago, during the final months of 2018, the financial news was full of predictions of an economic recession in 2019. Now in hindsight, it is obvious all of those “experts” were wrong. Through 2019 the economy maintained a path of steady growth, and the stock markets gained almost 30%. Not at the beginning […]

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These Are The Kind Of Dividend Stocks To Own For The Next Recession

These Are The Kind Of Dividend Stocks To Own For The Next Recession

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

This stock market makes it difficult for me to write about undervalued sectors or nice conservative income stocks. With the stock market indexes and big name companies climbing to new highs every day, there is euphoria with investors who now believe the good times will keep rolling into 2020. They have so far through the […]

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These 3 Underperformers Of 2019 Could Deliver Big Gains In 2020

These 3 Underperformers Of 2019 Could Deliver Big Gains In 2020

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the end of 2018, the CNN Fear & Greed Index stood at one on a scale of 1 to 100. A rating close to zero is an indication of Extreme Fear. The index finished 2019 at 99 and is still elevated at 91, a rating that indicates Extreme Greed. The great U.S. stock market […]

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Buy My Top 2 High-Yield Dividend Picks For 2020

Buy My Top 2 High-Yield Dividend Picks For 2020

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Each year I am asked by the MoneyShow folks to submit two stock picks for the new year. My picks are published on the MoneyShow website and mainstream financial websites, such as Forbes. I put out an aggressive stock pick and a conservative one. Since I am the Dividend Hunter, both stocks will be higher […]

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Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Years ago, an Air Force Academy classmate and a close friend went on a rant about how he disliked the widespread use of jargon and acronyms in the Air Force. To this day, my memory can’t unstick “ficknip” (flight navigation and control panel), and I haven’t used one for over 30 years. The investing world […]

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These 3 REITs Are Expected To Announce Dividend Increases In January

These 3 REITs Are Expected To Announce Dividend Increases In January

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2020. Each month I publish a list of those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can […]

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Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

| December 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

The general practice among dividend paying U.S. corporations is to declare and pay dividends quarterly, or four times a year. This contrasts with how we pay our bills and expenses. The credit card, mortgage, power, and other bills show up every month. For an investor using dividend income to pay living expenses, this mismatch makes […]

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