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These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not all high-yield stocks are created equal. Investors looking for yield sometimes forget or are not aware that the same yield does not indicate the same relative safety from stocks in this group. If the economy continues to grow, the majority of high-yield companies will continue to pay the current dividends. The financial news outlets […]

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General Motors Stock Yet Another Victim Of Tweet Rampage

General Motors Stock Yet Another Victim Of Tweet Rampage

| September 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

GM stock lives on, but it’s still not worth buying But GM stock and the company’s financial results have barely budged since Mary Barra became CEO five years ago. The company also faces a host of new problems, including a president who seems determined to hammer it with misinformation. The latest tweets calling GM America’s smallest […]

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These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]

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The Next GameStop? 5 Zombie Dividends Up To 13.3% (Sell Now)

The Next GameStop? 5 Zombie Dividends Up To 13.3% (Sell Now)

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

I told you GameStop’s (GME) dividend was toast. Did you sell, or better yet, short the stock? Just one quarter ago, we chatted about the inevitability of this paper payout ending in tears: Brick and mortar video game retailer GameStop (GME) is a throwback to yesteryear. It’s survived the rise of digital distribution for video games thus far because Microsoft, Sony […]

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Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week I was an invited speaker at the Las Vegas MoneyShow and made several presentations concerning income and dividend stock investing. I like the Q&A portion at the end of each talk. I benefit from learning what income focused investors are most interested in. One topic that came up several times was my opinion […]

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3 Steps To Save You From A 23% Dividend Cut

3 Steps To Save You From A 23% Dividend Cut

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

In February, I wrote this about the PIMCO Global Stocks+ and Income Fund (PGP): “If you have PGP in your portfolio, this is the time to ditch it.” Then in early April, this happened: Warning Becomes Reality What was behind this nosedive? A whopping 23% dividend cut! Worse, PGP owners who didn’t heed my sell call are now […]

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Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

| March 25, 2019 | 1 Comment

With my Dividend Hunter service, I provide a list of high-yield investments that I have deeply researched, and my analysis shows provide an attractive combination of current yield and dividend stability. As a high-yield stock expert, I often get asked questions about other stocks or investments that are not on my recommendations list. Sometimes a question will […]

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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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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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Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the case of […]

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