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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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How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

| August 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

I feel like we have moved into a Dr. Strangelove type of financial world. The economic data shows that the U.S. economy is doing fine. We have growth in the economy, low unemployment, and rising wages. Home prices continue to increase. In contrast, on the financial markets side of the universe, traders are pushing bond […]

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Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Markets went off the rails this week, as the 10- and 2-year Treasury yields invert. In fact, the 10-year Treasury bond yield just slipped to 1.627%, which was below the 1.632% yield on the 2-year.  That was the first time that’s happened since 2007. Even the yield on the 30-year bond just fell to an […]

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Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

| August 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

I’m sure I don’t need to tell anyone out there that the US stock market has been volatile over the last few days. An escalation of the US-China trade war, along with what now might be a currency war on top of it, has only added to concerns after a Federal Reserve interest rate cut […]

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Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

You’ve got to choose wisely. In a narrow market, you only want to own the cream of the crop. In a bull market that’s so well-established, some of you might be asking yourselves: “Why bother with dividend stocks?” People are especially surprised that I recommend so many dividend stocks. “Aren’t you the growth guy?” And, in a […]

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Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors often don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range of reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

| May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates, in 2016 the Federal Reserve Board started to increase its Fed Funds Rate, which is the rate that drives all short term interest rates. That rate is now effectively 2.5%. Over the same period, rates at the longer end of the yield curve have not risen […]

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Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In May

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In May

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

For income stock investors, the best defense against stock market downturns is to own shares in companies that periodically increase their dividend rates. Focusing on a growing income stream changes how you think about stock prices. REITs are active businesses where the good ones are managed to grow income and the dividends paid to investors […]

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Buy And Hold These Three High-Yield Stocks With A Long Track Record Of Dividend Growth

Buy And Hold These Three High-Yield Stocks With A Long Track Record Of Dividend Growth

| April 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

Stocks that qualify for near permanent buy and hold status are rare. It’s the nature of investing in stocks to have companies that lose their way or don’t live up to expectations. Then there are the new stocks we find that may be exciting opportunities, and to invest in them current holdings may need to […]

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5 Of The Best Dow Jones Stocks To Buy For Solid Dividends

5 Of The Best Dow Jones Stocks To Buy For Solid Dividends

Some of the best dividend stocks to buy are also Dow Jones stocks The Dow Jones Industrial Average takes a fair amount of criticism from market pundits and financial experts. Some of that criticism is justified and often stems from just how the index its weighted. But you can’t deny that the Dow Jones stocks are still […]

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