With yields on bonds and CDs so low as to almost be insulting, investors are finding themselves searching for income in places they might normally have never thought to look.
I’ve written extensively about dividend ...(more)
Question: When looking at cheaply-priced stocks, how do you know which ones are solid value stocks and which ones are dreaded value traps?
Answer: The value stocks eventually recover, whereas the value traps do not.
For all the talk of dividend investing in recent years, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the average U.S. stock, as measured by the S&P 500, still yields a paltry 1.9%.
Even the Vanguard Dividend ...(more)
What do BMW, Burberry and Prada have in common?
Well, yes, all three are European companies with an old pedigree that produce highly-sought-after luxury goods, but besides that?
Unlike some of their peers—such as ...(more)
What’s the easiest way to find a stock with a 10% dividend yield?
Find a stock yielding 5% and watch its price get cut in half.
I say this mostly in jest, but this is precisely what happened to investors in RadioShack ...(more)
In a world in which paper gains can be ephemeral, it’s good to be paid in cold, hard cash. Without regular income, the only way to monetize your investments is to sell shares of your stocks or mutual funds. It should ...(more)
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