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Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Investment Ideas and Strategies

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Long-term investors may wish to consider dividend paying stocks as an alternative (or supplement) to fixed income investments. Dividend stocks can generate untold wealth for patient investors, and when reinvested, dividends offer investors a chance to exploit the miracle of compound interest. Unfortunately, the dividend yield of the S&P 500 is scraping along 120 year lows. More than ever, income investors must comb for opportunities in individual stocks, mutual funds, ETFs other investments with a margin of safety. We hope these articles and tools help you build a portfolio that provides sustainable income now, and into the future.

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5/4/16 9:50AM
This offshore drilling master limited partnership generates a fat dividend yield of 12.27% and may be on track for capital appreciation.
5/3/16 11:50AM
Using technical analysis comes up with added perspective on how to view these four elite dividend-growing stocks for retirees.
5/3/16 8:44AM
Abbott Laboratories is a bargain-priced drug firm that should greatly benefit from its rich pipeline of products and the expected decline of the dollar.
5/2/16 2:26PM
At Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting, the Oracle of Omaha said U.S. businesses will yield positive returns long-term because of the strength of the economy. Just don't get panicky.
5/1/16 9:22AM
The Department of Labor "conflict of interest" rule requires financial advisors to act as fiduciaries when handling retirement accounts.
4/29/16 11:17AM
These four elite dividend growers perfectly match retirees' investment needs. All retirees should consider these stocks for their portfolios.
4/29/16 10:31AM
In this era of 1% CDs, this type of ratio is highly coveted, but it doesn't mean much if it isn't sustainable. Does this high-income MLP pass muster?
4/28/16 2:10PM
The charts on these four solid dividend growth stocks diverge from the fundamentals.
4/28/16 7:43AM
Low inflation still gives the central bank time to wait and see how bad China's economy is and how falling energy prices will affect U.S. growth.
4/27/16 2:23PM
Markets are topsy-turvy again, but you don't have to take it lying down. Here's a utility stock with strong sustainable dividends and a proven history of multiyear earnings growth.
4/26/16 11:28AM
Before making any moves, the central bank wants to know the consumer is OK and the markets' newfound stability is for real.
4/26/16 10:06AM
Earnings season is upon us, but instead of focusing on short-term data, zero in what really matters and buy these rock-solid dividend stocks for the long run.
4/26/16 10:00AM
Investors are increasingly shell-shocked by the unpredictable ups and downs of the broader markets, but this utility stock's dividend track record is unassailable.
4/22/16 1:53PM
Learn why these investments should be a core part of an investor's portfolio.
4/22/16 11:07AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

UAN AHL NS are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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SRLP CVI WBS are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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ARCX AB DLB are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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USDP WABC BRO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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OSGB NSH SIMO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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BGSF GLOP OAK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 05, 2016
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GLP TLK EQM are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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CPLP NEP BLMN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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GPP MMLP AF are going ex-dividend Wednesday, Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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AWF SDLP FII are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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