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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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2013 Dividend Stock Ideas

'Widows and orphans' stocks have high dividends and very low risk. See which three make the cut for the highest level of safety.
5/27/15 12:05PM
Here's a look at five of Soros Fund Management's top dividend holdings as of the most recently reported quarter.
5/27/15 7:30AM
See why BHP Billiton is deeply undervalued, and what catalysts could bring the stock price higher.
5/22/15 12:01PM
Buying stocks for fun -- and profit. Social networks can play a big role in your retirement savings strategy.
5/22/15 9:36AM
Goldman Sachs says 46% of stock returns over the next decade will be from dividends. Here are 10 ways to cash in now.
5/20/15 1:01PM
The Fed hoped quantitative easing would induce companies like Apple to use cheap money to grow. Instead, Apple has been more focused on boosting its stock with buybacks and dividends.
5/19/15 2:31PM
Oil prices have risen since March 2015 lows, but there's still time to benefit from low oil prices. Here are 3 oil stocks that are a great value.
5/19/15 11:02AM
These 10 dividend stocks are some of the highest-yielding holdings in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
5/18/15 11:48AM
In today's market, investors looking for safe, income-producing options may feel like they lack choices. Such investors should consider the covered call strategy, says Snowden Lane Managing Director Jesse Clinton.
5/13/15 12:14PM
Layoffs are likely to decrease and the expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve may not happen as soon as was once expected.
5/13/15 6:10AM
Yields are on the rise, gold is range-bound, and oil and the dollar are consolidating gains. Here’s how to trade related exchange-traded funds.
5/11/15 10:30AM
Warren Buffett is perhaps the greatest investor of all time. These 5 stocks are his highest yielding - each with over 3% dividend yields.
5/11/15 9:29AM
Stocks with high momentum over the past six-to-12 months have historically out-performed the market.
5/7/15 11:35AM
U.K. pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has dropped plans to put its HIV medicines business up for sale; meanwhile, it's reducing a payout to shareholders to invest more in the company's future.
5/6/15 12:53PM
The 3 dividend stocks in this article have all seen their price-to-earnings ratios grow to unsafe levels. See which stocks to avoid, and what stocks to consider instead.
5/6/15 11:32AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

Thursday, May 28, 2015 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component (NYSE:GS).
5/27/15 11:00AM
TRMK BOBE JACK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
5/27/15 10:00AM
MNRO GPI TRCO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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WMS CMP EXPD are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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FNB CXP VAL are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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EFC SSNC ITC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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FSFR FMER TV are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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VNRBP NPO L are going ex-dividend Thursday, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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TAC IBKR CTB are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
5/27/15 10:00AM
SPKE PEI WEN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015
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