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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

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
These dividend stocks are poised to boost their payouts to shareholders.
5/6/15 7:00AM
The Ira Sohn Conference is the hedge fund industry's most prestigious conference, with the likes of Bill Ackman, Jeffrey Gundlach and others slated to speak and give investing ideas.
5/4/15 4:41PM
TheStreet's Jim Cramer takes a closer look at the recent deal between Isis Pharmaceuticals and Bayer for the former's thrombosis drug.
5/4/15 11:43AM
Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting is this weekend. See why Warren Buffett never pays dividends but loves dividend-paying stocks.
4/30/15 10:30AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

PHF MTX FICO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, May 22, 2015
5/21/15 10:00AM
HQL GIL TSRA are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, May 22, 2015
5/21/15 10:00AM
FWRD SMG ATI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, May 22, 2015
5/21/15 10:00AM
HQH SLF SIX are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, May 22, 2015
5/21/15 10:00AM
MFD DF RDN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015
5/20/15 10:00AM
FGB JKHY AIZ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015
5/20/15 10:00AM
QIWI ATO DK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015
5/20/15 10:00AM
GGB PACW BC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015
5/20/15 10:00AM
NDSN CDW NRZ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015
5/20/15 10:00AM
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component (NYSE:MMM).
5/19/15 11:00AM

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