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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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Target is focused on growth and its dividend will pay you to enjoy the ride.
2/11/16 6:39AM
Mattel's 5% dividend yield and potential earnings make the stock appealing.
2/11/16 5:58AM
Kellogg is a safe stock in times of trouble, and is paying you a healthy dividend while you wait for sales to grow.
2/10/16 6:17AM
IBM's potential reward far outweighs its risks.
2/5/16 2:16PM
Buy the stock, get the dividend and then get out as fast as you can.
2/5/16 6:24AM
Examining the yields of a mutual fund or ETF and selling the ones generating weak returns goes without saying, but knowing when to sell the other ones can be tougher.
2/4/16 8:46AM
Savor Constellation's dividend while you watch the stock rise.
2/4/16 6:19AM
Talk about being put on hold. The Federal Reserve might not make a move on interest rates until September unless the economy picks up. But some bonds are still appealing.
2/3/16 2:35PM
This stock would trade for $47 under normal conditions. Right now it is trading for just $32.58 -- implying 44% upside at current prices.
2/3/16 11:18AM
These dividend stocks look poised to boost their payouts to shareholders soon.
2/3/16 10:29AM
It's been a dismal market so far, but we've pinpointed three growth-and-income stalwarts that are positioned to spike higher this month.
2/2/16 3:14PM
How much do you need to stash away to feel safe when Wall Street yo-yos a couple hundred points a day?
2/2/16 12:35PM
As many analysts predict a prolonged market slump this year, here's one health care opportunity to seize now.
2/2/16 10:23AM
This utility stock favored by income investors reported weak earnings results Monday. Is it time to look for dividend-paying alternatives? We examine whether you should buy or sell Dominion.
2/1/16 12:15PM
While the differences between men and women may be many, patience may be the key when it comes to why women see a better return in investing than men.
1/30/16 12:00PM

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