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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

Technical analysis shows shares of AT&T (T) are likely to move lower in the short term. Here are some stock options strategies to help you profit from that decline.
9/2/15 11:23AM
Dividend yield levels in general are about to skyrocket.
9/2/15 9:20AM
This could be just the right time to use a covered-call options strategy on Chevron, a stock with solid fundamentals.
8/31/15 10:16AM
Warren Buffett amassed a big stake in one of 10 dividend stocks TheStreet listed as good opportunities during last week's wild trading week. Which one?
8/31/15 7:15AM
These 4 stocks are rated A+ or A by TheStreet Quant Ratings and also offer high dividends.
8/29/15 9:45AM
The global economy may be frail. But the U.S. stands strong. The recent correction is just a blip in the bull market.
8/28/15 8:43AM
As the global economy becomes increasingly unstable, turn to Wal-Mart and McDonald's.
8/27/15 9:20AM
Amid the storm of volatility washing over the markets, TheStreet's Jim Cramer recommends buying dividend stocks like GE and Verizon: "It worked in 2008, and it will work now."
8/26/15 1:07PM
The stock-market plunge has created an opportunity to buy high-quality businesses at bargain prices. See 10 of the highest-quality businesses on sale now.
8/26/15 9:03AM
After a tax-hike quarrel, Connecticut is scrambling to keep blue-chip manufacturer General Electric from moving its headquarters to New York, Atlanta or Dallas. Or anywhere else.
8/26/15 8:30AM
The members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average that rebounded the most sharply from a Black Monday sell-off include Johnson & Johnson, Apple, United Health Group and Visa.
8/25/15 12:39PM
AbbVie and Baxalta have many similarities. Here are the key differences that make one a better investment than the other.
8/21/15 10:15AM
Here's a look at 10 of Soros Fund Management's top dividend holdings as of the most recently reported quarter.
8/21/15 8:55AM
Ever wanted to know how safe the dividends were on stocks in your portfolio? Now there's an easy-to-use system that will tell you exactly that.
8/20/15 9:13AM
Both stocks are the largest communications companies in their respective home countries, have high dividend yields and continue to expand their offerings. So which one offers a better value?
8/19/15 11:28AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

AVT GME HRB are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, September 04, 2015
9/3/15 10:00AM
TCAP WR NBR are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, September 04, 2015
9/3/15 10:00AM
GES APH CNI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, September 04, 2015
9/3/15 10:00AM
GNL NYRT WRI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, September 03, 2015
9/2/15 10:00AM
BBEP ALJ WRB are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, September 03, 2015
9/2/15 10:00AM
ARP CRS FAF are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, September 03, 2015
9/2/15 10:00AM
IMO CGNX TGNA are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, September 02, 2015
9/1/15 10:00AM
QUAD TDW CHL are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, September 02, 2015
9/1/15 10:00AM
BOBE KNX EAT are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, September 02, 2015
9/1/15 10:00AM
FGP EDU JOY are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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