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Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

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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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These two sector rivals are favorites of the dividend-hungry crowd, but are the stocks prices worth the payout?
4/22/14 4:15PM
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Sales of motorcycles have continued to ride back from the depths of hell known as the Great Recession. Excluding scooters, sales of motorcycles increased 3% in 2013. In units, however, at 465,000 sold last year, the total remained about 50% below the peak hit in 2007. Industry leader Harley Davidson's shareholders have benefited both from the industry recovery and positive headlines emanating from the company. Here we share some little known secrets.
4/22/14 2:40PM
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Nike's decision to scrap its Fuelband wearable device comes as a shock to all tech enthusiasts. In case you missed it, Nike has apparently fired the majority of the team responsible for Fuelband development, a total of 70 out of the 200 that make up the larger Digital Sports division. We share three surprising things that were learned from this shocking decision.
4/21/14 10:52AM
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Unlike in yesteryear when cops would approach wrongdoers with wimpy looking cars that looked like they could be outrun, many police departments are wielding a secret weapon in 2014, a true beast on four wheels: the Ford Interceptor.
4/21/14 9:29AM
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Many innovative high-yield ETFs can provide alternative asset exposure and non-correlated returns for income investors.
4/16/14 12:57PM
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With a further correction very likely, sticking to fundamentally solid stocks would be the right way ahead.
4/15/14 11:19AM
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Market rallies can cause as much consternation as corrections and pullback if you don't understand their context.
4/15/14 11:04AM
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These stocks have provided superior shareholder yield in the last year.
4/11/14 8:46AM
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Whenever Target's dividend yield closes in on 3%, investors forget about the bad press and start buying.
4/9/14 12:51PM
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There is just too much on the line for disappointment if Apple can't provide the revolutionary product the world has been waiting for.
4/9/14 6:00AM
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We're only four months into the year, but I don't believe I will read a worse article on Apple than the one written by Forbes contributor Peter Cohan.
4/8/14 6:30AM
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It bought the rest of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone. It may raise its dividend. It's poised to pop.
4/8/14 6:30AM
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AT&T and Intel take the lead once again as dividend kings.
4/4/14 1:38PM
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Apple stock is the market's best bargain.
4/4/14 6:00AM
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ETF income investors can benefit from these strategic recommendations to enhance their returns in 2014.
4/3/14 12:18PM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

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The ex-dividend date for Cigna (NYSE:CI) is Monday, March 10, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $79.20 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.1%.
3/7/14 10:11AM
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The ex-dividend date for Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $74.86 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.3%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
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The ex-dividend date for PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $20.57 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
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The ex-dividend date for FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $136.42 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.4%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
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The ex-dividend date for American International Group (NYSE:AIG) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $51.16 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
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The ex-dividend date for Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $74.58 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
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The ex-dividend date for Semgroup (NYSE:SEMG) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $67.85 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.3%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
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The ex-dividend date for Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.31 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
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The ex-dividend date for Dunkin Brands Group (Nasdaq:DNKN) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $51.84 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.8%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
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The ex-dividend date for Terex (NYSE:TEX) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $45.33 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.5%.
3/5/14 10:13AM

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