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Is The Increase In Volatility Signaling A Dangerous Market Environment?

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, November 11, 2016

Why I Am Now Interested In CVS Health Corporation

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, October 13, 2016

What Rate of Return Will an Investment in Johnson & Johnson Deliver? Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Here is What I Don’t Want as a Dividend Growth Investor

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, September 09, 2016

10 Biotech and Specialty Pharma Bargains-Do You Have the Guts to Speculate?

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, July 01, 2016

Answers to the Hardest Decision-When Do I Sell A Stock?

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, June 23, 2016

5 Attractive Biotechnology Stocks for Healthy Long-term Returns

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, June 10, 2016

9 Fairly Valued Mid-Cap Consumer Discretionary Dividend Growth Stocks: Part 2B

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Which is Best-Investing For Income or Total Return: Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, March 11, 2016

10 Undervalued Dividend Champions For 2016: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Celgene: A Primer on Growth Stock Value Investing (GARP): Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, November 13, 2015

Retired Investors: Apply a Value Investing Strategy and Earn More Income and Higher Returns

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, November 06, 2015

Choosing Common Stocks That Make Sense for Your Retirement Portfolio: Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, September 17, 2015

Designing the Appropriate Common Stock Retirement Portfolio: Stock Selection Options Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, September 11, 2015

Understanding Fair Valuation: A Common Sense Approach To Long-Term Investing Success

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, August 28, 2015

In Today’s Overheated Market Control Risk in Your Retirement Portfolios with Sound Valuation

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 20, 2015

Can We Really Trust Nike’s Stock Price?

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hope Is Not A Strategy, Before Investing Have A Precise Calculation Of Return In Mind

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, April 30, 2015

Attractively Valued Ameriprise Financial: a Long-Term Total Return Opportunity Raises Dividend 16%

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, April 24, 2015

25 Dividend Champion Investment Opportunities: Something For Every Retired Investor, Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 28, 2014

Is Dow 17,000 Dangerously High? This Comprehensive Review May Surprise You!

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, July 09, 2014

20 Dividend Champions To Buy Today

Chuck Carnevale - Monday, June 09, 2014

Stocks for 2014: High Yield and Fairly Valued Dividend Stocks for High Current Income – Part 5

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Stocks for 2014: Growth and Income For Total Return Part 3

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Stocks 2014: Investing for Growth - The Power and Protection of High Compounding Earnings Growth – Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, January 16, 2014

How I Explain Amazon’s Stock Performance

Chuck Carnevale - Monday, November 04, 2013

Trying To Beat The Market Is A Fool’s Errand

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, October 17, 2013

What Is The Correct Discount Rate To Use? Part 2B

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, September 26, 2013

Calculating A Stock’s Fair Value Based On Future Growth Expectations: Part 2A

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, September 26, 2013

How To Calculate The Intrinsic Value Of Your Common Stocks: Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, September 20, 2013

Invest In Stocks With A Margin of Safety To Reduce Risk And Enhance Returns

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, September 13, 2013

Utilities - Today’s Best Bond Alternative

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 22, 2013

The Telecommunications Services Sector Untethered and Poised to Grow

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 15, 2013

Improve The Productivity Of Your Dividend Growth Portfolio With Technology

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 08, 2013

Is The Financial Crisis Over For Financial Stocks?

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, August 02, 2013

Beware Of The Valuations On The Best Consumer Discretionary Dividend Growth Stocks

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The Industrial Sector Offers A Lot Of Value, Dividend Growth and Income

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Finding Value In The Materials Sector Is A Material Thing

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Searching For Value And Finding It In Today’s Market - Sector By Sector

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, June 14, 2013

General Electric Looks Like It’s Becoming The Shareholder-Friendly Company It Once Was

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Dow Hits All-Time Highs, But The Truth Is It Remains Cheaply Valued

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, May 15, 2013

My Top 10 Fairly Valued Fast-Growing Stocks

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Forecasting Future Earnings Is The Key To Successful Stock Investing, Consensus Analysts’ Estimates Provide A Solid Starting Point

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Dividend Aristocrats, Where Have All The Bargains Gone?

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Essence of Valuation is Soundness Not Rate of Return

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, February 22, 2013

How To Remain Solvent Longer Than The Market Is Irrational

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, February 15, 2013

Amgen’s Dividend Policy Has Ignited Their Stock

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, January 11, 2013

Don’t Just Go To Jared, Invest In It

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, December 14, 2012

Cisco: Switch To This Undervalued Dividend Growth Stock To Boost Your Retirement Portfolio

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, November 14, 2012

If Apple Were Not A Tech Stock It Would Be Trading at $1000/share and Worth Every Penny

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Addendum To - Investing in Eastern Utility Stocks - Do Today’s Valuations Make Sense, Part 4

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, August 10, 2012

Addendum To: Investing in Central Utility Stocks, Do Today’s Valuations Make Sense, Part 3

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, August 07, 2012

How to Forecast Future Stock Returns: Part 3

Chuck Carnevale - Monday, July 16, 2012

IBM Proving That Value Investing Is Not A Form Of Market Timing

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Five Undervalued Dividend Paying Retailers

Polly C - Monday, April 02, 2012

Part Two: The Truth About Earnings and How Forecasting Earnings is the Key to Success

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Part One: The Truth About Earnings and How They Drive Stock Values and Shareholder Returns -- The Historical Perspective

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, March 15, 2012

Investors In Common Stocks Must Get Valuation Right; Here’s How

Julie C - Thursday, March 08, 2012

Ancestry.com Finally Looks Like A Buy

Julie C - Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Testing: Bio Reference Labs (BRLI), Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX), Laboratory Corp. of America (LH): Diagnosis Profits

Polly C - Friday, March 02, 2012

Medco Health Solutions: A Short-Term Arbitrage, Long-Term Opportunity

Polly C - Friday, February 17, 2012

Buffett's Latest Portfolio Changes

Julie C - Thursday, February 16, 2012

Oracle Is Too Cheap To Ignore Any Longer

Julie C - Thursday, February 16, 2012

5 Dividend Champions With The Highest Potential Total Returns

Julie C - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Buy Johnson & Johnson While It's Cheap

Julie C - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

5 Mid-Caps With Low Valuation, Above-Average Dividend Yields And Above-Average Growth

Polly C - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

World Fuel Services Corporation (INT): A Mid-Cap Liked By Smart Portfolio Managers

Julie C - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Barron's Thinks Dana Holding Corp. Is A Speculation Worth The Risk

Julie C - Monday, February 13, 2012

Walgreens (WAG): Dividend Champion With The Best Potential Total Return

Polly C - Monday, February 13, 2012

(APEI) American Public Education Provides Small-Cap Growth At A Reasonable Price

Julie C - Friday, February 10, 2012

ResMed Inc. (RMD): A Mid Cap Offering Consistent Above-Average Growth At A Below-Average Price

Julie C - Friday, February 10, 2012

Has McDonalds Become Too Pricey To Buy or Hold?

Julie C - Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Wal-Mart - The World’s Greatest Retailer, After a Long Hiatus, is a Solid Buy

Julie C - Thursday, January 05, 2012

Netflix - A Brutal Lesson On the Dangers of Overvaluation

Julie C - Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Most of the 10 Best Performing Dow Jones Industrial Stocks are Great Buys Today

Julie C - Friday, October 14, 2011

Prof. Schiller and CAPE, Maybe Correct Generally, But Specifically Wrong: The Market is Currently Cheap

Julie C - Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Legacy of Steve Jobs and the Record of Apple will Live On

Julie C - Thursday, October 06, 2011

8 Strong Growth Stocks Significantly Under-valued by Mr. Market

Julie C - Thursday, September 01, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Piling Up Profits: Part 4 of 7

Julie C - Monday, August 01, 2011

F.A.S.T. Graphs™ video blog on 3M Co. (MMM) and Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Julie C - Friday, July 29, 2011

Cummins Inc. (CMI) Staggering Three-Year Annualized Performance? (Part 2 of 7)

Julie C - Thursday, July 28, 2011

Six High-profile Industrials with Staggering Three-year Performance? (Part 1)

Julie C - Thursday, July 28, 2011

Should Dividend Growth Investors Forgive General Electric? Part 2 The Jeffrey R. Immelt Era - Part 2

Julie C - Friday, July 15, 2011

Should Dividend Growth Investors Forgive General Electric? Part 1 - The Jack Welch Era

Julie C - Friday, July 15, 2011

Should Dividend Growth Investors Forgive General Electric?

Julie C - Thursday, July 14, 2011

The S&P 500 ends Q2, 2011 Fairly Valued, Year-end Target 1467

Julie C - Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Visa and MasterCard Deserved a Higher Price

Julie C - Friday, July 01, 2011

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"Chuck - Thank you for your well thought out articles. I tend to be a visual type of person so I really appreciate the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ approach."


"Great article, as always! I always look forward to your articles, and am especially eagerly awaiting your next in this series. I find the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ extremely helpful."


“Your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ put all of this in a single artful picture and the accompanying spreadsheets hammer home the point.”


“I use the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ method to evaluate all of my ideas. I recommend it for individual investors, since it helps them focus on data and get past the many emotional arguments.”


“I recently subscribed to the F.A.S.T. Graphs™, and these articles are helping me learn how to better use them. They really do give you a good quick look at the valuations picture. A much needed tool!”


“I also always appreciate the clear-cut information provided through your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ and articles.”


“Thanks, Chuck, for your F.A.S.T. Graphs™. Each of these graphs is worth 1,000 words in describing a company's growth, consistency and valuation. Thanks for sharing your graphs.”


“Thanks, Chuck. Love the F.A.S.T. Graphs™! It makes investing so much more clear.”


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