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Update on the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry

2020-10-02

Research Articles

Introduction Oil & Gas In January of this year, before Covid, I covered the three primary oil & gas integrated companies in North America. There was some very interesting dynamics.  When you are looking at stocks in the stock market and looking at one sector, you have a tendency to see all companies in that […]

The Dow Jones – How Bad Is It?

2020-03-17

Research Articles

Introduction The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an index of 30 stocks that is often utilized as a proxy for the overall market. Since it is such a small index, I thought you all might find it interesting to see what the market looks like considering the recent volatility. Therefore, with this video I will […]

Diversifying by Sector: 20 High-Quality Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks Rated A- Or Better (Part 2B)

2018-11-08

Research Articles

Introduction This current series of articles could be summarized as a review of ways to construct and diversify a common stock portfolio.  In part 1 found here I discussed various viewpoints on how many stocks a portfolio should hold.  In Part 2A found here I presented and discussed Peter Lynch’s 6 general categories of stocks.  In […]

The 6 Most Expensive Stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average: Part 1 of 5

2017-10-06

Research Articles

Introduction When the Dow Jones Industrial Average first hit 20,000 in January of this year it generated quite a buzz within the financial community.  Since January the Dow Jones Index has continued to rise and currently is over 22,700.  However, the Dow Jones is not the only market index that is currently sitting at or […]

Premier Dividend Growth Stocks: Is There Any Value? A Sector By Sector Summary Review: Part 1

2016-08-22

Research Articles

Introduction As a value investor, I must admit to being very frustrated with the valuations I’m seeing on high-quality blue-chip dividend growth stocks.  I have been vigorously searching for fairly valued dividend growth stocks to invest in.  I have thoroughly screened and evaluated every company in the S&P Dividend Aristocrats, all three of the CCC […]

Suffering Stock Market Stress? Consider This Market with Negligible Volatility and Consistently Rising Values Instead!

2016-02-05

Research Articles

Introduction It would be an understatement to call the recent stock market activity turbulent.  High stock price volatility makes investors anxious and some people even become downright frightened.  These emotional responses are often exaggerated for people in or near retirement.  Therefore, I contend that all investors need to find ways to keep their emotions in […]

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