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Why Accomplished Dividend Growth Investors Can Ignore Price Volatility

2013-03-21

Research Articles

Introduction For a lot of reasons, dividend growth investing is becoming more and more popular every day.  The historically low interest rate on fixed income is perhaps one important reason for this trend.  However, an equally important, and perhaps even the most important reason, might just be that investors are better informed on the dividend […]

Retirees Beware Of The Many Dangers of Holding Overvalued Stocks

2012-10-31

Research Articles

We often write about valuation because we believe it is one of the most misunderstood aspects of investing in common stocks.  This causes many people to hold what we consider to be unjustified biases that are based primarily on price action.  For example, the concept of the lost decade, which many almost gleefully point to […]

Newsflash: The Dividend Aristocrats Found The Lost Decade

2012-05-01

Research Articles

Introduction There are many people who continue to hold a jaundiced view of stocks because they were traumatized by the last two recessions.  Precipitous drops in equity prices drove them to distrust stocks and stock markets.  However, I believe that most of the negative sentiment is a function of what I would describe as vague […]

Why Buy and Hold Will Always Be a Sound Investing Strategy

2010-10-19

Research Articles

It seems like the debate regarding the merits of the “buy-and-hold” investing strategy is alive and well. We always find these discussions amusing, because we believe that it is such a pointless discussion. There is no general argument or case that can be made to support the buy-and-hold strategy or to negate it. The only […]

Not All Dividends Are the Same, Even When They Are

2010-10-15

Research Articles

Introduction The better informed the investor is, the better the investment decisions they can make. But being an informed investor can be a very arduous task, and some would even say that conducting research on common stocks is a real snoozer. Poring over mounds of financial data and trying to piece this information into meaningful […]

Utilities for Income?

2009-11-19

Videos

With interest rates at historic lows, investors seeking income may find certain Utility stocks of interest. Ten year T-bonds are yielding 3.4% today. Certain well known utilities are yielding close to 5% or more. Today’s video looks at how three well known Utility stocks measure up versus T-Bonds.. Best when viewed in full youtube screen. […]

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