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Don’t Be the Equivalent of a Stock Market Racist

2012-09-14

Research Articles

There is no shortage of pundits and prognosticators willing to offer their opinions (rarely based on facts) as to whether or not stocks are cheap or expensive, or as to whether the markets are going to rise or fall.  In every case, the opinions and prognostications are directed as generalities such as stocks or markets.  […]

Maybe Diversification Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

2012-04-19

Research Articles

There’s an old cliché about real estate investing that states that the three cardinal rules are: location- location- location.  Clever pundits have borrowed upon this refrain and glibly state that the three most important or cardinal rules of investing are: diversify- diversify- diversify. However, careful analysis will reveal that diversification is a multifaceted concept that […]

Chevron Corp: A Dividend Contender

2012-03-02

Research Articles

. . . . Chevron Corp. : A Dividend Contender with 24 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases Since dividends are paid out of earnings, a clear perspective of a company’s historical earnings growth record is a vital component of a dividend investor’s prudent due diligence process. The following graph plots Chevron Corp.’s earnings per share […]

America’s Best Companies are Cheap – So Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!

2011-12-19

Research Articles

Let there be no confusion about the purpose and intent of this article.  It is intended to present a positive and enthusiastic defense and a reasoned support of our great country and its economic strength and promise.  There are far too many that want to criticize and denigrate our economy and the very system within […]

The Case for Optimism: Our Top 25 Dividend Growth Stocks are Dirt Cheap

2011-11-23

Research Articles

Anyone who had recently invested in real estate would most likely agree that the phrase “dirt cheap” carries a new and enhanced meaning today. In the same vein, we would argue that our top 25 dividend growth stocks based on the potential for five-year estimated annual total returns are dirt cheap.  Consequently, we believe that […]

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

2011-10-14

Research Articles

Introduction When people refer to what the stock market is doing, they are more often than not speaking about the Dow Jones Industrial average.  This leading index of 30 high profile stocks serves as a proxy for the overall health of both the economy and the stock market.  We have long held that thinking in […]

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