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Retirees: I Did Not Buy IBM to Sell, It’s About The Dividend Income Stupid

2015-10-23

Research Articles

Retirees: I Did Not Buy IBM to Sell, It’s About The Dividend Income Stupid Introduction There are many investing strategies and principles that retired investors can utilize to reduce the risk associated with investing in equities (stocks) for their retirement portfolios.  Choosing to invest in the highest quality stocks your mind can conceive sits at […]

20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market

2015-08-13

Research Articles

I recently published a series of articles on Seeking Alpha and other sites that were free to the public where I presented 20 attractively valued dividend growth stocks with an aggregate yield of 4.3%.  If you haven’t already read them, here are links to both of those articles. 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today […]

20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 1

2015-08-07

Research Articles

Introduction We are in the seventh year of a strong bull market, and stock valuations have generally become extended as measured by the S&P 500.  It is undeniable that the overall market’s valuation today is higher than it has been in years.  However, even though that statement may be true in the general sense, it […]

The Shocking Truth About Share Buybacks

2015-05-07

Research Articles

Introduction The value and benefits, or lack thereof, of share buybacks to the future fortunes of a company and their shareholders is one of the most hotly debated subjects on popular financial blogs such as Seeking Alpha.  Unfortunately, at least based on my own personal experience, most of the arguments are predicated on opinions and […]

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

2014-07-09

Research Articles

Introduction The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently closed above 17,000, a historical record and milestone.  Consequently, the question at the forefront of every investor’s mind has understandably been raised.  Has the market now become dangerously high and therefore destined for a crash?  The truthful answer to this important question is that nobody can know for […]

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

2014-01-21

Research Articles

Introduction When investing in common stocks, there is no one strategy that fits all investors.  Some investors are focused on investing for income, some for capital appreciation and others for various combinations of both.  Additionally, there is the issue of risk tolerance.  Some investors are willing and capable of assuming greater risk if they believe […]

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