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Blue-Chip Dividend Growth Stocks Today’s Strong Option For Retirement Portfolios – Part 1

2012-05-17

Research Articles

There is a confluence of factors that are painting a very odd picture of current investor behavior.  Common sense and a careful analysis of the market dynamics between equities and bonds today would indicate that investors should be acting in the exact opposite manner than they are. Interest rates are hovering at a 100-year low, […]

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 […]

Dividend Champions a Rare Undervalued Opportunity

2012-01-06

Research Articles

We believe that based on earnings, 2012 is starting out with the stock market undervalued. We believe in the long-term ownership of great businesses purchased at sound and attractive valuations. Consequently, we view the stock market as merely the store that we shop at in order to buy the businesses we want to own. Furthermore, […]

Sell your Bonds and Gold and Buy Dividend Growth Stocks Before it is Too Late

2011-09-15

Research Articles

Introduction Early in their careers investment professionals are taught the importance and benefit of properly diversifying their client’s portfolios.  Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), which was developed and promoted by academia, has taken diversification to the extreme.  According to Modern Portfolio Theory, asset allocation is the primary determinant of future returns and in the reduction of […]

Five Undervalued Blue Chips with Above-average and Growing Yield

2011-07-07

Research Articles

Yesterday the following PRNewswire press release reported that S&P indices announced a powerful uptrend in dividend increases for calendar year 2011.  This provides continued validation of the unique opportunity that blue-chip dividend paying stocks offer investors today. Five Dividend Paying Blue Chips Offering Yields Above the 10-year Treasury Bond The following table lists five blue-chip […]

Want to Seek ‘Significant’ Alpha? Look Beyond Dividend Stocks

2011-04-13

Research Articles

On March 30, 2011 an author that I have a great deal of respect for published an article titled “Investors who seek Alpha should seek out dividend stocks”. Although I share an appreciation and penchant for owning quality dividend paying growth stocks, I also took exception to the innuendo and conclusions that his article presented. […]

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