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Building A Dividend Growth Portfolio from Scratch in Today’s Expensive Market

2021-03-17

Research Articles

Introduction The stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is at an all-time high. However, that is not what concerns me. What I am worried about is the extremely high relative valuation of the market. To be clear, the market can be trading at an all-time high and still be attractively valued. Moreover, the […]

Value Investing Is A Long-Term Strategy and Should Be Judged Accordingly

2020-01-16

Research Articles

Introduction Almost by definition, value investing rarely performs well in the short run.  This is especially true when you are in a strong bull market like we’ve been in since March 2009.  Most companies as represented by the S&P 500 are currently trading at fundamental multiples that are significantly above historical norms.  Below is a […]

The Best Way to Judge Past Performance: Part Two

2015-07-01

Research Articles

Introduction On virtually every financial website on the planet there is a never-ending daily stream of stock tips and recommendations.  Consequently, the investing public is literally flooded with information and advice regarding what stock to buy today or not to buy.  Some of what is offered is supported by factual information and logic, but unfortunately, […]

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 […]

International Business Machines: A Road Map To Reasonable Valuation

2013-09-27

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) likely isn’t flying under anyone’s radar. From its humble beginnings as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in the early 20th century, this Armonk, New York based mega technology corporation has grown to a top 20 company in the world.  But even without that tidbit of information, you’ve surely heard about the company. […]

Improve The Productivity Of Your Dividend Growth Portfolio With Technology

2013-08-08

Research Articles

Introduction and General Observations of the Information Technology Sector Dividend growth investors seeking quality dividend growth stocks to fund their retirement portfolios have not historically looked to the Information Technology sector.  Traditionally, the Information Technology sector has been associated with higher growth and higher risk. However, in addition to higher growth, many technology companies are […]

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