Three Keys Why Retired Investors Should Put Maximum Focus and Weight On Dividends

Introduction

In today’s low interest rate environment, prudent long-term investors, especially those in retirement, are best served by putting maximum weight and focus on dividends.  There are important reasons why I support this position, and those reasons will be the focal point of this article.  However, putting maximum weight and focus on dividends does not simultaneously mean at the exclusion of other important fundamental metrics.

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Can We Really Trust Nike’s Stock Price?

Introduction

One of the most common mistakes that I see common stock investors make is failing to formulate the important distinction between a company and its publicly traded stock.  There are many great companies out there with fabulous stories surrounding their wonderful businesses.  As a result, it can be very easy to fall so much in love with a great company that you can’t resist investing in the stock even when the valuation is extreme.

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Warning: Don’t Let Market Hype Cause You to Miss This Total Return Opportunity

Introduction

Since the Great Recession of 2008 came to an end, the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, is almost midway through the 7th year of a strong bull run.  This marks today’s bull market as the third longest in US history.  Considering how traumatizing the Great Recession and the accompanying stock market collapse was for most investors, this should be good and comforting news.  But unfortunately, the length and level of our current bull market seems to be conjuring up more worry and angst than comfort.

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The Shocking Truth About Share Buybacks

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 beliefs in lieu of the facts.

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