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3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs might give the impression that any stock is safe. Unfortunately that isn’t the case. Even in a bull market, there are dividend traps paying 8% to […]

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Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

Short selling is a trading strategy to bet that a stock price will fall. However, if many traders all short the same stock and the trade turns against them, they can get caught in a money-losing short squeeze. For high-yield stocks, selling short is often a bet on a dividend cut. When that doesn’t happen, […]

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Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

For the broader U.S. stock market, the pandemic-triggered crash has come and gone. In February and March, the S&P 500 stock index experienced a short-term bear market, dropping by over 35% from its early-February peak to the late-March bottom. The S&P 500 steadily recovered the losses and then some, with the index now up 11% […]

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5 Stocks Set To Roar Into 2021 (And 8 Laggards About To Crash)

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
5 Stocks Set To Roar Into 2021 (And 8 Laggards About To Crash)

Sometimes, picking the best contrarian stocks can be fairly straightforward. For instance, back in early spring, it seemed obvious to anyone who went a bit deeper than the daily headlines to see that the market wasn’t giving tech stocks their due, given its importance during the lockdown and its potential for big post–COVID-19 growth. So […]

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These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

The economy is a mess—and that’s presenting quite the opportunity for these landlords, and contrarians like us. Tenants are still paying, but these stocks are priced like a few are flaking. That’s not the case. Plus, one firm is about to take advantage of a weak 2020 market to go shopping and secure future cash […]

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7 Monthly Dividend Stocks That Will Support Your Retirement

7 Monthly Dividend Stocks That Will Support Your Retirement

These seven monthly dividend stocks are good values today It’s no secret that interest rates are slumping. Many banks offer no return on savings accounts nowadays. Even certificates of deposits and government bonds often yield 1% or less in today’s environment. With that in mind, investors are looking to other types of assets to fill […]

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2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

| August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and business resulted in a stock market crash and severe business disruption for many companies. One impact of the economic slowdown/shut-in was that many companies were forced or chose to slash common stock dividends. For example, out of the 165 equity REITs tracked by Hoya Capital […]

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These Four High-Yield Stocks Make Value Investing Attractive To Investors

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
These Four High-Yield Stocks Make Value Investing Attractive To Investors

The financial news focuses on the major stock market indexes. These are the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S&P 500, and the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ). However, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on different sectors of the economy has these indexes painting an incomplete picture of what’s happening in the U.S. stock market. […]

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4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

When most people think about publicly traded companies, a small number of companies come to mind. There are the hot tech stocks like Amazon, Facebook, and Tesla. You may also think of old-school companies like Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, and Bank of America. Yet, once people begin investing, many are surprised to learn there are […]

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3 Good Yields In Energy We’ll Soon Buy As GREAT Yields

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Good Yields In Energy We’ll Soon Buy As GREAT Yields

The broader market, as defined by the S&P 500, has rallied like crazy. But don’t worry, you haven’t “missed out” on anything. The rally has been carried by large, and largely non-dividend paying stocks! Most income plays are just now getting up off the mat. We’ll discuss one of my favorites today. Energy, for example, is in the […]

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