Tag: yield

How To Find Good Dividend Paying Stocks

| July 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers know I’m a big proponent of investing for yield.  I love it when a stock pays me money quarter after quarter.  I love nothing better than to see those dividend checks rolling in. I’ve even recommended a few stocks in this very publication that have great yields. Honestly, some have done better than […]

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Stocks With Good Dividends

| December 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

This week the Federal Reserve made history.  They lowered interest rates to levels never before seen.  Right now the target Fed Funds Rate is a range of 0.0% to 0.25%.  It was an amazing announcement.  In addition to lowering the rates, the Fed also announced plans to actively buy agency debt and other mortgage backed […]

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An Undervalued Blue Chip

| November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday morning I was sitting at the breakfast table reading the paper.  For me, it’s always the business section first.  The news was nothing new.  The same old rehashed commentary on the performance of the markets. I don’t need anyone to tell me October was a horrible month. You’ll note from peak to trough […]

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DOW Stocks With Strong Dividends A Great Buy

| October 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was recently reviewing a few of my older articles.  One from the end of 2007 stuck in my mind, Does this Investment Strategy Still Work?  It was a review of a well known investment strategy – the “Dogs of the Dow.” You’ve no doubt heard of the strategy.  Perhaps you implement part of it […]

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General Electric Stock At 10 Year Lows

| October 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

In 1876, one of America’s greatest inventors set up a research and development laboratory.  Like a mad scientist, he oversaw a team of researchers dedicated to inventing and improving a number of devices. Often these inventions were tied to mass communication and electricity. Arguably, the greatest invention to come from the establishment was the incandescent […]

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How To Generate Income From Your Portfolio

| August 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

I’m biased.  I’ll admit it.  I’m not afraid to tell you that when it comes to investing in bonds I’ve paid more attention to Barry Bonds than investment grade bonds.  Seriously, how could I not pay attention to the disgraced baseball player?  I lived in San Francisco for 10 years and I went to Giant’s […]

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