Author: Tim Plaehn

Look For These 5 Energy Stocks to Raise Dividends in January

Look For These 5 Energy Stocks to Raise Dividends in January

Now that the book is closed on 2019, next up for the stock market will be individual company earnings reports for the fourth quarter and full year. I recommend dividend-paying stocks based on the fundamental strengths if the underlying businesses. Earnings reports are the four times a year when investors get to see real results, […]

Buy My Top 2 High-Yield Dividend Picks For 2020

Buy My Top 2 High-Yield Dividend Picks For 2020

Each year I am asked by the MoneyShow folks to submit two stock picks for the new year. My picks are published on the MoneyShow website and mainstream financial websites, such as Forbes. I put out an aggressive stock pick and a conservative one. Since I am the Dividend Hunter, both stocks will be higher […]

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Sell These 3 Dividend Stocks Paying 10% Before They Crash

On a recent live webinar with my subscribers, I received several questions about individual Business Development Companies (BDCs) that have had strong share price gains in 2019. The questions were whether to buy more, hold or sell now. As with any stock market sector or group, there are good BDCs, bad BDCs, and a lot […]

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3 Top Buys In The Bull Market No One Sees Coming

A headline from Bloomberg on December 15th: “The Bull Market Almost No One Saw Coming.” The article discussed how, in 2009, no one was predicting that the next decade would be one of the greatest stock market bull markets since the 1950s. The S&P 500 was at 756 on March 13, 2009. Now it’s at […]

Sorting Out the Few Good BDCs From the Many Bad Ones

Sorting Out the Few Good BDCs From the Many Bad Ones

Years ago, an Air Force Academy classmate and a close friend went on a rant about how he disliked the widespread use of jargon and acronyms in the Air Force. To this day, my memory can’t unstick “ficknip” (flight navigation and control panel), and I haven’t used one for over 30 years. The investing world […]