Author: Tim Plaehn

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When Do You Sell A Stock Paying 18% That’s Tripled in Price?

What a difference a vaccine makes! I am talking, of course about how my Dividend Hunter readers—the ones getting an average of 9% yields on our portfolio holdings—feel about their income-focused, stock market investments in light of the good news last Monday about an effective coronavirus vaccine. The news lit a fire under share prices […]


Buying 9%, 11%, and 15% Secure Dividends at Bargain Prices

It is an exciting time to be an income-focused investor. Business results are improving, yet share prices have not recovered from the February-March crash. The lack of share price recovery allows us to pick up shares of solid income stocks at excellent yields. Who wouldn’t like earning 9%, 11%, or even 15% from an investment […]

Buy These 3 High Yield Stocks on a Buyback Binge

Buy These 3 High Yield Stocks on a Buyback Binge

There is frustration among numerous management teams of companies with high-dividend yields that the stock market has not credited for continued dividend payments. The result has been stock prices that fell and stayed down, resulting in tremendously high yields on the shares. I admire the companies that have protected their investors by not cutting dividends; […]

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Buy AAPL or Buy This 12.8% Yield?

Today is the day before one of the most contentious presidential elections in memory—at least my memories, which go back to JFK. I figure discussing detailed investment strategy will get lost in the noise, so today, I will use this platform to express my thoughts on broader aspects of life in the financial world. They […]

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Get a Reliable 21% Yield From the Unloved Energy Sector

For 2020, energy has been at the bottom of the list of S&P sectors. Year-to-date, energy as a market sector remains down by over 50%, and the investing public continues to avoid energy company stocks. However, the business of energy has held up well through the pandemic—especially the midstream energy companies. Energy midstream services connect […]