Dividend Investing

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

I receive a lot of questions concerning dividend dates. Income investors can help their overall returns by understanding when shares must be owned to be entitled to receive the next dividend payment. Buying shares of a stock after it goes ex-dividend means you won’t receive the next declared dividend payment. You can quickly have cash […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

The last three years have been a period of angst and turmoil for the companies in the energy midstream and their investors. These are the pipeline, processing and storage companies that make sure crude oil and natural gas get from the wells to the end users. This historically cash flow stable sector was upended with […]

Make This Trade To Prepare For the Next Black Swan Event

Make This Trade To Prepare For the Next Black Swan Event

After 2008, a new kind of fund came into existence. It has since carved out a little niche for itself in the extremely competitive world of money management. These types of funds are generally called tail-risk funds. They attempt to protect against worst-case market selloffs, also known as black swan events. Why did tail-risk funds […]

3 High-Yield REITs Raising Dividends in March

3 High-Yield REITs Raising Dividends in March

As a dividend focused stock analyst, I put less emphasis on short term share price fluctuations, and more on dividend yields and dividend growth prospects. When the market turns volatile, such as what we have experienced in the last several months, it is good to go back to the basics of dividend investing. One of […]

Buy These 3 Stocks in the Safest High-Yield Sector

Buy These 3 Stocks in the Safest High-Yield Sector

Over the last four months, the U.S. stock market has turned ugly and the fear of an economic recession is in the air. There are a lot of recession predictions coming out in the financial media. I have seen forecasts for an economic slowdown this year, next year, or further out on the future. Timing […]