Reading Time: < 1 minute The 10 highest yield dividend stocks going ex-div this week. These are some of the top dividend stocks for 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Preferred stocks combine features of common stocks and bonds to offer higher yields. Keep reading to learn all about this investment option.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you buy stocks for capital gains, it is a difficult market in which to invest and earn acceptable returns. If you purchase today’s hot stock, it’s very likely to crash tomorrow. The winners of 2020 are falling in 2021. And despite the big daily gains you see on the financial news and tremendous price […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes This time last year, the WHO was about to label the novel coronavirus that was spreading across the globe a pandemic, and no one knew where it would lead, either for our health or the health of the economy. We were at the beginning of not only a deadly pandemic, but also a severe stock […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes If you’re willing to take on some risk, you can aim for higher yields. Read on for the types of high-yield investments and what to consider.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Finally, election day is in the books. No more calls, texts, or TV ads, and soon congress and the president can get back to governing the country. Even if your guy was not the winner, do not despair about your investment prospects. History shows that the U.S. stock market has gone up during the term(s) […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you live in a state with a high income tax rate, the extra taxes need to be considered. One of the reasons I chose to in Nevada when returning from South America – besides the beautiful outdoors – is no state income taxes. The area in which I live is booming as Californians run […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Is brick-and-mortar retail dead? I’m not so sure. My research points to a different paradigm for retail sales. I believe you will see more coordination and integration between traditional brick-and-mortar retail outlets and the large online sellers. Instead of competing for market share, the smart retailers from both sides of the digital divide will combine […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The stock market crash at the start of the so-called “coronacrisis,” was especially devastating to share prices in high yield sectors. I attribute the extra steep declines to what I have labeled a “liquidity event,” in which leveraged funds using the high yield investments were forced to sell, sell, sell, to avoid becoming leveraged into […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I review a lot of high-yield investments. You likely are aware that an investment gets priced for a higher-than-typical yield because of the potential or possibility of a dividend rate reduction. The interesting part about a company’s decision to change its dividend is that it is a binary event. Either the dividend is cut, or […]