How Dividend Investors Can Profit in any Market Conditions

How Dividend Investors Can Profit in any Market Conditions

When the entire stock market drops as quickly as it did last week, investors are more worried with just keeping their money instead of growing it. But, dividend investors have a unique advantage over other equity investors for profiting during troubling market conditions. Tim Plaehn explains how. The stock market is going through a serious […]

The Only Safe Haven in a Bear Market

The Only Safe Haven in a Bear Market

Every 50 cent drop in the price of crude oil seems to knock another 2% off share values. It hurts, but it is during market corrections and the deeper bear markets when dividend investors have an advantage over investors whose primary focus is capital gains. The 60% decline in the price of crude oil has […]

Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

This stock, which is a favorite of retail investors, has been on a tear of late jumping 72% year-to-date. But, the valuation is being stretched beyond any realistic foundations. Now is the time to sell this dangerous stock that may be in your portfolio.  Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) overtook Walmart (NYSE: WMT) as the most valuable retailer in […]

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

With a recent April 2015 IPO, this new high-yield dividend stock is making an exciting entrance into the market. With a 10% yield and an enthusiastic management team with visions of high growth, is this stock too good to be true, or is it just blowing hot air? If you are an income investor, you […]

3 Refining Stocks About to Report Record Profits

3 Refining Stocks About to Report Record Profits

If you live anywhere in the Midwest, you  are probably experiencing gasoline sticker shock. While the price of crude keeps dropping, drivers in middle America are not getting any benefit from lower gas prices due to lower crude oil prices. The problem stems from an outage at BP’s (NYSE:BP) large refinery just east of Chicago. […]

Warren Buffett Wants to Buy These 3 Stocks

Warren Buffett Wants to Buy These 3 Stocks

The Oracle of Omaha is famous for making large purchases in companies like IBM and Coca-Cola, but this isn’t where he made all of his biggest returns. The investments that made Buffett worth $72 billion are in smaller, lesser-known companies with higher potential for growth and protection from competition. Hands down, Warren Buffett is one […]

3 REITs Boosting Dividends in September

3 REITs Boosting Dividends in September

One of the primary, if not the top, benefit of dividend-focused investing is to own shares that regularly increase their dividend payments. That is because dividend increases lead to share price appreciation and increase investors’ total returns. Buy these three REITs now to profit from the coming dividend boosts. One of the primary, if not […]

The Best REIT to Buy Today

The Best REIT to Buy Today

During the three weeks or so of each quarterly earnings season, I either listen to or read the transcripts of 100+ earnings conference calls. The calls can be invaluable to learn about management team goals, plans, and how well those plans are working out. My top “don’t miss” call each quarter comes from a high-yield […]