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Here’s a dividend-investment strategy designed to outperform in down markets Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings
 
Here’s a dividend-investment strategy designed to outperform in down markets

Here’s a dividend-investment strategy designed to outperform in down markets

The Reality Shares DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF screens for quality, based on the likelihood of large-cap companies raising payouts to shareholders Blockforce Capital, formerly Reality Shares, has a passive strategy to select large-cap dividend-paying stocks based on the likelihood that the companies will raise dividend payments. The company has used this approach for the Reality […]

Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings

Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings

London (CNN Business)1. Sears declares bankruptcy: Retail chain Sears filed for bankruptcy in the early hours of Monday. The 132-year old company has been struggling with debt for several years. The final straw was a $134 million payment due Monday that it could not afford. Sears Holdings (SHLD), the company which owns Sears and Kmart, […]

Will Trump's NAFTA Deal Benefit Automakers

Will Trump’s NAFTA Deal Benefit Automakers?

Last week, the Trump administration concluded a preliminary agreement with Mexico, which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In recent weeks, automakers and suppliers were alarmed by the Trump administration’s demands for trade concessions from Mexico. Such concessions could have raised manufacturing costs by billions of dollars, they feared. But now, they […]

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CSX Corp (CSX) Stock Gains

CSX Corp (CSX) Stock Gains 31% Year to Date: Here’s Why

Shares of CSX Corporation CSX have rallied 31.1% so far this year, handily outperforming its industry’s 14.3% growth. Reasons Behind the Rally CSX performed exceedingly well in the second quarter of 2018, reporting better-than-expected earnings and revenues. Both the metrics also improved on a year-over-year basis. Lower costs aided results. In fact, CSX has been […]

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15 Stocks in the FANG Junior-Varsity League

15 Stocks in the FANG Junior-Varsity League

In athletics, the varsity team comprises the big-time players who are in the spotlight today. The junior-varsity team, meanwhile, comprises the smaller-time players who aren’t in the spotlight today, but have tons of potential and could very well be varsity players in the future. The same is true in the stock market. The varsity squad […]

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High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio Update

High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio Update

The High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio is a publicly tracked stock portfolio on Scott’s Investments. The goal is to capture quality, high-yield stocks with a history of raising dividends. The screening process for this portfolio originally started with the “Dividend Champions” as compiled by DRIP Investing. Sadly, the curator of the list at DRIP Investing, […]

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PORTFOLIO BUILDING WITH STOCKS TO BUY IN 2018

PORTFOLIO BUILDING WITH STOCKS TO BUY IN 2018

Start to build your portfolio with buying stocks this 2018. There are always investment such as real estate and even online business. But a great way to start making passive income or know as “Make money while you sleep” is investing in stocks. While your starting out you can use free stock trading with Robhinhood. […]

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Sell This 17 percent Dividend Yield and Buy This High-Yield Income Stock Instead

Sell This 17% Dividend Yield and Buy This High-Yield Income Stock Instead

Having invested in the stock market for 20 years now, I’ve learned one valuable lesson: The best portfolios are almost always filled with high-quality dividend stocks. Aside from the fact that dividend stocks outperform their nondividend-paying brethren over the long run, the former offer a bevy of advantages to investors. To start with, a company […]

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My Dare-to-Be-Dull Investing Strategy Pays Off

My Dare-to-Be-Dull Investing Strategy Pays Off

As I mentioned in past columns, when the market took a dive in February and March, I swooped in to buy shares of two of my favorite companies: Boeing (symbol BA, $358) and Costco (COST, $207). Those purchases used up almost all of my cash. I even sold an underperformer to free up more money […]

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Wall Street

Smart People on Wall Street Are Buying These 3 Stocks. Should You?

Following the moves of successful Wall Street investors won’t guarantee that you beat the market. But it’s not a bad idea to keep an eye on what some of the investing world’s most accomplished players are up to. With that in mind, we asked three Motley Fool investors to weigh in on some stocks that […]

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July 2018 Stock Considerations

July 2018 Stock Considerations

Here we are with another installment of my “stock considerations” for the upcoming month. With the first week of trading upon us in July, it is time, once again, to lay out a plan for my potential stock pick(s) for the month. As many of you already know, I make sure to purchase at least […]

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3 Ultra-Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

3 Ultra-Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Income investors can get burned just as badly — if not worse — than growth stock fans. Yield chasers can be lulled into complacency by chunky quarterly payouts, only to realize that the basement floor can crack when the distributions aren’t sustainable. There are still plenty of stocks shelling out modest dividends that seem to […]

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