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High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio – May 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 starts with the “Dividend Champions” as compiled by DRIP Investing. The list is comprised of stocks that have increased […]

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40 Tips To Save Your Money

40 Tips To Save Your Money

Have you ever gotten paid and lost all of that money the same week? I used to do this, and it’s probably happened to you at least once. I used to work at Marshall’s when I was 16 years old. I would only get $36 a week. That was since I was only scheduled 4 […]

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This Monthly Dividend Stock Is Up 22% In 2 Months

This Monthly Dividend Stock Is Up 22% In 2 Months

Summary HDS+ subscribers just made a total return of 23.35% in two months on a buyout deal. It’s a monthly high dividend stock that pays in US dollars. It’s being acquired at an 18% premium to its previous 52-week high. HDS+ portfolio holding Student Transportation Inc. (STB), also known as STI, is being acquired by […]

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3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

It can take a long time to research companies and figure out which investment is right for you. And even after you’ve finished the hard part of picking a stock, there’s still no guarantee that its share price will go up, of course. But you can increase your chances of finding solid long-term investments — […]

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Why Investors Are Paying a Premium for Shopify Inc.

Why Investors Are Paying a Premium for Shopify Inc.

E-commerce services provider Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) rallied 136% in 2017, fueled by a streak of double-digit revenue growth and bottom line improvements. But that rally also greatly inflated the stock’s valuations. Shopify hasn’t posted a full-year profit yet, but its price-to-sales ratio of 19 is much higher than the industry average of 6 for application […]

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Private prison investors set for giant windfall from Trump tax bill

Private prison investors set for giant windfall from Trump tax bill

Individual investors in US private prisons are poised to collect their most lucrative earnings ever thanks to changes in the tax code signed by Donald Trump, continuing what has been a banner year for the industry since the 2016 election. “It’s going to be great for the investors, banks and hedge funds that own shares […]

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Lead a Chinese Oil Giant and Get a Fraction of Your Peers' Pay

Lead a Chinese Oil Giant and Get a Fraction of Your Peers’ Pay

The next chief of China’s Sinopec Group — the world’s top oil refiner — can expect to get a fraction of what counterparts at international energy companies earn. Wang Yupu, who resigned in September as chairman of state-owned Sinopec Group, was given total compensation of 829,900 yuan (about $126,500) last year, according to a statement […]

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Are there any bitcoin stocks worth buying

Are there any bitcoin stocks worth buying?

When the dust finally settles and the calendar changes over to 2018, investors are likely to look back on 2017 as the year of the cryptocurrency. Having begun the year with a $17.65 billion aggregate valuation, the market cap of all cryptocurrencies combined reached $199.37 billion as of Nov. 4. That’s a year-to-date return of […]

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Trump’s new favorite to lead the Fed almost made the financial crisis a lot worse

(Kevin Warsh, addresses the Shadow Open Market Committee during a symposium in New York.Thomson Reuters) Being wrong with conviction is a trademark of President Donald Trump. Perhaps that makes Kevin Warsh, his new perceived favorite to replace Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair, an ideal candidate. Warsh was a Fed governor between 2006 and 2011, […]

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Jobs week — What you need to know this week

Jobs week — What you need to know this week

And just like that, it’s jobs week in America again. On Friday, the August jobs report will drop ahead of the three-day Labor Day weekend, with economists expecting another strong month from the U.S. labor market. According to estimates from Bloomberg, Wall Street is looking for nonfarm payrolls to grow by 180,000 in August with […]

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