What you do with your dividend stocks can affect your ultimate profit on any one stock to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars. So how can you make the very most of your dividend stocks and maximize your dividend income? The author of today’s article lays out an example to illustrate just this – a lesson that may be especially relevant now as the longest bull market in history may be nearing its final stages. For more, CLICK HERE.
With further rate cuts expected, low interest rates are here to stay – and income-oriented investors are increasingly turning to dividend-focused funds. However, when it comes to which dividend ETFs are the best, it’s not necessarily the ones with the highest yields. Today’s article highlights five dividend ETFs which have been identified as top picks by analysts taking into consideration “expense ratios, how the funds weigh certain stocks as well as technical factors such as tracking errors.” For these five top-rated dividend ETFs, CLICK HERE.
“Tech stocks can be fickle and volatile — but they can also experience rapid growth in short periods of time,” notes the author of today’s article, who identifies five “up and coming” companies in the technology sector that traders may want to consider keeping an eye on. For these five tech stocks to watch – including a designer and manufacturer of MRI equipment and a company whose stock has seen phenomenal growth (and numerous Buy ratings from analysts) – CLICK HERE.
You’ve identified and bought a stock that you believe is undervalued. Now, the critical question becomes how long do you wait for that undervalued stock to recover to fair value and reward you? Noting that “the unfortunate truth is that the required timeframe often can or will try the investor’s patience beyond what they can tolerate”, the author of today’s article attempts to establish some expectations – and offers several examples illustrating how undervalued stocks can still reward investors even before recovering to fair value. For more, CLICK HERE.
The company behind WeWork is expected to go public later this year, possibly as soon as the next few weeks, and, as the author of today’s article observes, “Investors predict it will change the world as we know it—or be a money-losing disaster—seemingly with little middle ground. And it indeed has the perfect ingredients for debate: A sky-high valuation, a lack of profits, impressive growth, and an unconventional, effusive founder.” So what’s the most bullish case for WeWork – and the most bearish case? CLICK HERE.
The bad news? Several indicators are pointing to September being a rough month for stock returns. The good news? There is reason for optimism when it comes to October. Both these forecasts come from James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at the Leuthold Group, who is advising against moving to defensive sectors just yet and is instead recommending “new-era” growth stocks that should continue to lead the market as long as the bull market lasts. For one specific way to play this theme, CLICK HERE.
What lies ahead for the financial markets in the coming months given the ongoing trade war and the inverted yield curve? Will Europe and Japan’s troubles make their way to the U.S.? What would happen if the Fed were to introduce negative interest rates in the U.S. during the next recession? What are investors to do with their money in this challenging market environment, and where are the potential opportunities? In today’s article, renowned market strategist Jim Bianco provides his answers to these questions and more. For more, CLICK HERE.
The best-performing exchange-traded fund of 2019 thus far is a pure-play solar ETF that’s up about 60% — and another top performer is a clean energy ETF that has gained about 35%. Why might investors want to consider solar and clean energy ETFs despite the fact that, as the author of today’s article acknowledges, “These ETFs are usually quite volatile since their fortunes are tied to government subsidies and oil prices” – and what role can niche ETFs such as these play in a portfolio? CLICK HERE.
If stable high income is what you’re after, today’s article highlights a particular, middle-market opportunity to consider: a business development company (BDC) that invests in middle-market companies, which tend to have a harder time securing capital from traditional providers. This BDC currently sports a 9.1% dividend yield, and its yield has consistently been in the 7% to 10% range. For more on this middle-market opportunity, CLICK HERE.
According to the editor of one top-performing newsletter, “the low-and-declining interest-rate environment is setting the stage for attractive returns, especially for dividend stocks with value characteristics”. As such, he performed a special screen of the dividend stocks held by his newsletter’s portfolios, selecting for yield, value and quality. For the 25 dividend stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.