These 5 Stocks Have Been Paying Dividends To Shareholders For Over 80 Years

These companies have managed to boost distributions through two world wars, the cold war, several oil price shocks and countless recessions. Their strong business models have helped them to consistently find new ways to increase sales, pass on cost increases to consumers and gain market share, that has resulted in higher profits and dividends over … Read moreThese 5 Stocks Have Been Paying Dividends To Shareholders For Over 80 Years

3 Reasons Why Telsa Stock (TLSA) Is Still A Good Buy

“Is Tesla still a worthy investment?,” asked a friend of mine who read my article which I wrote back in June of last year. A lot has happened since then. Tesla stock has doubled in price and Elon’s presence in the media is omnipresent. This guy is one of the smartest entrepreneurs around. And, Tesla has started … Read more3 Reasons Why Telsa Stock (TLSA) Is Still A Good Buy

How to Find Spin Off Stocks in 3 Easy Steps

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cft8wWAgnek Spin off stocks are a great way to earn solid double digit profits in the market when the parent company decides to “spin off” a non-core business, thus creating a separate business. The general definition is: The creation of an independent company through the sale or distribution of new shares of an existing business/division of a parent company. A … Read moreHow to Find Spin Off Stocks in 3 Easy Steps

A Reminder That Markets Aren't Always as They Seem

Too frequently do investors get caught up in that one hot stock, bond, or other investment that the underlying fundamentals get quickly cast to the side.  Although many stocks are good buys, and many aren’t, the reason for investing can be clouded by outside influences. A Story Retold This phenomenon is best exemplified by recent … Read moreA Reminder That Markets Aren't Always as They Seem

Emerging Markets Gain Relative Value in Europe's Woes

While the rest of the world is tuning into the incredible decline in European equities and debt, emerging markets may be the largest benefactor.  Enabled with low debt to GDP ratios, strong export economies, and nowhere to go but up, emerging markets are now relatively strong against what were once considered the unsinkable economies. Insurance … Read moreEmerging Markets Gain Relative Value in Europe's Woes

Hurry – Chinese Dip Won't Last Forever

The fear of an economic recession is already priced into the Shanghai index.  After breaching a previous low to hit its lowest point in 2010, the Shanghai index shows it may be pricing in far too much fear and not enough future upside. Fundamentals are Improving Despite concerns over a property market that has surged … Read moreHurry – Chinese Dip Won't Last Forever

Dividends Give Stocks’ Risk a Buffer

Though investors may love dividends for their income potential, stocks that issue dividends to investors also fair better in weaker markets. What’s In a Dividend? Dividend paying stocks are more than just income producers; they’re also wealth protectors.  Because dividend stocks pay out a dividend regardless of the performance of their stock price, they’re very … Read moreDividends Give Stocks’ Risk a Buffer

China’s Real Estate “Bubble” Inherently Different Than US in 2007

Attempts have been made to connect China’s surging real estate market to that of the bubble in the United States from 2002-2007.  Although the surging prices do appear to be similar, there is a critical disconnect in the correlation: China has capital. Stocks and Homes Tightened monetary policy in the mainland has crushed Chinese stocks … Read moreChina’s Real Estate “Bubble” Inherently Different Than US in 2007