Sunday, November 13, 2011

Weekly Links: November 13, 2011

Each Sunday I highlight the Carnivals I participated in over the past week, along with any notable articles that I came across. For those readers not familiar with carnivals, it's where personal finance bloggers submit their best articles of the week with one blog serving as the host. The entries are separated into various categories such as Investing, Credit, Debt, Budgeting, Frugality, Wealth Building, Money Management, Financial Planning, Insurance, Taxes, The Economy, Real Estate, et. al. Below are the carnivals that I participated in this week, along with a link to my article:

Articles I enjoyed reading included (in no particular order):

- Dividend Mantra presented Dividend Income Update - October 2011

- The Dividend Guy presented Telus T Dividend Stocks Analysis
- Disciplined Approach to Investing presented High Unemployment Is Becoming A Long Term Structural Issue

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Articles from D4L-News:

A Diversification Opportunity For Dividend Growth Investors
Dividend Growth Investing is a very conservative method of investing your portfolio into a group of stocks that have steady growth with increasing dividends over the long run. By investing in these steady stocks with increasing dividends, your annual income increases every year. It is a very successful strategy for many investors who are building a revenue stream to live on during their retirement. My portfolio is full of these steadily growing DG stocks and I highly recommend investors of any age to purchase...

Top Dividend Stocks from Steven Romick
First Pacific’s management partner, Steven Romick, has a clear strategy: to beat the market when stocks are falling and underperform by a smaller margin when they are rising. Romick’s main priority is to limit losses rather than maximize returns. This 47 year-old investment adviser earned a degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. and launched his fund at Crescent Management in Los Angeles. Then, he brought it to First Pacific Advisors in 1996 upon CEO Robert Rodriguez’s invitation. When it comes to stocks, Romick likes and prefers to bet on...

Stocks with Strong Dividends to Retire On
One of the main failures in dividend investing is to invest in stocks that pay inordinately high dividends. Believe me, out there are 149 companies with double-digit yields, but most of these cash payer are not safe. If a company announces to its cut dividend, investors do not only lose a part of their income, they also will experience capital losses. However, if you are looking for safe dividends for your retirement, or you like to watch for steady growing monthly payments of your portfolio, you must...

Don't Play This Game
In my younger days, I was fascinated by the idea of trading during earnings season. The allure of potential one-day gains of 20% or more tempted me. I thought that if I did enough research, analyzed Wall Street's expectations, and thoroughly studied a company's performance, I could make calculated bets on whether that company would beat expectations, leading to a sharp rise in its stock price. Well, I was wrong. What should you do? Keep investing in...

Highest Yielding, Most Predictable Stocks
Brian Rogers has been the portfolio manager of T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund since it was founded in 1985. Over his career, his cumulative 5- and 10-year return beat the S&P over the same time span. His 5-year cumulative is 14.4%, versus the S&P’s 12.2%, and his 10-year cumulative is 52.5%, versus the S&P’s 16.4%. He employs a classic value investing strategy and seeks out-of-favor or undervalued yet established companies that pay above-average dividends When you compare the equity market to yields in the fixed-income market, equity markets globally look like..

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