Sunday, November 11, 2012

Weekly Links: November 11, 2012

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): The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

Insiders Are Dumping These Dividend Stocks
Due to their access to privileged information about their businesses and industries, insiders are in a better position than the general public to decide when it is optimal to sell shares in their own companies. Following in the footsteps of insiders enables investors to make better-informed decisions about their holdings. In the month of October, there have been several notable insider sales of stocks that pay dividends. Here is a quick glance at five such insider sales...

Will Sandy Hurt Your Dividend?
Although bad weather is not a novel occurrence, the proliferation of superstorms has heated up only in the past 20 years. Up until 1992, commercial insurance was widely available at affordable rates. Utilities paid a reasonable premium, and could rest easy as hurricane season rolled around. But Hurricane Andrew was the final straw for insurers. Storms were becoming bigger, more random, and (most importantly) much more expensive. Insurers pushed premiums through the roof, and utilities were left without a safety net. Storms and hurricanes are unavoidable costs for utilities. What investors need to understand is...

Dividend Stocks To Have And To Hold
We extend our knowledge of them by using many online data providers; we also do background checks online as part of our due diligence. The wedding is online as we, with a click of the mouse at our online broker's site, seal the selection with a purchase. We present 7 excellent candidates for long-term investors; stocks you can hold for years that will provide you with increasing, inflation beating, returns...

Dividend Plays With Long-Term Gains
How Markets Really Work by Laurence A. Connors identifies many fascinating stock price patterns, and many of the repeating price patterns can be used both by short-term traders and long-term investors. Connors suggests that buying strength and selling weakness is not always the best choice. As an investor, many factors make up the decision process in allocating capital. All of the following companies pay a dividend and are now...

Best Dividend Paying Stock List
Here is a current dividend list (from low-yield to high-yield paying stocks) of stocks with interesting performance and valuation figures. Stocks from that list are mid- and large caps (market capitalization of more than USD1 billion) with double-digit long-term earnings growth rates. The companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, Nasdaw and part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite. The date of the screen is Nov. 1, 2012. The best-yielding stock is...

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There are some really good articles here, please take time and read a few of them.

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