Sunday, June 2, 2013

Weekly Links: June 2, 2013

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 Dividend Guy presented Stock Squeeze! Look For All The Money You Can Invest in The Stock Market
- Disciplined Approach to Investing presented The Consequences Of Leveraged Investments Is Unfolding
- Hello Suckers presented Dividend paying stocks worth adding to portfolio

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

High Dividend Growth Stocks With Yields Above 4%
In this article, I present 4 stocks that may very well fulfil the needs (returns/dividend growth, etc.) of the dividend investor. The stocks here are suitable for being held for the long-term and in my opinion, should be a part of any dividend investor's portfolio, not just for the dividends but also for their stability, their strong financials, their leading position in their individual industries and their various other qualities...

Buy Income On The Dip, The Next Pullback Is Around The Corner
Against the backdrop of a corrective phase for stocks that could trim 3% to 5% off their year-to-date gains, investors will see an opportunity for very attractive entry points to select high-yield names. Keep an eye on these three names for when the time is right...

Stocks with Dividends You Can Depend On
Re-investing dividends in order to achieve market-beating returns will only work if the payouts continue, and that means that the company has to have a sustainable free cash flow, with plenty of room for sudden financial shocks or a resistance to the general economic situation, such as...

Unusual Sources Of High Yield Income
It’s important to mix up your income holdings and find stocks in non-related businesses. Having a portfolio of all utilities works … until we get an industry-specific problem, and then they could all decline. Your portfolio needs a mix of sectors to be truly diversified. Fortunately, we can use our Portfolio Grader tool to find stocks that will help you add some new flavors while still cashing sizable dividend checks...

Dividend Stocks at Reasonable Prices
FOBOR. Its stands for FOrced Buyers Of Risk. What it means essentially is that due to aggressive monetary policies by central banks, investors have basically been forced out of fixed income assets like bonds and into riskier assets like stocks. FOBORs are reluctant stock investors, so most prefer the lowest beta, most stable dividend stocks out there since they are used to the safety of bonds. This move has driven stock prices in many "boring" stocks to record highs. While low beta dividend stocks are becoming harder to find at a reasonable price, there are still some pockets of value out there...

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

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