Sunday, January 12, 2014

Weekly Links: January 12, 2014

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week, along with any Carnivals I participated in. 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.

Articles you might find interesting:

- U.S. Equity Market Entering Euphoric Phase?
- Weekly Sharebuilder Purchases - MCD, DE, CVX
- 3M Company Dividend Stock Analysis
- Trading options is dead dangerous! Really?
- Individual Investor, Inc.

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

- The New Guy - A Great Reason To Pursue Passive Income
- Stock Analysis of Republic Services
- A Great Year for Dividend Mantra
- Macy's ‘Way To Shop’ For A Discount
- 4 Long-Term Dividend Growth Picks For 2014
- 4 Higher Yielding Basic Materials Stocks With Growing Dividends

Articles from D4L-News:

Energy Stocks Poised for Dividend Growth
The classic dividend sectors are utilities and telecoms, but there is another sector populating the highest dividend-growing company lists lately, and that is energy. Energy stocks offer high dividends because domestic energy production has been surging, allowing companies with pipeline networks to get the benefit of the rising volumes via transport taxes. Also, high oil price have allowed producing companies to hike their dividends as the price of crude oil has exploded upwards over the last decade. One of the greatest dividend stories in energy has been...

Invest in Dividend Stocks, Not Detroit Real Estate
In the Forbes piece, Caroline Chen, who sells Detroit real estate, says, "I have people calling and saying, 'I'm serious -- I wanna buy 100, 200 properties. They say, 'We don't need to see them. Just pick the good ones.'" One doesn't have to see the houses to know that there are no "good ones" for $39. If there were, local investors would have purchased the houses long ago. For right around that $39, the Chinese buyer could invest in...

Pharma Stocks to Buy for Big Dividends
When investors think of pharmaceutical stocks, they tend to see them as growth opportunities, capitalizing on a collection of novel, game-changing, and often life-saving drugs. Rarely does a steady stream of income factor in to the decision to buy a particular drugmaker’s stock. Some of these names might even surprise you...

Dividend Stocks to Ring in The New Year
I’m being especially picky with my high-yield picks due to the uncertainty surrounding when the Fed will end Quantitative Easing. I’m at the ready looking for more high-yield opportunities and advise you do the same. To get you started, I’ve crunched the numbers and have come up with the Top Five dividend stocks...

Are These Utilities Stocks Still A Safe Pick For Dividend Investors?
The utilities sector continues to encounter numerous fundamental challenges. Electricity demand continues to be stagnant in most parts of the America, particularly residential demand, which has remained flat since 2006. This stagnant demand is hurting companies when they also have to spend more capital to advance their systems. These heavy expenditures, when spread over low growth consumption, will lead to input cost increases, resulting in depressed margins and financial difficulties. Taking this turbulent environment into consideration, in this article, I pick three companies...

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

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