Sunday, July 20, 2014

Weekly Links: July 20, 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:

- Can Johnson & Johnson Cure What Ails Your Portfolio?
- June 2014 Cash Flow Statement
- Trade exit – AAPL long call for a loss (-24%)
- My Dividend Portfolio: Q2 2014
- What Will Visa's Dividend Look Like in Five Years?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Two Stocks On My Watch List For A July Purchase
- Are Storm Clouds Gathering For These 5 High-Yielding Securities?
- The Importance of Diversification - Part 1
- Dividend Growers With The Best Price For Earnings Growth Ratio
- Why Dividend Mantra Purchased Visa (V)?
- ConocoPhillips Increases Dividends to Shareholders

Articles from D4L-News:

Is It Time To Buy These Dividend Stocks With High Cash Flows?
a Barron's article argued that an expected increase in Treasury bond yields could lead investors to ditch dividend stocks for bonds. Yields on 10-year Treasury bonds were at 2.61% at 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, but Sam Stovall of S&P Capital IQ told Barron's that the research firm expects the yield to reach 2.9% by the end of the year and 3.3% by the end of 2015. With this in mind, we ran a screen for investors intent on keeping dividend stocks on hand. We began with a group of stocks that are going ex-dividend this week. Next, we narrowed down that group to high dividend stocks with yields of 2% or greater...

Buy These Dividend Stocks on the Pullback
Over the last few years, investors have piled into high-quality dividend stocks in search of yield. With bonds paying abysmal yields, dividend stocks became an attractive alternative. This popularity pushed prices up and yields down, and many dividend stocks became overvalued. Many dividend stocks which have been overvalued for some time are falling back to earth, and an opportunity may arise to buy them at a discount. It's a good idea to keep a watchlist of high-quality dividend stocks which you'd like to buy and the price which you'd be willing to pay...

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

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