Sunday, December 14, 2014

Weekly Links: December 14, 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:

- 8 Stocks Taking Their Dividends Up A Notch
- Best 2014 Stocks Update
- Realty Income Corp. Dividend Stock Analysis
- The Beauty in Suffering
- Energy's Ripple Effect Or Is It A Tidal Wave?
- I’m Already Financially Independent
- November 2014 Net Worth Update
- How to create bullish option spread?

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- 5 Lessons Learned About Investing In Dividend Growth Stocks
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- October 2014 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance
- Recent Purchase - National Oilwell Varco
- Why did I sell Sysco (SYY)

Articles from D4L-News:

5 Great Dividend Stocks for Retirees to Buy
These companies are stable and highly profitable, and due to their robust cash flows, they're flush with cash. This has shareholders increasingly demanding their fair share, and companies in the tech sector are steadily turning into reliable dividend stocks. Here are five dividend payers in the tech sector to start your research...

2 Oversold Dividend Stocks to Buy at Bottom
There are few Wall Street bargains better than oversold dividend stocks. For some reason, there are dividend stocks that have been absolutely stomped by investors and are now trading at or near their 52-week lows. However, we don’t know until we unwrap the package and see what’s left inside. Maybe investors just got spooked by news that has no real financial impact on the company. Hopefully, you’ll be able to grab solid dividend stocks for a bargain and hold for a huge return...

4 High-Yield MLPs to Buy
The problem with high yield MLPs is the perception that they will tank if the Fed raises interest rates. But historically, that simply hasn’t been the case. And let’s not forget that the Fed isn’t all of sudden going to go from 0% to 15% overnight. Anything that throws off a high yield is still going to be coveted by investors. Here are four high-yield MLPs to buy today...

3 Chemical Stocks To Buy for Growth, Hold for Dividends
the outlook for chemical stocks is improving — worldwide chemical production will rise 3.8% this year and 4.1% in 2015. Another good sign: chemical companies are investing heavily in research and development — the ACC estimates that R&D investment will hit $68.7 billion in 2018 – up from $56.6 billion in 2012. If you’re looking to gain exposure to the sector, look for chemical stocks that have attractive valuations, solid growth prospects and dividends. Here are three chemical stocks to buy for growth and hold for the dividends...

Stocks That Can Make You Rich: Realty Income Corporation
The most certain way to get rich by investing is to put your money in companies with strong dividend histories and great business models that consistently deliver market-beating performance. One great example of a company like this is Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in commercial properties, particularly properties that house retail businesses. A great monthly dividend, a spectacular track record of performance, and a winning business model makes Realty Income a great stock that can...

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

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