Sunday, May 24, 2015

Weekly Links: May 24, 2015

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week. Though I may not always agree with each of the articles highlighted, they will often provide an interesting argument for their position. We can take some concepts that may or may not align with our vision, then apply them to our framework, and voila, a new idea is born.

Articles you might find interesting:

- 7 Stocks Meeting The Goal Of Increased Dividends
- Caterpillar – The Right Timing to Buy Tonkas
- Dividend Portfolio Update
- A Year Isn’t A Year
- Dividend Growth Trading
- OPEC Struggling To Keep Up The Pace In Oil Price War

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 10 Small/Mid-Cap Dividend Growth Stocks Answering The Call
- 8 Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold For The Next 10 Years
- Outlook for May 2015
- Recent Buy - Union Pacific
- Four Companies Growing Future Yields With Increased Dividends
- Microsoft – a Little bit Late for the Party, Still Growth to Come from the Clouds

Articles from D4L-News:

Investing in Dividend Stocks in a Rising Interest Rate Environment
Investors should look for companies which have a long track record of raising dividends, said Yale Bock, president of YH&C Investments in Las Vegas and a portfolio manager for Covestor, the online investing marketplace. “A key is to look for management teams which have a history of being shareholder friendly,” he said. “Think about ones with 20- to 50-year track records such as...

Replace The 4% Retirement Rule With These 4% Dividend Stocks
When I first heard about this method, I soon found myself asking: Why do retirees have to run out of money at all? I wouldn't want to drain my retirement savings down to zero. As an investor, I think a better way to go is to make your money work for you. In exchange for a modest amount of risk, a person could easily construct an investment portfolio that is diversified and provides...

Protect Your Portfolio With These Dividend Growth Stocks
We do have recent history to help guide us in terms of which companies can weather the storm of a recession and even keep their dividends growing. In the major downturn and recession of 2008-2009, there were actually several dividend growth stocks that increased their dividends. These companies generally are non-cyclical in nature and sell staple items that people will not give up even in a recession. I want to look at three such companies today...

Dividends Could Offer Shelter In Stormy Markets
Since the beginning of 1999, the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index—made up of companies that have increased their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years—has returned 314%, more than double the broader market. (Even with dividends excluded, they trounce the S&P 500.) But as the bull market wears on into its seventh year and a correction feels inevitable, many pros are noticing what Kilbride has—that aristocrats weather downturns far better than the average stock, falling less and recovering faster. After the financial crisis, the Aristocrats index returned to...

5 Dividend Stocks on Nasdaq You Don't Want to Miss
With memories of the bubble still fresh, a hot debate is brewing on the fate of the index. We picked 5 stocks based on their dividend yield. All these stocks carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Some of these stocks also flaunt an impressive Zacks style score for value...

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

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