Sunday, November 13, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - November 13, 2016

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:

- Portfolio Update October
- The Next Few Days Should Be Like Brexit on Crack
- An Investment Plan Helps You Stay The Course
- I’m Selling Wal-Mart and You Should Too
- Recent Option Transactions

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Managing Risk With Dividend Stocks
- 10 Cheap Dividend Growth Stocks Below $20 Price
- Recent Sell – Magna International
- Munger’s pearls of wisdom
- My evolution as an investor

Articles from D4L-News:

Six Solid Dividend Stocks Unfairly Punished By Investors
So we thought it would be useful to look at which dividend stocks have not risen this year, and then apply a few screening filters to narrow a list of companies for further research and possible investment. Here are the six S&P 500 dividend stocks that are down so far in 2016, ranked by dividend yield...

Opportunity In The 8.6% Yield: Something For Nothing
The mortgage REIT sector exhibits at least a few opportunities where prices become inefficient. So far this year, I’ve seen a few opportunities come up in the preferred shares of larger mortgage REITs. Opportunity disappeared hours or weeks after publication (varies). This company is currently superior in every metric except one, and that one can be easily misunderstood. It offers better call protection, a larger discount to call value, and a larger coupon payment...

3 Dividend Stocks I’d Buy With an Extra $5,000
You could do worse than dividend stocks. Sure, interest is taxed at a higher rate. But given how low yields are right now, you’re not hiding that much money from the IRS. Plus, combining the tax-free advantage of Roth IRAs and the compounding wonder of dividend stocks is a powerful wealth-building formula! This year, the standard limit an individual can contribute to their Roth IRA is $5,500. So if I had a spare five grand or so lying around, here are three dividend stocks I would buy...

4 Large Cap Dividend Champions To Own For Life
I'm always looking for quality names and value, but put my search into overtime when I start asking these questions. If the market fails to get all it wanted out of earnings season, companies that have proven their business models through good times and bad may be the only safe investments in the ensuing selloff. Sluggish economic growth is hitting corporate America on the top line, while concerns over the long-running earnings drought of S&P 500 companies are making investors nervous. In this kind of earnings climate, I'm looking for quality names that can hold up in any environment while growing sales and earnings. I've narrowed it down to just three stocks...

3 Great Dividend Stocks That Could Double Their Payments
According to the latest economic data, average household income is down 2.4% from its peak in 1999. That implies that most Americans have not gotten a real raise in years. That said, while employers are stingy to their employees, companies are pretty generous to their investors. In fact, the following three companies are likely to double the income streams they pay investors over the next few years...

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

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