Sunday, November 20, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - November 20, 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:

- Here’s Why Most Traders Lose Money
- Dunkin Brands Group
- Low Cost Investing
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Qualcomm Incorporated
- HCP Spins Off QCP, cuts dividend

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Stocks vs. Dividend ETFs
- My 10 Favorite Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold For The Next Decade
- Quarterly Update – Q3 2016
- Can growth and dividend investing co-exist?
- Recent Option Transactions

Articles from D4L-News:

Top Dividend Stocks: 3 Technology Names For 2017
Technology companies are usually not the ones which make it onto the list of top dividend stocks. In fact, investors who have more of an appetite for risk pick technology companies to capture the upside potential they offer as they develop the latest gadgets and technologies for the Internet economy. Another reason why technology companies aren’t famous for paying top dividends is that they operate in a highly competitive industry where they have to deploy a lot of cash to invest in innovations to stay in the game. I’ve shortlisted the following technology companies with a solid track record of growing dividends each quarter and rewarding their investors who believed in their business models and their ability to ward off the competitive pressures...

7 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy That Yield 4% or More
The prime rate varied anywhere from 6.5% to a record 21.5% in December 1980. It’s this phenomenon that bulls use to argue against today’s S&P 500 being overvalued. You can argue that all of this yield stuff is simply semantics because at the end of the day it’s the dollar amount that really matters. If you have a $700,000 portfolio with seven S&P 500 dividend stocks and require $28,000 in annual income from it, all that matters is how you get there. Well, I’d like to help you get there. Here are seven S&P 500 dividend stocks that currently yield 4% or more. S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy...

Retirees Have Better Option For High Yields
The Federal Reserve's zero interest-rate policy has driven investors to lower yielding and higher risk investments, leaving retirees struggling to make their savings stretch. This lack of yield has also forced investors to favor nontraditional investments. Many retirees now look to dividend stocks and junk bonds as a desperate attempt to solve their dilemma. Yield isn't hard to find if one is willing to look carefully. More importantly, we can do this while applying rigorous risk management techniques...

3 Bargain Bin High-Yield Dividend Stocks You've Overlooked This Fall
Dividend stocks give you the ability to take advantage of compounding over time by reinvesting your payout back into more shares. Doing so allows your ownership in a business to grow, as well as your corresponding payout. Compounding is a tactic some of the smartest money managers use to increase the value of their funds over time. But some of the best dividend stocks can be found floating well below investors' radars. Here are three bargain bin high-yield dividend stocks you've probably been overlooking this fall. For high-yield investors looking for an anchor-type stock to add to their portfolio this fall, I'd suggest digging deeper into...

3 Top Dividend Stocks for Rising Interest Rates
What investors are concerned with in regards to a rate hike is what are the top dividend stocks and how to obtain the best earnings growth. There are some companies that won’t perform well due to poor balance sheets or negative interest rates. As an investor you want to make money and focus on companies that will affect your bottom line. Below are three excellent large-cap top dividend stocks that are positioned to take advantage of higher interest rates and reward shareholders...

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

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