Sunday, December 11, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - December 11, 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:

- November 2016 trading, investing, and dividends results
- Five Dividend Growers
- November 2016 Investment Income $646
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Tiffany & Co.
- November Dividend Income

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 5 Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold, Not Buy And Forget
- 8 Interesting Income Stocks For Investors With A Long Horizon
- Aswath Damodaran Podcast Interview
- The attraction of compounders Pt 2
- At the corner of Buffett and Fisher

Articles from D4L-News:

High-Dividend Stock Yields 12% With Strong Cash Flow Growth And A Cheap Price
Looking for values in the "fall buying season?" Some stocks are presenting good values, since Mr. Market has pushed them down over the past few weeks. This stock yields over 12% and had 1.25x distribution coverage in its most recent quarter. The company just reported EBITDA growth of 27% and Distributable Cash Flow growth of over 10%. It's selling just above book value and over 23% below analysts' average price target....

A New ETF Targeting High Yield Developed Market Dividend Stocks
Expanding on its line of so-called SuperDividend exchange traded fund strategies, Global X Funds has launched a region-specific dividend ETF that targets developed markets in Europe, Australasia and Far East, or EAFE, countries. “Amidst a persistently low interest rate environment, investors are continually searching for sources of income,” Jay Jacobs, director of research of Global X, said in a press release. “We see tremendous value in the high dividend segment of developed international markets and we’re proud to offer investors EFAS, which provides efficient exposure to these equities. We see additional value in investors utilizing the fund to help diversify their geographic, currency and interest rate exposures..."

Collect 5.45% Recession-Proof Yield from This Top Dividend Stock
We all love high-yield stocks. But the reality is that not all high-dividend stocks on the market are worth investing your hard-earned money in. There is one group of companies that is known for providing reliable income to dividend investors: real estate investment trusts (REITs). So long as they distribute at least 90% of their earnings to shareholders, REITs are exempt from corporate income taxes. But not all REITs are the same. For instance, retail REITs and office REITs could see their financials deteriorate when a recession hits and business slows down...

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy No Matter What the Fed Does
Following the surprising election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president — and the market’s stunning rally in response — it’s looking increasingly likely that the Federal Reserve will begin raising interest rates again starting in December. And rising rates typically are no friend of dividend stocks. A post-election Reuters poll found that 85% of economists believe a December rate hike is coming. Yes, any interest rate isn’t going to be in percentage points, but basis points … but nonetheless, any move higher in interest rates is going to put at least a little pressure on dividend stocks as investors move into safer avenues for yield...

These 3 Hated Dividend Stocks Are Buys
Bond yields have been soaring for months and particularly since the presidential election. The 10-year Treasury yield is up nearly 70% from its mid-summer lows. Yet even after a run like that, the 10-year yield is still a pitiful 2.2%. Good luck living on that in retirement. Investors looking for retirement income are still going to have better luck with a portfolio of dividend stocks. High-yield dividend stocks are uniquely well suited as retirement stocks, as they reduce your need to sell assets to fund your retirement needs...

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

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