Saturday, December 24, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - December 24, 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:

- The Best of Dividend Guy Blog 2016
- Nike, Inc.: Premiums & Discounts
- Invitae: A First Look
- Could Learning to Invest Make for an Easy Second Income?
- Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for December 16, 2016

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Who is Ben Grossbaum and Why Should We Listen to Him?
- 4 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold Until 2025
- Outlook for December 2016
- Focus on Dividend Growth for Long Term Results

Articles from D4L-News:

Warren Buffett’s Only Dividend Stocks With 4%-Plus Yields
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is arguably the most legendary investor of all time. His investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B), manages a massive stock portfolio. Buffett is associated most with value investing. But the Oracle of Omaha has also shown a liking for high-dividend stocks. Among Buffett’s biggest holdings are a few high-yield dividend stocks. Investors can take a look at Berkshire Hathaway’s most recent 13-F filing to view all of Berkshire’s holdings. You can use this to find high-yield stocks for your dividend stock portfolio. Here are three stocks that Berkshire owns that have dividend yields above 4%...

This Top Dividend Stock Yielding 6.3% Raises Its Payout Every Quarter
Oil prices fell into the doldrums in the summer of 2014. While they have recovered quite a bit this year, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude is still trading at less than half of what it was in July 2014. During this period, many oil companies had massive layoffs, and some have slashed their dividends. This partnership, on the other hand, never cut its dividends. In fact, it has been increasing its distribution every quarter for more than 10 years. I’m talking about...

3 “Dark Horse” Dividend Stocks Primed for 30% Gains in 2017
Today I’m going to share three of my favorite dividend stocks from an ignored corner of the market set to soar in President Trump’s first year. Which corner? The “little guys”: small and mid-cap stocks. In many ways, the cat’s already out of the bag. As they’ve done with financial stocks, investors have bid up small- and midcaps since Trump’s win. With the US dollar soaring and Trump threatening to toss trade deals in the shredder, the market’s small fry (which tend to be more domestically focused) are in the catbird seat. There’s only one problem if you’re...

3 Growth Dividend Stocks to Buy in December
All too often investors focus their attention on a stock's current yield and if it doesn't catch their eye they pass on by. This causes them to miss some of the best dividend opportunities of the future, which are those stocks that have the ability to consistently increase their payouts, which often leads to far more wealth creation over time. We've zeroed in on three of these dividend growth opportunities that we don't want you to miss this December. Investors seeking dividend growth need to take a good look at...

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy in December
High-yield dividend stocks tend to be a mixed bag. On the one hand, above-average payouts can really boost a portfolio's return on capital. In the same breath, high-yields are often the unwanted by-products of a stock's poor performance over a short period of time. Keeping these issues in mind, our team of dividend experts think that investors may want to grab some shares of...

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

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