Sunday, December 4, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - December 4, 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:

- December 2016 Net Worth Update $911,965
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: ONEOK, Inc.
- The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Dividend Stock Analysis
- On The Road #14 – A Tale of Kindness Part Two!
- Dividend Update Preview - November 2016 Infographic

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- All Investments Carry Risk
- 6 High-Yielding Dividend Achievers With Good Financial Ratios
- The Hardest Thing To Do In Investing
- Building a Core Dividend Growth Portfolio With These Eight Companies
- The attraction of compounders

Articles from D4L-News:

2 Great High-Dividend Stocks On Sale Right Now
Now that Donald Trump has been elected president, the market seems to have shaken off the post-election jitters. In fact, as I write this at noon on the day after the election, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has reversed course and is up about 200 points. Not all stocks are rallying, however, and many REITs are taking a beating. Here are two great REITs for the long term that are worth a look while they're on sale...

3 Reliable Dividend Stocks Yielding 7% or More
Dividend stocks are all the rage now, for better or for worse, because bond yields have effectively dried up as the Federal Reserve kept interest rates at record lows. I’ve been of mixed feelings about this trend, because the chase for yield has led income investors away from the relative safety of bonds and into dividend stocks, which do carry more risk. Thus, as more and more money flows into dividend stocks, they start to get stretched as far as valuation is concerned. When it comes to stocks to buy, jumping in simply for the dividend isn’t a great idea...

Potentially Earn 9.5% from “Uncle Sam”
In life, one of the guarantees is that if you earn a dollar, a part of it will go to taxes. So I asked a few family members the secret to their success; the advice that was given to me is to work smarter rather than harder. One way of doing so is by being a dividend investor. When conducting my research for a quality high-dividend stock, I found...

3 Dividend Growers That Are Finally Bargains
Dividend growth investing is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only do you get your payouts today, but your stocks will also enjoy price appreciation that is roughly in line with their dividend boosts. If it feels like your favorite blue chip stocks never pay more than 2% or 3%, it’s likely because their stock prices are bid up to keep their yields more or less constant for “new money” that comes in. Let’s look at three popular dividend stocks...

11% Yield And An Upgrade On Improving Fundamentals
The latest decline in this stock doesn't match with the fundamentals for dividends, so I'm able to bring out the buy rating. In previous coverage, I was on the fence because share prices were just a bit too high. The steeper yield curve is very positive for dividend sustainability, and I believe the $0.18 dividend looks very solid. This is a clear and easy call for me to make. This is a buy rating on the company...

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

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