Sunday, January 8, 2017

Weekend Reading Links - January 8, 2017

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:

- Ho Chi Minh City – Enjoying and Appreciating Life (January 02, 2017)!
- December trading results and year end review
- Dogs of the Dow
- Build Wealth in 2017: Our Financial Goals
- 2016 Dividend Aristocrat Year-in-Review

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 10 Stocks With Sustainable Dividend Growth
- 5 Top Dividend Paying Champion Stocks To Look For In 2017
- Recent Buy – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
- Dividend Investing in a Bullish Market – How You Can Make Good Investment Choices
- Consider backing owner operator founders

Articles from D4L-News:

5 Dividend Stocks You Can Still Buy With Market at Record Highs
There is always a good side and bad side to the situation when the markets are hitting new all-time highs, especially when it seems like a daily occurrence. The good thing is the statement from your broker looks better, and so does your 401(k). The bad side is that if you have money to put to work, you are nervous about putting it in now, and with good reason. The S&P 500 is up almost 9% since the election, and at some point the sellers will certainly step in. We screened the Merrill Lynch research data base for stocks that are rated Buy, pay a dividend and haven’t gone parabolic this year. We found five that make good sense for investors...

Earn 5%+ From This Unique Entertainment Stock
Dividend investing is a great method for generating wealth over the long term. However, it may sound boring to invest into because what happens is that capital is deployed, with money then returned through dividends over the long term. But sometimes, the best things turn out to be boring, with the excitement happening over time. Case in point...

1 Dividend Stock for the Next 10 Years
An elite group of companies I like to call my “Dependable Dividend Growers” (DDGs). DDGs are some of the largest, most profitable businesses around. Their competitive advantages results in steady revenues, robust cash flows, and oversized profit margins. This allows them to produce market-beating returns and growing dividends decade after decade. You can think of these businesses like the “beachfront properties” of the stock market. Dozens of the companies on this list have paid growing dividends for decades. Some longtime stockholders are earning triple-digit yields based on the price of their original purchases...

3 Dividend Stocks That Will Thrive As Interest Rates Rise
You can take it to the bank: interest rates are going up. Everyone from Janet Yellen to Donald Trump says it needs to happen. Traders betting through the Fed futures markets agree. More hikes seem likely next year, if oil prices keep rising, taking inflation along with them. Since higher rates are bad for high-yield assets, does this mean it’s time to give up and accept that 2% dividends are the only income you can expect in this market? No way. Because there’s an easy way we can protect ourselves from higher rates and still collect a nice 6.8% dividend yield. It involves buying...

3 Stocks You Can Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%
s the broader market continues to hit all-time highs and valuations slowly creep up, it's getting harder and harder to find quality investments with dividend yields higher than 6%. Either stock prices on quality companies have ticked up and lowered yields, or the ones that still have yields this high have serious issues that could lead to cuts to their payouts. That doesn't mean all companies with yields this high are poor investments; you just have to do a little more digging. Three companies with dividend yields better than 6% that look like interesting investments today are...

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

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