Saturday, June 17, 2017

Weekly Links: June 17, 2017

Each weekend 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:

- Can you research everything about a company?
- Options for Income Week Ending June 2nd
- AGNC covered call (ROTH)
- Dividend, Growth and Low Debt
- Why Learning to Invest Can Make You Rich

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 9 Dividend Stocks Beating The 4% Rule
- Outlook for June 2017
- Should I keep my stocks forever?

Articles from D4L-News:

Why Not Buy This 8.4% Yielder For Income And Growth?
With interest rates rising again, companies with a variable asset base are preferred investments for income investors. Higher interest rates translate into higher interest income related to floating-rate debt investments. Since the Federal Reserve is expected to lift interest rates at least two times more in 2017 (the central bank hiked twice, in December last year and in March), companies with positive asset sensitivity are poised to do well this year. This company is a good choice for income investors. The commercial mortgage lender has robust dividend coverage. An investment in it yields 8.43 percent...

2 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 100%+ Dividend Growth
How We’ll Beat the Passive Crowd - I’m not saying these two holdings will take down DGRO—not even close. But I am saying that with a bit of research, we can kick out pricey dividend laggards like MSFT and XOM and position ourselves for bigger gains and more income than folks who simply buy a dividend-growth ETF and call it a day. Here are two off-the-radar buys I’ve turned up the “old-fashioned” way, zeroing in on bargain valuations, safe payout ratios, rising earnings and sterling dividend-growth histories...

3 Dividend Aristocrats Worth a Closer Look
With the bullishness of the Trump era, dividend stocks may have moved to the back seat for a lot of investors. While cyclicals and financials have been big winners, defensive, dividend-paying stocks have lagged behind. Still, that provides a good opportunity to pick up some solid dividend stocks at relatively low prices. Dividend Aristocrats are perennial investor favorites. These are S&P 500 stocks that have hiked their payouts every year for 25 years or more. The exclusive status is a testament to their ability to generate consistent earnings growth, and a commitment to returning capital to shareholders. In today's market, here are three Dividend Aristocrats that look set to deliver continuing growth...

High-Yield Stocks: This Top Dividend Stock Now Yields 8.3%
A Solid High-Yield Stock for Income Investors. With the market being mostly efficient, higher returns often come with higher risk. If you go with only the most established blue-chip companies, chances are you won’t find many high-yield stocks. However, that doesn’t mean investors looking for high-yield stocks have to put their money in shaky businesses...

7 High Tech Dividend Stocks With Yields Up to 14%
Since this time 2009, the Technology SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLK) has seen its nominal dividend well more than double – a nearly 155% increase that not only dwarfs dividend mainstays like Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) and Consumer Staples SPDR (NYSE:XLP), but trumps the S&P 500 itself by half! And you don’t have to choose between dividends today or payout growth tomorrow – you can secure both if you choose your tech dividends wisely. Here are seven big tech sector dividend stock payers to consider...

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

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