Saturday, December 2, 2017

Weekly Links: December 2, 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:

- 3 Passive Income Opportunities Everyone Should Consider
- Why Bitcoin is a mania and fake currency, faker than the dollar
- Penumbra
- Double-Digit Dividend Growth From This Food Company
- Stocks to watch next week

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 5 Lessons Learned About Investing In Dividend Growth Stocks
- Recent Buy – AION
- Duke Energy – Just Another Strong Utility

Articles from D4L-News:

12 Straight Distribution Hikes, 9% Yield, Record Earnings - Solid LP
Looking for a standout midstream pipeline company with an attractive yield? This LP yields 9.41%, with very strong 1.38x distribution coverage. Management has raised the distribution for 12 straight quarters. It just reported record revenue, EBITDA, and distributable cash flow for Q3 2017...

3 Baby Bonds With Yields Greater Than 5.5%
You can get massive but safe yields with these exchange-traded bonds. Baby bonds have a face value of $5,000, which makes them more liquid, easier for the retail investor to purchase, and also trade on the stock exchanges. It’s a terrific alternative to more illiquid shares of regular bonds, and so that one doesn’t have to rely on baskets of bonds tied up in ETFs that may actually have more volatility and risk than an individual issue. These bonds also pay attractive rates that are competitive with corporate bonds. Just be advised that the distributions are not taxed as dividends, but as interest. With that in mind, here are three baby bonds to buy...

Dividend Raised, Beat On FFO, Strong Growth From 5% Yielding REIT
On the fundamentals, this company delivered an excellent quarter. They saw growth in sales for tenants, growth in rent, beat on FFO, raised guidance, and raised dividends. Its success is contrary to the narrative surrounding retail. I rarely share my top ideas for free...

Top 3 Stocks for Retirees to Consider
Investing doesn't stop just because you're retiring. But the needs and requirements for a post-retirement portfolio are very different, placing a heavy emphasis on low-risk value protection and high-income dividend payments. The exact balance between these pillars of the retiree's investing strategy will vary from person to person, but these are the basics...

A 15% Yield From North America’s Oldest Bank
Sure, it doesn’t make for great cocktail party conversation. Most people roll their eyes at stodgy dividend growers like Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR), Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL), and Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Through patience and discipline, however, longtime owners can earn double-digit yields on their original investments. That brings me to today’s topic...

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

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