3 Stocks Raising Dividends and Expectations

These are the times that fortunes are made in the stock market.  While confusion and fear reign supreme, professional investors are quietly snapping up bargains of the decade.  These bargain priced, yet high quality companies are what will build wealth for the next generation. Buy low and sell high is the mantra of the professional investor.  The current market conditions have created many opportunities to buy quality companies very cheap relatively. The question is how do you know what companies will bounce back from the low levels and which ones will just languish for years at the ...
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The Best Way To Build A Winning Portfolio

Wow, what an opening week for the stock market.  Shares have suffered their worst opening week in many years.  The first week of 2016 has resulted in many stock market investors questioning their methods and tactics as the overall market has been smacked down due to a variety of international pressures. First there is the trouble in China with the Central Bank making bold moves to help support the economy.  Next, the always volatile North Korean government has returned to its old tricks of making threats.  The stock market hates uncertainty and the current conditions possess huge amounts of...
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5 Rules For Option Selling Success

Investors are scrambling to find income in today’s ultra-low yielding environment.  The low interest rates as well as fewer and fewer solid stocks paying consistently high dividends have forced the savviest investors into more esoteric ways to earn income from their portfolios. Add in the fact that it appears that the stock market has reached a short term high, at the very least, and it paints a difficult picture for traditional income seeking investors. One of the most popular ways to ramp up income from the market is selling options.  Also known as writing options, this is a proact...
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Ride This Iconic Investor’s Coattails To Wealth

Imagine earning a 7.5% dividend on a stock that has returned an incredible 1485% cumulative gains over the last 15 years?  Think I am talking about some risky penny stock that no one has ever heard of?  Maybe a high-tech rocket ship with so much risk that the gains are hardly worth the “lose it all” risk factor?   The reality is that this stock has nothing to do with the above usual suspects for these monster outsized gains. This stock benefits from a common way hedge funds and other institutional investors make phenomenal gains year after year.  Regular investors normall...
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 You Need To Own This Hated Dividend Stock

Every investor wants to know the secret to getting wealthy in the stock market.  Many wrongly assume that the secret is to locate the next hot stock and plunge into the shares with all your capital.  Indeed, if you catch the right stock, this tactic can and does work.  However, the risk factors are simply gigantic.  While a few hot stocks do go on to greatness by making their investors very wealthy, the majority simply just languish in mediocracy, slowly decline, or even plunge in value. Most stock market investors try to mitigate the chances of buying hot stocks that quickly become dud...
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The Stocks This Janitor Bought To Amass An $8M Fortune

Never judge a book by its cover.  This universal rule can be applied to most of life.  From books to people, what you see isn’t always what you get.  The rule is particularly accurate when it comes to personal wealth.  In fact, true wealth often manifests itself in the opposite way that most would expect. Let me explain, you see someone driving a new Ferrari and wearing the latest expensive designer fashions, it is automatically assumed that this person is wealthy.  The opposite could be said for someone sweeping the floors in an office building or pumping gas at your local gas station, it ...
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