One of the joys of investing in stocks is watching dividend payments roll in quarter after quarter. Giant capital gains from growth stocks may be more exciting, but a reliable and growing stream of dividend payments, reinvested in more stocks, unleashes the true power of compounding. Dividends have accounted for nearly half of the total return of the S&P 500 Index over the past 25 years. You....More>>>
When Warren Buffett speaks, people listen. Being the richest man and being considered the greatest investor of modern times makes people care. Now that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is out with its annual report and annual letter for 2016, 24/7 Wall St. has broken out many of the top gems from the report.
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Stocks squeaked out a gain today to end their three-day losing streak in the wimpiest way possible.
The S&P 500 gained 1.89 points, or 0.08%, to 2,364.87 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 2.46 points, or 0.01%, to 20,858.19. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.25 points, or 0.02%, to 5,838.81.
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