Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha
Electric utility firm Southern Company (NYSE:SO) recently delivered pleasant news to investors. The company announced a 8-cent hike in annual dividend to $2.32 per share. Notably, this marks the 16th straight year that the company has increased its annual payout. The quarterly dividend of the company will increase by 2 cents from 56 cents to 58 cents, representing a 3.6% hike. This marks....More>>>
Some companies that are growing fast enough, and will continue to do so, or need money for M&A, should cut their dividends to zero. Investors are better off with rising stock prices and managements with capital to expand.
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Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have gone essentially nowhere over the past two years or so, despite incredible profits, a fast-growing dividend, and over $130 billion worth of share repurchases to date. The iPhone, which accounts for the bulk of Apple’s revenue and profits, has suffered from slumping sales for multiple quarters, with the launch of the iPhone 7 unable to reverse that trend.....More>>>
Get to Florida and buy a house. Now. I'm not kidding. If you wait any longer, you might miss this opportunity. And believe me, you don't want to miss it. I've personally been buying real estate for years… But the opportunity isn't over. Not even close. I know what you're thinking… "Steve, real estate prices have skyrocketed since....More>>>
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After a stellar 2016, U.S. stocks again seem to be caught in volatile trading as Trump takes office. Amid such a backdrop, investors’ are looking for steady income along with some growth attributes. For them, picking stocks that not only pay dividends but also consistently increase their payout appears a winning strategy.
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If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you’re a baby boomer. Though homebuying is often associated with young couples, plenty of baby boomers in their 50s and 60s are securing mortgages in order to buy homes — and even more of them are currently carrying mortgages. Here are nine facts about mortgages that every baby boomer should know.
There’s no doubt that the first half of 2017 has been a bit confusing. Consumer spending is tepid yet unemployment is at a record low. Interest rates are low, but car and home purchases are floundering. The Federal Reserve is moving like we’re in recovery, but projections for gro
We have argued in a previous article that the five titans of technology - Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Google (GOOG, GOOGL), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) - are basically unstoppable.
In particular, Amazon, Google and Facebook are driven by multiple in