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Happy Memorial Day!

bigdog posted on 05/22/15 at 08:47 AM

My fellow trader-Americans: happy Memorial Day to you! Just a friendly reminder that U.S. markets will be closed on Monday, May 25 – and so will TradeKing. We’re here to serve you by email dur... more

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9 International Dividend Dogs With Upside Potential

DividendYield posted on 05/22/15 at 03:59 AM

While the domestic stock market is getting hotter and hotter, internationals look cheaper. I've written in the past about stock opportunities from abroad and like to go forward with this theme toda... more

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3 Financial Must-Reads

bigdog posted on 05/21/15 at 12:12 PM

Every once in a while I encounter several must-read financial articles in a row and feel compelled to share. Here are a few I’ve been raving to friends and colleagues about lately. Still puzzl... more

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4 Safe High-Yielding Stocks To Consider

DividendYield posted on 05/20/15 at 01:42 PM

Safety comes first, that's also one of my rules when I started to invest money into the stock market. I believe that it gives you a solid return to avoid the big risks because each loss you don't n... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $TGT

TK All-Star posted on 05/19/15 at 03:46 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby and @MNKahn   Analysis of S&P 500 from Michael Kahn with QuickTakesPro: S&P 500 (SPX) – Sitting around 2129.17, the S&P 500 was down 0.03 at the time of br... more

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5 reasons why I LOVE my Apple Watch!

bigdog posted on 05/18/15 at 05:10 PM

As long-time readers of this blog know, I’m a fan of Apple ($AAPL) products without, I think, being mindlessly in love with everything they produce. Yes, I take my iPad on every business trip –... more

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5 Fairly Priced Dividend Stocks With Deep Values

DividendYield posted on 05/18/15 at 04:04 AM

Dividend investors need an attractive purchase price in order to realize a solid return for the future. The market valuations skyrocket and let it become difficult to find cheaply valuated dividend... more

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6 Mid Capitalized Dividend Achievers For Growth And Income Seeking Investors

DividendYield posted on 05/17/15 at 02:37 PM

Recently, I wrote about foreign small cap dividend stocks with growth potential. Small- and midcaps offer investors a higher opportunity because sales could grow faster from a low basis. But there... more

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There’s More to Love About Sideways Markets Than You May’ve Realized

bigdog posted on 05/15/15 at 02:00 PM

Does a sideways market ever get you scratching your head? If so, I’d heartily recommend a smart read on this timely subject, Learning to Love a Sideways Market by Barron’s reporter John Kimel... more

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We’d love your vote!

bigdog posted on 05/13/15 at 03:31 PM

We’re long-time fans of Useful Social Media and the role they play in educating corporations toward smarter, more valuable uses for social media in their businesses. So I was both proud and hum... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $TJX

TK All-Star posted on 05/13/15 at 02:51 PM

    Featuring @BrianOverby and @MNKahn      Analysis of S&P 500 from Michael Kahn with QuickTakesPro: S&P 500 (SPX) – SPX was at 2100.61, down 4.72 at the time of broadcast. Although ... more

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10 Foreign Dividend Small Cap Ideas

DividendYield posted on 05/08/15 at 12:41 PM

I read an interesting article during my daily research about UK dividend stocks. The article introduced some small cap UK stocks with a promising dividend future."Apart from a dividend growth strea... more

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The Best Guarantee To Get Dividends Over 100 Years

DividendYield posted on 05/07/15 at 08:43 AM

Dividends are important for investors because they pay down your investment and reduce risk. Growing dividends are good but only a small group of companies could grow their dividends year over year... more

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The Standup Desk Revolution Continues

bigdog posted on 05/07/15 at 08:34 AM

Did anyone else see this recent Fast Company article about schools installing standing desks for kids? It makes all the sense in the world that the latest wave in healthy work environments sho... more

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Inside Months and Dow Theory for May

TK All-Star posted on 05/06/15 at 11:12 AM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and Rob Smith did not have ownershi... more

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5 Best Dividend Champion By Fundamentals

DividendYield posted on 05/06/15 at 02:45 AM

Fundamental investors look for good investments via balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements as well. They run a screen over the market and get results which stocks look attracti... more

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Millennials: Are YOU Saving Towards Retirement?

bigdog posted on 05/05/15 at 04:53 PM

A new Bankrate survey confirms yet again that millennials are reluctant to invest in the stock market. Just 26% of respondents under age 30 said they owned stock in any form – about half the r... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $JPM

TK All-Star posted on 05/05/15 at 04:53 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby and @MNKahn                  Analysis of S&P 500 from Michael Kahn with QuickTakesPro: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 2100.65, do... more

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Capitalize on HBO

Big D posted on 05/05/15 at 08:30 AM

Hello Fellow Traders, With the recent surge in subscribers flocking to HBO now and even more people looking for an excuse to drop their large cable bills; I am looking to capitalize on this. HBO i... more

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Is “Sell in May, Go Away” Old News?

bigdog posted on 04/30/15 at 01:12 PM

We’ve just released the latest installment of the TradeKing client survey, in which we probed an old saying among investors and traders: “Sell in May, go away”. In today’s global, always-on marke... more

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