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35 Companies To Pay More Cash For Its Owners

DividendYield posted on 10/18/14 at 09:13 AM

The markets drive into panic while volatility is rising. Did you buy some stocks during the small sell-off?I did but only one micro position. I still believe that the markets are too expensive and ... more

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Readers & Thinkers: The 2014 Nobel Prize In Economics

TK All-Star posted on 10/16/14 at 04:07 PM

Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2014 was announced October 13, 2014. It went to Jean Tirole. Tirole is 61 years old, born in France and Scientific Director at the... more

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Unemployment is Finally Below 6%. Now What?

bigdog posted on 10/15/14 at 09:55 AM

The latest stats are in, and U.S. unemployment has officially dropped below 6%. Should traders be shouting “hurrah” - or not rushing to quick judgment? It seems like every news account of this ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, SCHW

TK All-Star posted on 10/14/14 at 05:01 PM

Recap for Tuesday, October 14th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&a... more

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#NoSadTraders - Marketwatch vs. the NYSE

bigdog posted on 10/13/14 at 03:39 PM

Have you been following Marketwatch’s recent decision to ban all photos of NYSE floor traders on their website? Their argument: the reactions of NYSE floor traders might make for great theate... more

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Pattern Day Trader Petition

Rogue posted on 10/12/14 at 07:22 PM

I am trying my hardest to get this petition up and running. I think its wrong and I think it puts traders more at risk. Please help me spread the word. I am not normally a social media butterfly, b... more

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These 12 Stocks Pay More Money To Shareholders

DividendYield posted on 10/12/14 at 11:27 AM

The week comes to an end and I like to show you the latest dividend grower and share buyback companies in this article.It was also a hard week for short-term orientated investors because volatility... more

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Knowing When to Say No

bigdog posted on 10/10/14 at 11:42 AM

Did anyone else read the recent Fast Company article, The Many, Many Things You Should Say No to at Work by David Zax? I found it fascinating for several reasons, including how its arguments ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, PCLN

TK All-Star posted on 10/07/14 at 05:27 PM

Recap for Tuesday, October 7th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today!   Analysis of S&a... more

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7 Top Dividend Growth And Share Buyback Stocks Of The Week

DividendYield posted on 10/07/14 at 01:25 PM

As you might have noticed, my blog covers dividend growth stocks and companies with fresh stock buyback announcements.It's not a real investment strategy but both are activities for investors.You c... more

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Trading Alibaba (BABA) And Its Options

bigdog posted on 10/06/14 at 02:02 PM

If you’re among the Alibaba-watchers (BABA) out there, I wanted to point your attention to our own Brian Overby and his excellent post Trading Alibaba (BABA) Options: What You Need to Know. Q... more

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Warren Buffett Buys An Auto Dealer - Here Are 5 Top Dividend Paying Alternatives From The Industry

DividendYield posted on 10/05/14 at 03:24 AM

Yesterday, news jumped into the market: The oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett the mastermind behind the investment holding Berkshire Hathaway, bought an auto dealer. What - Auto and Dealer?Yes, Buffe... more

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10 Stocks With The Highest Share Buyback Volume In 2014

DividendYield posted on 10/03/14 at 12:30 PM

I'm a big fan of dividend growth but I also like stocks that buy back own shares. By reducing its own outstanding shares, earnings per share could get a boot.It's the highest shareholder friendly a... more

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Where Real Investing & Fantasy Football Converge

bigdog posted on 10/02/14 at 09:28 AM

It’s football time again - hurrah! Many would say that football replaced baseball as “America’s sport” some time ago. For me, college ball is where I focus most of my personal attention. I lo... more

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Inside Months to Start the Fourth Quarter

TK All-Star posted on 10/01/14 at 01:31 PM

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 ownership gre... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, T

TK All-Star posted on 10/01/14 at 10:21 AM

Recap for Tuesday, September 30th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today!   Analysis of S&a... more

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3 Fairly Priced High-Margin Stocks Warren Buffett Would Like

DividendYield posted on 10/01/14 at 03:35 AM

Everybody wants to make money, big money over the long-haul. You put money into a stock and get twice of this amount back in 10 years. That's great and I have often invested into stocks that double... more

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Should Bulls Be Bothered By Bears?

bigdog posted on 09/29/14 at 03:42 PM

I’ve been seeing much ado in the financial media lately about bearish signs, from the recent Russell 2000 sell-off of small-cap stocks, to the so-called “death cross.” This dramatically named... more

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26 Top Dividend Growth And Share Buyback Stocks Of The Past Week

DividendYield posted on 09/28/14 at 02:12 AM

Today I've compiled the latest dividend growth stocks and share buyback announcements. Twelve companies have released a share buyback program but only Lockheed Martin was the company with significa... more

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Trading Alibaba (BABA) Options: What You Need to Know.

optionsguy posted on 09/25/14 at 03:45 PM

TradeKing’s Brian Overby outlines key points for traders interested in options contracts on Alibaba Group, which are scheduled to begin trading Monday, September 29th. Alibaba Equity IPO As any m... more

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