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25 Of The Most Attractive Dividend Stocks

DividendYield posted on 08/30/14 at 07:46 AM

These are tough times for investors who look for cheap companies. The Dow and S&P 500 jump from high to high, but this boom is credit-driven; it's the result of the monetary easing policy of th... more

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Long Term Options on Bank Stocks

corbinb2 posted on 08/28/14 at 01:13 PM

With many of the major settlements over with or soon to be over with, I found this article interesting. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/big-us-banks-prepare-to-make-even-more-money-2014-08-27 Re... more

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Eye-Openin’ Financial Reads

bigdog posted on 08/28/14 at 12:03 PM

The “dog days” of August are a great time to catch up on reading. Here’s my selection of financial reads that may open your eyes up to some new ways of seeing the markets:  Stock prices can go ... more

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Higher Yielding Stocks With A Cheap EV/EBITDA Ratio And Low Debt Figures

DividendYield posted on 08/28/14 at 03:22 AM

While I made my daily research on several stock market screeners, one question came deeply into my mind. When the markets are so expensive, who are the cheapest stocks, not by P/E but in terms of c... more

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Jump in MIK is No Surprise?

corbinb2 posted on 08/27/14 at 10:54 AM

With a street-beating earnings report, The Michaels Companies, Inc (MIK) shares jumped this morning in response. However, if you use 'inside bars' as a trading indicator the signs seem to have been... more

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CorbinB2 Returns!

corbinb2 posted on 08/26/14 at 06:39 PM

Hello Again All! Some of you may remember me and some may not. It has been an 'interesting time' since I was last active on here, but ready to jump into the pool and move forward. Catching up on r... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, SLB

TK All-Star posted on 08/26/14 at 05:03 PM

Recap for Tuesday, August 26th 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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The Secret to Amazing Service? It’s The Power of One.

bigdog posted on 08/26/14 at 12:25 PM

My colleague Nicole Wachs shared this great post with me by Wade Burgess, LinkedIn’s VP of Sales: Why a Handwritten Note and a Personal Touch Works Better Than a Loyalty Program. Burgess desc... more

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List Of The Latest Dividend Growth Stocks

DividendYield posted on 08/24/14 at 08:56 AM

Altria was the most popular stock with dividend growth. The company hiked dividends by 8.33 percent and the new yield grows to the old 5 percent range.I like tobacco stocks but for the time being t... more

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The 9 Most Cheapstest Stocks On The Market

DividendYield posted on 08/22/14 at 02:15 PM

I know how hard it is to find real investment opportunities. I personally bought some insurance stocks in the past because those are relatively cheap valuated and they offer a little upside with ri... more

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3 Dividend Kings From The U.K. I Love To Buy

DividendYield posted on 08/21/14 at 09:59 AM

As you might know, I love stocks that increase dividends, not because I'm an event driven investor, but because I love it to see that the company has a good running operational business and wants t... more

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Are you “Shockingly Terrible” at Investing?

bigdog posted on 08/21/14 at 09:45 AM

The next time you’re freaking out at the market’s gyrations and your sell finger starts to get really itchy, remember: that momentary urge can relieve your panic and might “protect” you in the ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, OXY

TK All-Star posted on 08/19/14 at 04:57 PM

Recap for Tuesday, August 19th 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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Hidden in Plain Sight - Reading Between the Lines of Company News

bigdog posted on 08/19/14 at 01:22 PM

Ever slogged your way through a company’s 10-K report and wondered, “Why do they need to write this in such needlessly complex language?” Turns out, your suspicions may be correct - bad finan... more

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Warren Buffett Buys These 13 Stocks in Q2/2014

DividendYield posted on 08/18/14 at 09:49 AM

Warren Buffett is one of the most trusted investors in the world. Recently, he came out with his 13F Filling which informs about the recent investment activity. I studied Warren's latest buys and s... more

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Stock Market Lingo & The Language of Money

bigdog posted on 08/14/14 at 04:33 PM

Did you see this New Yorker article about the language of money? It’s a fascinating exploration of some of the buzzwords tossed around during the latest financial crisis - and how many of tho... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, NEM

TK All-Star posted on 08/12/14 at 04:06 PM

Recap for Tuesday, August 12th 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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Inside Weeks - Another Dip or a Correction?

TK All-Star posted on 08/12/14 at 02:58 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 the third-party content provider did... more

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August is the Time to De-clutter Your Finances

bigdog posted on 08/12/14 at 10:22 AM

We’re back in the dog days of August, folks. How will you spend this traditionally slow summer month? August is actually a great time to tackle tasks that never quite fall off the priority list... more

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45 Top Dividend Grower Of The Past Week...but who is the best stock?

DividendYield posted on 08/10/14 at 03:52 AM

Below are the latest dividend grower of the recent week. In total, 45 companies raised their dividend payment and 30 firms announced a share buyback program.The biggest dividend hike came from CF I... more

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