4 High Yield Dividend ETFs.

Thanks in part to the market crash in 2008, investors have rediscovered the importance of dividends. Dividends are also important in times of high volatility – like we are experiencing these days – because they help to smooth out the bumps and make for a smoother ride. Here are 4 high yield dividend ETFs that [...]

6 Ways Dividends Are Important.

Dividends are an important part of investing – especially if you are an income or value investor. Investing for income is all about dividend yield, but dividends have many other virtues – even if generating income from your investments isn’t of paramount concern.

Dividends are a large part of a stock’s overall return. In fact, dividends [...]

Is Cramer Describing Why Fundamentals Win Out in the Stock Market?

I wondered on to this article at MSN Money by Jim Cramer (yes, that Jim Cramer) that I found interesting.

The article is titled This is a loser’s market, which is I think he means to be controversial, but it’s what he says below the fold that I find interesting:

Suddenly, people can’t get enough [...]

Large Cap Stocks Poised for Growth? Is this 1983 All Over Again?

I just read this Morningstar article, titled 1983 Revisited that I thought I’d share. The author makes the case for large cap stocks by drawing a number of comparisons to the early 1980’s and 2008-2010, and what happened from 1983-1987.

By now, the parallels to the early 80’s are seemingly everywhere. Mostly by way of comparing [...]

3 Structured CDs With Big Potential.

Structured CDs (Certificates of Deposit) offer some upside under certain market conditions of environments where traditional CDs only offer safety of principal. In a general sense, the value of a structured CD is based on some underlying asset. This is usually done by the use of some kind of index to track that asset. Here [...]

Investor Psychology: Overconfidence And Your Portfolio (VIDEO)

What does a Finnish military exam have to do with investing? Watch the video of
Nick Barberis, professor of finance at Yale University, explaining the link as it relates to overconfidence in investing.

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