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How to pick winning dividend stocks: Lessons from Apple and Coke

How to pick winning dividend stocks: Lessons from Apple and Coke The company has increased its dividend in each and every year over the last 53 consecutive years (Photo: Seth Perlman, AP) Statistical studies have proven that investing in dividend stocks can be a powerful strategy for superior returns over the long term. Continue reading […]

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The S&P 500 May Be Warning Us About Large-Cap Stocks

The S&P 500 May Be Warning Us About Large-Cap Stocks It turns out that the strong performance of the top 50 or so stocks (as measured by market cap) was overwhelming the mediocre and even bad performance of the remaining 450 stocks. We all know how that ended. Not counting dividends, over the course of […]

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Not All Dividend Stocks Are Created Equal

Not All Dividend Stocks Are Created Equal The oil shock’s hit to the Canadian economy may be front-loaded toward the first half of the year, but as the latest earnings season shows the resource space is still taking it on the chin. At this point, nearly 82% of the 242 companies on the S&P/TSX … […]

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10 Stocks Or Funds To Have For The Next 10 Years – Part 2 Of 3

10 Stocks Or Funds To Have For The Next 10 Years – Part 2 Of 3 The next ten years will see a dramatic rise in the global middle class, more baby boomers retiring, technology advancing more into the “smart” home and office with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Everything (IoE), […]

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How to Pick Winning Dividend Stocks: Lessons From Apple and Coca-Cola

How to Pick Winning Dividend Stocks: Lessons From Apple and Coca-Cola Statistical studies have proven that investing in dividend stocks can be a powerful strategy for superior returns over the long term. Relying on examples from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), let’s take a look at the key factors to keep in mind … Continue […]

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Should you Invest in stocks, ETFs or mutual funds?

Should you Invest in stocks, ETFs or mutual funds? New investors may think that certain investment products, such as mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, are just steppingstones on the way to the big boys of investing, stocks. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Most investors use a portfolio of … Continue reading at csmonitor.com […]

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Earnings Performance By Sector – Consumer Stocks Struggle

Earnings Performance By Sector – Consumer Stocks Struggle Remember, the “earnings reaction day” is the first trading day after a stock reports earnings. For a stock that reports after the close, its “earnings reaction day” is the following trading day. For a stock that reports before the open, its “earnings … Continue reading at seekingalpha.com […]

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How China’s reforms could benefit stocks and Canada’s housing market

How China’s reforms could benefit stocks and Canada’s housing market Reform is in the air in China, and with it comes opportunity for investors. So far this year, markets have focused on the troubling news coming out of China, specifically slower-than-expected economic growth, its volatile stock markets and its worst export … Continue reading at […]

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