Dividend Investing

Bravo, Fed.It was a clever bit of acting this week by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her troupe of governors that would convince us a return to normal, higher rates is almost at hand.But by now income investors should recognize that backstage the Fed is clinging to low rates as the… Read More

It was the best of Apples, it was the worst of Apples—depending on what type of investor you are. At the same time a high-profile hedge fund manager was reducing his position in Apple during the second quarter of this year, legendary investor Warren Buffett was increasing his stake by 55%. Read More

Calling a company a “hero” for doing what it should be doing—investing for the future—seems odd. But after another quarter of declining productivity and business investment we know many companies aren’t spending for future growth.Those companies that do reinvest are being called “U.S. investment heroes” by many economists and investment… Read More

A trio of “old tech” companies reported quarterly earnings this week, which in the past would have drew yawns from stock market analysts. But with overseas investors fleeing the uncertainty of Europe and Asia for the relative security of the United States, many of these stocks have become de facto… Read More