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Earnings Season Shows What to Buy for Dividends & Growth

April 25, 2019

Each quarter in the US, public companies enter earnings season. And much like the calendar seasons, companies in varied industries will show whether they are in bloom or not. We’re right in the thick of reporting season—this is the busiest week for earnings so far. At this point, 190 companies out of the 505 members inside the S&P 500 Index have turned in their report cards.

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Finding Opportunities Where Others See Trash

April 17, 2019

At Profitable Investing, I’m always looking for opportunities from markets that are developing and evolving beyond just the general stock market. And I am constantly consuming vast amounts of news, media and data to find the next new opportunity and the companies taking the lead for more growth and income.

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Stock Rewards & Risks

April 11, 2019

Stocks are up nearly 15% year to date, as tracked by the S&P 500 Index. That’s astonishing given that last year from the start to the top in September, the S&P 500 Index was up only 9.62%. So, what’s driving all of the buying?

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Growth & Dividend Income from the Unhealthy

April 4, 2019

The US is aging and becoming increasingly unhealthy. While that’s not a good mix for the citizens of one of the leading economies on the planet, it continues to drive profitability for total return investors investing in healthcare stocks.

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Playing Defense for Growth & Dividends

March 28, 2019

One of my core mechanisms for finding the best stocks for growth and dividends is to look at economic, market and social or political developments that will spur more demand for specific goods and services.

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Banks Are Back

March 21, 2019

Banks didn’t get the attention that they should have last year. By 2018, after a decade of punitive legislative and regulatory rules, banks were nearly strangled from doing even the simplest of things, including taking deposits and making loans.

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Get More from Banks than a Little Interest

March 14, 2019

The impact to bank stocks post 2008 through October 2016 was dire compared to the recovering general stock market.

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So Far, So Good for Dividends & Growth

March 7, 2019

The report card for key sectors of the stock market is telling of the flow of investment towards values now, with better prospects for the coming quarters. The S&P 500 Index is up 9.88%, or 10.32% with dividends. That’s good news—but it isn’t the best in the markets.

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Running for Great Dividends

February 28, 2019

The mini-bond is a type of security that Wall Street has done a terrible job of explaining, let alone pitching to investors.
But right now, with all of the stock market volatility and risk—do you need mini-bonds in your portfolio?

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High Yields from an Investment You’ve Never Heard About

February 20, 2019

The mini-bond is a type of security that Wall Street has done a terrible job of explaining, let alone pitching to investors.
But right now, with all of the stock market volatility and risk—do you need mini-bonds in your portfolio?

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