Weighing the Week Ahead: Is it Time to Worry About 2020?

The economic calendar is loaded with the most important reports. The four trading days are divided by a Wednesday holiday, meaning some extra days off for most. Normally the data would dominate the discussion. But many find the current story — steady growth, improved earnings, and lack of oomph in stocks—a boring one. This week’s […]

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The Quest for Yield (Part 3): Finding Dividends

Every investor should be interested in dividends.  This article describes how a dividend strategy fits into a total return portfolio with an emphasis on retirement needs.  It is the third installment of my "Yield Quest" series. My approach is a bit different from most authors emphasizing income investments.  I believe that fear has created an […]

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