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Warren Buffett’s Top 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2015

By Monday, August 10, 2015
Invest Like a Billionaire To find the best dividend-paying stocks in 2015, it might be a good idea to see what the 20th century’s greatest investor is holding… Warren Buffett: World’s Wealthiest Investor Forbes just released its 2015 ranking of the world’s wealthiest 500 people. For Wall Street, the most interesting ones are those investors who have figured out the Street. At #85 is Abigail Johnson ($13.4 billion); #31 is Carl Icahn ($23.5 .

Dividend-Paying Stocks: Why They’ll Trump the NASDAQ This Year

By Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Dividend Paying StocksIn case you’re wondering, yes, dividend-paying stocks are still a must for today’s investor. With Dow Jones Industrials, the S&P 500, and the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index flat on the year, dividend-paying stocks continue to be a portfolio necessity. What has developed this year is market leadership from the NASDAQ 100; a group of large-cap technology stocks with one very big problem—overvaluation. While there are some great names among .

6 Best Dividend-Paying Stocks to Watch in this Market

By Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Dividend-Paying StocksThis is a tough market. So why is it worth considering some of the best dividend-paying stocks at a time when the market is at its high? Well, for starters, it’s very difficult in a super-low interest rate environment to generate a rate of return greater than inflation. Some stocks offer this in the form of dividends. And for a market already at its high with earnings growth taking a .

Dividend-Paying Stocks: Two Companies to Beat the Risks

By Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Dividend-Paying StocksRealistically, for a stock market that’s already gone up with big sovereign debt problems in most Western economies, as well as an upcoming change in the interest rate cycle, dividend-paying stocks may be the only returns available from equities. I find it difficult to envision capital gains from the broader market near-term. A lot will depend on corporate earnings. So far, they haven’t been great. And it’s not just the .

3 Dividend Stocks Yielding Over 13%

By Thursday, July 2, 2015
Top 3 Dividend StocksShould you have high dividend-yielding stocks in your investing portfolio? Issues in Greece have turned the markets red and show how vulnerable the global stock market is-and by extension, your retirement portfolio. To help stomach ongoing market volatility, many investors like to include a number of solid dividend-yielding stocks in their portfolio. Whether the markets are going up, down, or sideways, dividends can provide you with a steady income stream. .

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Top 3 Dividend Stock Picks

By Thursday, June 25, 2015
Dividend Stock PicksWarren Buffett loves dividends stocks. While his own Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE/BRK-A) does not pay any distributions, some of his largest positions are among the best dividend-paying stocks in the market. But at over $200,000 apiece, one Class A share of Berkshire Hathaway stock is out of reach for most of investors. But by going through individual names in Buffett’s holdings, we can pick his top dividend names for our .

Top 3 Dividend Stocks for July

By Thursday, June 25, 2015
Dividend StocksWhat’s the one thing we know about dividend-yielding stocks? Over the long-run, they outperform their non-dividend-paying peers. This is true even more so when you take advantage of their dividend reinvestment programs (DRIP) and direct stock purchase plans (DSPP). And with tension in Greece mounting, geopolitical tensions simmering in the Middle East, and the Federal Reserve on the verge of raising interest rates, dividend-yielding stocks with a history of providing .

Best 3 Dividend-Paying Stocks to Watch this Week

By Monday, June 1, 2015
Best 3 Dividend-Paying StocksWhile it’s no longer earnings season, plenty of good dividend-paying stocks will soon report their numbers. In this environment, with the stock market having already gone up and monetary stimulus on the decline, individual stock selection becomes absolutely key. I think it’s very fair to expect little in the way of a tailwind from the broader market this year. Dividend-Paying Stocks with Capital Gains Potential I’m still a fan of .

Two Best Dividend-Paying Stocks for June 2015

By Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Best Dividend-Paying StocksThe stock market may still be trading off the Federal Reserve, but with a market right at its high, the best dividend-paying stocks can help mitigate investment risk. Because the monetary stimulus has been so significant for a number of years now, stocks never really experienced a material price correction. This can be a healthy development in a bull market. Even if the next interest rate hike is pushed out .

Dividend-Paying Stocks: Why They’re an Integral Part of Your Portfolio

By Friday, May 22, 2015
Dividend-Paying StocksIn my previous commentary, I talked about high-flying IPOs like Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE/SHAK) and their vulnerability to the downside. Now I’m going to swing to the other end of the investment spectrum with the dividend-paying stocks that tend to deliver consistent results and pay a dividend over the long term. Here you are not going to find the momentum trades, but stocks that actually trade at reasonable multiples to .
Sep. 2, 2015
Trailing 12-month EPS for Dow Jones companies (Most Recent Quarter) $1014.15
Trailing 12-month Price/earnings multiple (Most Recent Quarter)

17.44

Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend Yield 2.71%
10-year U.S. Treasury Yield 2.14%

Immediate term outlook:
The bear market rally in stocks that started in March 2009, extended because of unprecedented central bank money printing, is coming to an end. Gold bullion is up $1,000 an ounce since we first recommended it in 2002 and we are still bullish on the physical metal.

Short-to-medium term outlook:
World economies are entering their slowest growth period since 2009. The Chinese economy grew last year at its slowest pace in 24 years. Japan is in recession. The eurozone is in depression. With almost half the S&P 500 companies deriving revenue outside the U.S., slower world economic growth will negatively impact revenue and earnings growth of American companies. Domestically, America’s gross domestic product grew by only a meager 2.3% in the second quarter, which will negatively impact an already overpriced equity market.

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