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Wedbush Morgan Analyst Rates Activision (ATVI) Strong Buy- sets $45 price target (34% above current price)
Sandler O'Neill Analyst Recommends Sallie Mae (SLM)
Relational Investors, $6 billion fund acquires $1 billion in Home Depot and $500 million in Sovereign Bank
The company is not a dividend aristocrat but a dividend champion. In fact, this stock never crossed my radar, untill I found about the dividend champions list. The company has been increasing its dividends for the past 40 consecutive years. Over the past 10 years the stock has delivered an average total return of 7.20% annually to its loyal shareholders.
A smart way to protect yourself from rising gas prices is by hedging your annual usage using one ETF. A hedge is an investment that is taken out specifically to reduce or cancel out the risk in another investment. The ETF is UGA- United State Gasoline Fund L.P. It trades on the NYSE just like any other stock like Microsoft, IBM or Apple.
A good starting point for income investors is the S&P Dividend Aristocrats list, which features companies that have increased their annual dividend payments every year for more than 25 consecutive years. I have selected the 20 highest yielding stocks in the index, along with their ticker, P/E ratio, dividend yield and dividend payout ratio.
Brazil Posts posted Fastest First-Quarter Growth Since 1995.
There are plenty of stocks to choose from. There are more than 30 Brazilian companies with full American Depository Receipt (ADR) listings on the New York Stock Exchange, plus 40 to 50 more that are traded in the over-the-counter market. Here are a few attractive examples to consider.
Sovereign Wealth Funds Benefit from US Trade Deficit
With key countries in the world economy spiraling toward recession, and even India and China panicking about domestic inflation levels, there’s one country in particular that still seems to offer good value in its equities markets, thanks to an economic outlook that combines decent growth and only modest inflation.