It is a great time of year! The Christmas music, decorations, family gatherings, holiday plays and stock picks. Stock picks? Yes, ’tis the season for stock predictions! Virtually every financial writer will pen an article selecting his or her top picks for the upcoming year. I enjoy reading them and the logic behind the picks.
Choppy markets have sent dividend yields to “unbelievably high” levels, says Jim Nelson. This makes today a great time to start income investing. Jim says Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS:A/RDS.B) and BP (NYSE:BP) are two cash-rich companies with consistent dividend payments and “absurdly” high yields right now.