6 Dividend Stocks Raising Dividends and Expectations
2 Dividend Stocks Building Future Yield and 10 Going Ex-Dividend in January
Driven by computers that cost more than the average person will earn in their lifetime the investment markets move at light speed. To keep pace hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors and multi-billion dollar money managers spend large sums of money on high-tech tools to give them an edge. So, what chance does a small individual investor have?
By many measures, 2010 was a great year for dividend growth stocks.From a valuation standpoint dividend stocks performed quite well, with many income portfolios outperforming the S&P 500. The down side to this is that great values are harder to find. However, that is not to say they aren’t still out there.
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.