Why Investors Should Consider Dividend Aristocrats Dividend aristocrats, companies that have hiked their distributions for at least 25 years, are back in fashion—and for good reason. Stocks entered 2022 on a tear, with the S&P 500 hitting a new record.
Natural Gas Trading at Equivalent of $500/Barrel Oil prices have been the talk of the town since the start of this year. At $91.64 per barrel, the price of West Texas Intermediate oil is up by 22% since the start.
S&P 500 & Nasdaq Tumble Into Bear-Market Territory There hasn’t been much to celebrate on Wall Street in 2022. It didn’t start out that way, though. The S&P 500 rallied by an impressive 26.9% in 2021 and enjoyed 70 record.
Looking for Dividend Growth in 2021? Read This Every income investor wants to collect rising dividends, but due to the extraordinary economic environment last year, many companies simply couldn’t deliver. In fact, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, most.
Here’s the Industry’s Dirty Little Secret About IPOs In the past few weeks, I’ve received a number of questions from readers that go along the lines of this: “Rob, my buddy made a killing on a recent initial public offering..
Value Stocks Are Absurdly Cheap Right Now For years, exciting tech names have outperformed value stocks. But that could be about to change. One of the country’s largest value investment companies recently closed its doors. It plans to wind down.
Understanding the New “Winner-Take-All” System Everyone loves an underdog story: David versus Goliath, the Rebels versus the Empire, the little guy versus the corporate behemoth. But an unsettling new reality in American capitalism today has started to rig the odds.
Why the Stock Market Is Soaring Despite COVID-19, Recession In the past few weeks, I’ve received a number of e-mails along the lines of: “Rob, the global economy is on the verge of a depression. Millions of people remain unemployed,.
A Bad Economy = A Great Time to Be Investing in Stocks The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report on the state of the U.S. jobs market. And the numbers look even worse than some economists had expected..
Is It a Good Idea to Be Buying Stocks at All-Time Highs? The other day, a subscriber sent me a good question about buying stocks at new highs: “Rob, I feel like I missed the boat. Stocks keep hitting record.