InvestorPlace » Charles Sizemore http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:47:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 The 5 Biggest Geopolitical Situations to Watch Right Now http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-biggest-geopolitical-situations-watch-right-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-biggest-geopolitical-situations-watch-right-now/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554588 Let’s take a look at the world’s major geopolitical situations today and handicap any potential investment risks. We'll also look for potential opportunities.

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Let’s take a look at the world’s major geopolitical situations today and handicap any potential investment risks. We'll also look for potential opportunities.

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iBillionaire – What Do Hedge Fund Geniuses Like Right Now? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-ibln-hedge-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-ibln-hedge-funds/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:55:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552975 iBillionaire's latest rebalancing reflects hedge funds' interest in consumer discretionaries and tech right now.

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iBillionaire's latest rebalancing reflects hedge funds' interest in consumer discretionaries and tech right now.

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Back-to-School Shopping: Who’s on Your Kid’s Backpack? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/back-to-school-backpacks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/back-to-school-backpacks/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:08:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552980 Demographics play a role in the surge of back-to-school buying -- kids buying up Hello Kitty and Transformers are part of the biggest birth year in U.S. history.

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Demographics play a role in the surge of back-to-school buying -- kids buying up Hello Kitty and Transformers are part of the biggest birth year in U.S. history.

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Russian Countersanctions – Are Your Stocks at Risk? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russian-countersanctions-stocks-xom-ddaif/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russian-countersanctions-stocks-xom-ddaif/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553332 Western sanctions and Russian countersanctions are creating an economic crossfire. What companies are caught in the middle?

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Western sanctions and Russian countersanctions are creating an economic crossfire. What companies are caught in the middle?

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French Government Collapses, French Stocks Rally. What Gives? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/french-stocks-ewq/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/french-stocks-ewq/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:24:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552903 French stocks have been quietly rallying throughout August, even as the French government collapses. What's next for the EWQ?

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French stocks have been quietly rallying throughout August, even as the French government collapses. What's next for the EWQ?

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Should Investors Drink Up These Alcohol Stocks? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alcohol-stocks-bourbon/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alcohol-stocks-bourbon/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:55:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551762 The bourbon boom has years to run; but what about bourbon stocks? For serious investors, there's only one real option.

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The bourbon boom has years to run; but what about bourbon stocks? For serious investors, there's only one real option.

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3 Dividend ETFs for Income AND Growth http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-dividend-etfs-dvy-vig-divi/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-dividend-etfs-dvy-vig-divi/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:28:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551119 Don't settle. If you're looking for dividend income, make sure your dividend ETF provides yield and quality companies.

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Don't settle. If you're looking for dividend income, make sure your dividend ETF provides yield and quality companies.

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How to Boost Your Retirement Savings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/retirement-savings-advice/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/retirement-savings-advice/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:39:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549777 Nearly one in three Americans have no savings for retirement. Here are a few tips to avoid being one of them.

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Nearly one in three Americans have no savings for retirement. Here are a few tips to avoid being one of them.

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Capex, Dividends and Buybacks – American Companies Are Spending Big http://investorplace.com/2014/08/capex-dividends-buybacks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/capex-dividends-buybacks/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:58:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549322 Companies are trying to be more shareholder-friendly, via dividends and buybacks ... but contrary to popular belief, they're also investing in the future.

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Companies are trying to be more shareholder-friendly, via dividends and buybacks ... but contrary to popular belief, they're also investing in the future.

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Dividend Stocks
How to Use Social Media to Support Your Advisory Business http://investorplace.com/2014/08/financial-advisors-twitter-stocktwits/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/financial-advisors-twitter-stocktwits/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:11:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=409765 Social media is becoming increasingly tethered with the financial world. Charles Sizemore discusses how Vestorly can help financial pros.

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Social media is becoming increasingly tethered with the financial world. Charles Sizemore discusses how Vestorly can help financial pros.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:FB Financial Advisor Center
KORS Stock Crushed After Crushing Earnings – What Gives? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/michael-kors-stock-earnings-report/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/michael-kors-stock-earnings-report/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:59:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546349 Great results, poor reception for Michael Kors, which is approaching the uncomfortable middle ground between momentum stock and value stock.

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Great results, poor reception for Michael Kors, which is approaching the uncomfortable middle ground between momentum stock and value stock.

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NYSE:KORS NYSE:COH OTCMKTS:LVMUY Stocks to Sell
Athena High Dividend ETF – An Unusual Path to Quality Income http://investorplace.com/2014/08/athena-high-dividend-etf-divi/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/athena-high-dividend-etf-divi/#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:15:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545131 The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks.

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The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks.

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Invest Like a Billionaire With the iBillionaire ETF http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-etf-ibln-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-etf-ibln-2/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:01:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545365 Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN).

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Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN).

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Luxury Stocks: The Bling Boom Goes Bust http://investorplace.com/2014/07/luxury-stocks-coh-kors-kanye/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/luxury-stocks-coh-kors-kanye/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:11:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543931 Americans still pay up for what they value--witness the boom in organic food--but preferences are shifting away from luxury stocks.

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Americans still pay up for what they value--witness the boom in organic food--but preferences are shifting away from luxury stocks.

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Lessons From the Past – Walmart Dividend Letter From 1985 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lessons-past-walmart-dividend-letter-1985/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lessons-past-walmart-dividend-letter-1985/#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:01:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543230 What an old Walmart shareholder letter can teach us about the benefits of avoiding short-term noise and focusing on long-term investing.

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What an old Walmart shareholder letter can teach us about the benefits of avoiding short-term noise and focusing on long-term investing.

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NYSE:WMT Financial Advisor Center
MTN Group – Buy This Africa Stock for Big Growth http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mtn-group-stocks-to-buy-mtnoy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mtn-group-stocks-to-buy-mtnoy/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:22:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539919 Get up to speed on MTN Group -- why you need to know about this fast-growing business in the world's hottest markets.

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Get up to speed on MTN Group -- why you need to know about this fast-growing business in the world's hottest markets.

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NYSE:VZ NYSE:T OTCMKTS:MTNOY Stocks to Buy
4 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/07/monthly-dividend-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/monthly-dividend-stocks/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:12:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=449215 Stocks that pay dividends each month are naturally some of the best picks, making these top monthly dividend stocks the cream of the high-yield crop.

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Stocks that pay dividends each month are naturally some of the best picks, making these top monthly dividend stocks the cream of the high-yield crop.

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NYSE:O NYSE:ITUB NYSE:ARCP NYSE:BBD NYSE:STB Dividend Stocks
Realty Income – More Proof That O Stock Is the Ultimate Retirement Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/07/realty-income-o-stock-dividends-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/realty-income-o-stock-dividends-retirement/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:10:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543124 Realty Income announced quarterly earnings, and it was business as usual for O stock: steady growth and high-quality portfolio additions.

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Realty Income announced quarterly earnings, and it was business as usual for O stock: steady growth and high-quality portfolio additions.

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FB Earnings Beat Estimates, Nears Saturation http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-earnings-zuckerberg/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-earnings-zuckerberg/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:43:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542919 Facebook earnings came in much better than expected. But FB's pool of potential new users is quickly shrinking.

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Facebook earnings came in much better than expected. But FB's pool of potential new users is quickly shrinking.

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NASDAQ:FB Stock Picks
Microsoft Earnings Are In – Nadella’s Turnaround Is Working http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-earnings-msft-stock-nadella/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-earnings-msft-stock-nadella/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:04:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542501 Microsoft earnings for the fourth quarter missed by a nickel, but Wall Street is focusing on a host of other positives from a leaner MSFT.

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Microsoft earnings for the fourth quarter missed by a nickel, but Wall Street is focusing on a host of other positives from a leaner MSFT.

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VIDEO: The Apple-IBM Partnership http://investorplace.com/2014/07/video-apple-ibm-partnership/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/video-apple-ibm-partnership/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:21:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540736 Apple and IBM are joining forces in enterprise: who wins and who loses?

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Apple and IBM are joining forces in enterprise: who wins and who loses?

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NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:GOOG NYSE:IBM NASDAQ:MSFT NASDAQ:BBRY Stocks to Buy
Stamp Out Reynolds American After the Lorillard Deal (RAI, LO) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lorillard-reynolds-american-rai-lo-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lorillard-reynolds-american-rai-lo-stock/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:41:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540509 M&A in industries suffering terminal decline makes sense ... sometimes. But the Lorillard buyout doesn't.

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M&A in industries suffering terminal decline makes sense ... sometimes. But the Lorillard buyout doesn't.

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Carlos Slim Must Split His Empire – What This Means for AMX, TEF http://investorplace.com/2014/07/carlos-slim-america-movil-amx-tef/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/carlos-slim-america-movil-amx-tef/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:49:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539749 Two of Mexico's biggest telecom names will have a vastly different landscape when Carlos Slim's America Movil is dismantled.

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Two of Mexico's biggest telecom names will have a vastly different landscape when Carlos Slim's America Movil is dismantled.

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NYSE:AMX NYSE:TEF.NYSE:TV NYSE:T NYSE:VZ Hot Stocks
Second-Quarter Earnings – What You Should Expect http://investorplace.com/2014/07/second-quarter-earnings-season/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/second-quarter-earnings-season/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:04:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539965 Second-quarter earnings season is underway. Expect more cost cutting, as well as more reliance on Europe and emerging markets for growth.

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Second-quarter earnings season is underway. Expect more cost cutting, as well as more reliance on Europe and emerging markets for growth.

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NYSE:WMT NYSE:AA Market Outlook
5 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy for Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-monthly-dividend-stocks-to-buy-for-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-monthly-dividend-stocks-to-buy-for-retirement/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:54:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539298 Your house, car, utility and phone payments are on a monthly cycle. With these monthly dividend stocks, your income will be, too.

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Your house, car, utility and phone payments are on a monthly cycle. With these monthly dividend stocks, your income will be, too.

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SABMiller – Right Now, The King of Beer Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sabmiller-sbmry/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sabmiller-sbmry/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:45:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538441 SABMiller is not a cheap stock. But its strong exposure to up-and-coming Africa makes it an attractive stock to buy and hold.

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SABMiller is not a cheap stock. But its strong exposure to up-and-coming Africa makes it an attractive stock to buy and hold.

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OTCMKTS:HEINY OTCMKTS:SBMRY NYSE:BUD NYSE:KO NYSE:DIS Stocks to Buy
Investing for Beginners – What You Should Read http://investorplace.com/2014/07/books-investing-for-beginners/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/books-investing-for-beginners/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:00:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538117 From how-tos to fictions, beginner investors can round out their education with these books and news sources.

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From how-tos to fictions, beginner investors can round out their education with these books and news sources.

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Financial Advisor Center
Review: Steve Forbes’ Money http://investorplace.com/2014/07/review-steve-forbes-money/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/review-steve-forbes-money/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:00:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537594 Steve Forbes Money is a thoughtful yet unapologetic defense of free markets -- a refreshing contrast in the post-bubble age.

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Steve Forbes Money is a thoughtful yet unapologetic defense of free markets -- a refreshing contrast in the post-bubble age.

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Market Insight: Financial Articles
The Fourth of July, Brought to You By … China? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fourth-of-july-china-american-flags/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fourth-of-july-china-american-flags/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:02:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536082 Global research firm Panjiva published a great infographic to ponder at your Fourth of July cookout concerning where your American flag might have come from.

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Global research firm Panjiva published a great infographic to ponder at your Fourth of July cookout concerning where your American flag might have come from.

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Weird Street
Constellation Brands Parties Through a Lousy Quarter for Wine (STZ) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/constellation-brands-earnings-stz-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/constellation-brands-earnings-stz-stock/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:30:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536955 Constellation Brands transformed itself from a stodgy winemaker to a profitable beer business last year, and it's showing up in STZ stock.

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Constellation Brands transformed itself from a stodgy winemaker to a profitable beer business last year, and it's showing up in STZ stock.

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NYSE:STZ OTCMKTS:HEINY OTCMKTS:SBMRY NYSE:BUD Hot Stocks
Big Tobacco – So Much for the Global Crutch http://investorplace.com/2014/07/big-tobacco-stocks-cigarette-ban/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/big-tobacco-stocks-cigarette-ban/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:02:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536079 Tobacco stocks' ace in the hole -- rising demand overseas to offset long-term decline in the developed world -- is looking less and less reliable.

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Tobacco stocks' ace in the hole -- rising demand overseas to offset long-term decline in the developed world -- is looking less and less reliable.

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MTN Group Looks For a Strong Finish to 2014 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mtn-group-looks-strong-finish-2014/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mtn-group-looks-strong-finish-2014/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:21:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536119 MTN Group posted modest returns in the first half of 2014, but is well positioned for a strong finish to the year.

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MTN Group posted modest returns in the first half of 2014, but is well positioned for a strong finish to the year.

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Worthless! Beware of Collecting Disguised as Investing http://investorplace.com/2014/06/collectibles-how-to-invest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/collectibles-how-to-invest/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:32:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534401 Investors have been falling prey to worthless collectibles for decades. Here's how to make sure you never do the same.

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Investors have been falling prey to worthless collectibles for decades. Here's how to make sure you never do the same.

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Dividend Stocks – Midyear Report Card http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dividend-stocks-nnn-o-rem-dvy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dividend-stocks-nnn-o-rem-dvy/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:54:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533442 2014 has been a boffo year for dividend stocks, as the Federal Reserve's policy can't help but stir interest in just about anything with reasonable income.

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2014 has been a boffo year for dividend stocks, as the Federal Reserve's policy can't help but stir interest in just about anything with reasonable income.

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Hate Germany’s Soccer Team, But Love These 3 German Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/06/german-stocks-bamxy-siegy-ddaif/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/german-stocks-bamxy-siegy-ddaif/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:35:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533830 Sure, Germany is about to become a bitter rival in this year's Word Cup. But Americans should look at German stocks with kinder eyes.

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Sure, Germany is about to become a bitter rival in this year's Word Cup. But Americans should look at German stocks with kinder eyes.

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BBRY Earnings: Not Horrific, But Nowhere Near Good http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bbry-earnings-blackberry-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bbry-earnings-blackberry-stock/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:32:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532872 BBRY released earnings that were much less bad that analysts expected. But BlackBerry has a long way to go before it's out of the woods.

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BBRY released earnings that were much less bad that analysts expected. But BlackBerry has a long way to go before it's out of the woods.

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Will Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ Revive Japan? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/third-arrow-japanese-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/third-arrow-japanese-stocks/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:41:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532201 Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk.

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Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk.

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Invest in Belize: Retirement Paradise or Real Estate Scam? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/invest-in-belize-retirement-paradise-real-estate-scam/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/invest-in-belize-retirement-paradise-real-estate-scam/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:03:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532028 Should you invest in Belize? Believe it or not, it's not an uncommon thing for retirees to consider. But it's awash in danger, so know what to look for.

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Should you invest in Belize? Believe it or not, it's not an uncommon thing for retirees to consider. But it's awash in danger, so know what to look for.

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4 U.S. Stocks Getting Boosted by the Eurozone Stimulus http://investorplace.com/2014/06/eurozone-stimulus-bullish-four-american-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/eurozone-stimulus-bullish-four-american-stocks/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:31:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531322 The ECB is opening the floodgate of eurozone stimulus, which will boost income stocks globally. Here are four U.S. stocks that will benefit.

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The ECB is opening the floodgate of eurozone stimulus, which will boost income stocks globally. Here are four U.S. stocks that will benefit.

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Buy Honeywell for a Stealth Play on Smart Homes http://investorplace.com/2014/06/honeywell-less-sexy-version-google-nest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/honeywell-less-sexy-version-google-nest/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:24:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530487 The leader in the budding smart home market is none other than stodgy, old industrial giant Honeywell.

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The leader in the budding smart home market is none other than stodgy, old industrial giant Honeywell.

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A 99% Dividend Yield? Yes, It Really IS Too Good to Be True http://investorplace.com/2014/06/whiting-usa-trust-whx-dividend-yield/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/whiting-usa-trust-whx-dividend-yield/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:49:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530425 Whiting USA Trust offers an almost 100% dividend yield ... and yet you're still guaranteed to lose out on the investment if you were to buy WHX right now.

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Whiting USA Trust offers an almost 100% dividend yield ... and yet you're still guaranteed to lose out on the investment if you were to buy WHX right now.

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RadioShack Is Beginning to Flirt With the Delisting Line http://investorplace.com/2014/06/radioshack-earnings-rsh-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/radioshack-earnings-rsh-stock/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:03:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529898 Will RadioShack stock be delisted? Not today, but RSH stock is probably getting booted, and soon. Here's why that matters so much.

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Will RadioShack stock be delisted? Not today, but RSH stock is probably getting booted, and soon. Here's why that matters so much.

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Microsoft vs. Sony – Who’s Winning the Video Game Console War? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/microsoft-sony-video-game-console-war/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/microsoft-sony-video-game-console-war/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:42:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529263 The video game console war is a fight between Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One: Who will emerge the victor?

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The video game console war is a fight between Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One: Who will emerge the victor?

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UnitedHealth Is a Dividend-Raising, Share-Repurchasing Machine http://investorplace.com/2014/06/unitedhealth-unh-stock-dividends/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/unitedhealth-unh-stock-dividends/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:20:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528788 You want shareholder-friendliness? UnitedHealth (UNH) is serial dividend raiser that also aggressively buys back its own stock.

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You want shareholder-friendliness? UnitedHealth (UNH) is serial dividend raiser that also aggressively buys back its own stock.

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The ECB Meeting: Expect the Unexpected http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ecb-meeting-expect-unexpected/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ecb-meeting-expect-unexpected/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:56:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=527074 The ECB meeting on Thursday promises to deliver surprises for investors in European stocks. Might Mario Draghi have a quantitative easing package in mind?

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The ECB meeting on Thursday promises to deliver surprises for investors in European stocks. Might Mario Draghi have a quantitative easing package in mind?

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Steve Ballmer’s Clippers Buyout Makes Social Media Stocks Look Cheap http://investorplace.com/2014/05/steve-ballmer-clippers-social-media-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/steve-ballmer-clippers-social-media-stocks/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 15:45:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=525061 Steve Ballmer must've just been looking for a vanity buy, because he grossly overpaid to take the Clippers off Donald Sterling's hands.

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Steve Ballmer must've just been looking for a vanity buy, because he grossly overpaid to take the Clippers off Donald Sterling's hands.

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Clash of the Financial Pundits – A Book That Needed to Be Written http://investorplace.com/2014/05/clash-of-the-financial-pundits/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/clash-of-the-financial-pundits/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 10:12:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=523947 The challenge today is not finding information, but rather filtering it. And that is where Josh Brown and Jeff Macke step in, bringing us "Clash of the Financial Pundits."

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The challenge today is not finding information, but rather filtering it. And that is where Josh Brown and Jeff Macke step in, bringing us "Clash of the Financial Pundits."

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Is the Michael Kors Brand Losing Its Mojo? http://investorplace.com/2014/05/michael-kors-brand-losing-mojo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/michael-kors-brand-losing-mojo/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 15:14:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=524193 Michael Kors had another great quarter, but the company is seeing growing pains. What does this mean for KORS stock?

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Michael Kors had another great quarter, but the company is seeing growing pains. What does this mean for KORS stock?

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AT&T Stock: Bad DirecTV Acquisition Won’t Hurt Dividend http://investorplace.com/2014/05/att-stock-dividend-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/att-stock-dividend-stock/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 15:19:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=520148 The DirecTV merger is a questionable business move, but here's a closer look at why the rock-solid AT&T dividend should be safe.

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The DirecTV merger is a questionable business move, but here's a closer look at why the rock-solid AT&T dividend should be safe.

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Reynolds American and Lorillard – A Merger to Ignore http://investorplace.com/2014/05/reynolds-american-rai-lorillard/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/reynolds-american-rai-lorillard/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 17:30:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=521720 Tobacco stocks Reynolds American (RAI) and Lorillard (LO) reportedly are closer to being joined at the hip, but there's not much in it to be excited about.

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Tobacco stocks Reynolds American (RAI) and Lorillard (LO) reportedly are closer to being joined at the hip, but there's not much in it to be excited about.

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