Jim Woods
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Editor-at-Large, The Wealth Shield

Jim Woods has covered the economy and stocks for nearly two decades. His varied experience as a financial journalist, stockbroker and money manager provides him with unique insights into the often complex world of investing.

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Recent Articles

Northrop, Viacom Top 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

May. 22, 2015, 2:31 pm EDT – Amid the new highs this week was another strong pack of dividend stocks boosting shareholder value by increasing their quarterly payouts. More 

Credit Cards Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

May. 19, 2015, 1:03 pm EDT – Among the bevy of dividend stocks increasing payouts last week were reps from big financial, big consumer products and big airlines. More 

Credit Cards Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

May. 18, 2015, 10:49 am EDT – Among the bevy of dividend stocks increasing payouts last week were reps from big financial, big consumer products and big airlines. More 

PepsiCo Tops Off 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

May. 11, 2015, 9:16 am EDT – Pepsi and seven other companies boosted their dividends last week. Here's a look at the dividend stocks increasing payouts. More 

Alibaba Stock Needs Some Magic to Fly Again (BABA)

May. 5, 2015, 2:04 pm EDT – Alibaba stock has had a rough time in 2015. Can the upcoming earnings report erase recent missteps from BABA? More 

Apple Tops 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

May. 1, 2015, 2:55 pm EDT – Many of the markets most storied companies reported results this week, and as for dividend stocks increasing payouts, it was the biggest week in terms of marquee names that we’ve seen this year. More 

Consumer Giants Top 18 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Apr. 27, 2015, 10:59 am EDT – Many of the market’s biggest companies reported earnings last week, and 18 dividend stocks, including JNJ, PG and TRV increased payouts. More 

Tesla Stock: Never a Dull Moment (TSLA)

Apr. 24, 2015, 9:44 am EDT – When you own/follow Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock, there’s never a dull moment. And the most recent chapters in the ongoing drama have given Tesla stock lovers and haters alike reason to thump their chests. More 

Banks, Autos, Trains Top 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Apr. 17, 2015, 3:01 pm EDT – This week's batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts include Goldman Sachs, General Motors, CSX, as well as seven other dividend stocks. More 

Top 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Apr. 14, 2015, 4:22 pm EDT – Income investors are hoping to squeeze out more financial juice from their favorite holdings, and this week a solid group of dividend stocks gave income players what they crave -- a bigger slice of the dividend pie. More