Jim Woods
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Editor-at-Large, Money Threats

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 complex world of investing.

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Recent Articles

Becton Dickson Tops 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 30, 2015, 2:05 pm EST – Among the bevy of big names enhancing their respective dividends are a medical instrument giant, a household name in food and meat production and paint and coatings manufacturer. More 

Long Model X Wait Doesn’t Do Tesla Stock Any Favors

Nov. 24, 2015, 12:18 pm EST – On Monday, the now-iconic zero-emissions carmaker announced a starting price of $81,200 for its base Model X sport-utility vehicle. Oh, and if you order one now you’re going to have to sit on your hands and wait for about a year. More 

Nike Tops 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 23, 2015, 10:05 am EST – This week’s big dividend stocks included an athletic shoe and apparel giant, a food distribution behemoth and a furniture maker/retailer. More 

Will ‘Green’ Engines Push Ford Stock Even Further Into the Black? (F)

Nov. 19, 2015, 1:20 pm EST – Ford (F) is on pace to sell some 1 million of its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine vehicles in 2015 - and it's not alone on the fuel-efficient front. More 

McDonald’s Leads 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 16, 2015, 12:50 pm EST – Last week we saw eight dividend stocks in restaurant, life insurance, homebuilder and other sectors increasing their dividend payouts. More 

Kraft Heinz Tops 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 9, 2015, 10:30 am EST – NVIDIA and Six Flags also got in on the dividend-raising action, rewarding their investors a little more this quarter. More 

Starbucks Tops 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 2, 2015, 11:41 am EST – Among the bevy of big name dividend stocks increasing payouts were an iconic coffee seller, several large-cap industrial dividend stocks, an insurance giant and two brokerage firms. More 

V.F. Corp Leads 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 26, 2015, 2:24 pm EST – Last week, we had a major clothing manufacturer, a large-cap tech stalwart and a pipeline giant all increase their payouts to shareholders. More 

Tesla Stock: TSLA Faces Supreme Challenge to Its Powerwall

Oct. 21, 2015, 1:42 pm EST – The appeal of Tesla Motors' (TSLA) Powerwall and Powerpack could be under fire from the Supreme Court and an obscure rule called Order 745. More 

International Paper Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 19, 2015, 11:05 am EST – Several big dividend stocks increased payouts, including a paper giant, a financial asset management firm and a big-name automotive firm. More