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

Avago Chips In – 5 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Jun. 6, 2014, 3:24 pm EDT – This week’s small palette of dividend stocks increasing payouts (and dividend yields) should still appeal to the income crowd. More 

3 Railroad Stocks That Are Anything but Nostalgia

May. 29, 2014, 3:44 pm EDT – Railroad stocks are riding to new all-time highs, but which railroad stocks are likely to keep riding conditions in the sector higher? Here are three of my favorites. More 

3 Chinese Mobile E-Commerce Stocks to Buy

May. 20, 2014, 11:21 am EDT – China's e-commerce, and in particular mobile e-commerce, is booming. Here are three stocks to take advantage of the China e-commerce booms. More 

3 Champion Tech Stocks That Will Make a Comeback

May. 14, 2014, 2:51 pm EDT – The selling in some of the biggest bellwether tech stocks of the past several years is your opportunity to buy these three stalwarts at a discount. More 

Bottom-Fishers in Groupon Stock Will Get Pummeled

May. 7, 2014, 2:44 pm EDT – Groupon stock plummeted Wednesday after wider-than-expected Q1 loss, and the road ahead doesn't look any better More 

3 Important Earnings Reports to Watch This Week

May. 6, 2014, 12:25 pm EDT – Investors should keep a close eye on the earnings reports of Tesla (TSLA), Kate Spade (KATE) and Ctrip.com (CTRP) this week, because big moves could follow. More 

Apple: AAPL Stock WILL Reach $700

May. 6, 2014, 8:32 am EDT – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) just cleared $600, and it's likelier than not that AAPL stock will eventually hit the $700 mark. A big stock split, strong earnings and new products will lead the charge. More 

Ford Changes Drivers, GM Shrugs Recalls as April Sales Impress

May. 2, 2014, 3:34 pm EDT – There’s big news steering the US auto industry, and the biggest was from Ford and its announcement of a change in the driver’s seat. More 

Amazon: The Song Remains the Same

Apr. 25, 2014, 2:13 pm EDT – Amazon (AMZN) stock was getting pounded on Friday thanks mostly to worries about its Q2 earnings guidance. Silly Wall Street: Amazon isn't about earnings. More 

3 Down-But-Not-Out Dow Jones Stocks to Buy

Apr. 25, 2014, 8:41 am EDT – The worst Dow Jones stocks so far in 2014 have traditionally been strong winners. So while DJIA components V, BA, GS are down in 2014, they aren't out. More