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

Gourmet Coffee, Gourmet Foods Top 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 10, 2014, 6:00 am EST – Earnings season is winding down, but there was no shortage of high-profile dividend stocks increasing payouts this week, including Starbucks and Whole Foods. More 

Tesla Earnings Q3 Preview

Nov. 4, 2014, 9:28 am EST – After the closing bell on Wednesday, Nov. 5, Tesla is slated to release earnings for the third quarter. Interestingly, analysts’ estimates are all over the place on whether Tesla will report a profit, or whether Q3 will be a loser. More 

Insurance, Oil, and Casinos — 11 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 31, 2014, 11:41 am EST – 11 dividend stocks boosted their shareholder payouts and increased their dividend yield this week, including AFL, BP and WYNN. More 

Alibaba Earnings: Will the Magic Carpet Keep Flying High?

Oct. 30, 2014, 12:15 pm EST – How Alibaba earnings come in next week will help determine if BABA stock can keep flying high. More 

Oil Services, Homes, Credit Cards Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 27, 2014, 6:00 am EST – Halliburton, PulteGroup, Visa boost shareholder payouts, along with 11 other dividend stocks upping their respective dividend yields. More 

F Stock: Will Ford Earnings Get the Automaker’s Shares Revving?

Oct. 23, 2014, 8:42 am EST – Ford Motor Company (F) is about to release earnings, and F stock holders are hoping that things look a little better under the fiscal hood in Q3. More 

GM Earnings Preview: Just Don’t Slip!

Oct. 22, 2014, 8:06 am EST – If you’ve owned General Motors (GM) stock anytime this year, then you’re hoping for a good Q3 earnings report come Thursday morning. More 

Goldman Sachs Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 17, 2014, 12:35 pm EST – Goldman Sachs increased its quarterly dividend, along with seven other names that moved to boost payouts and increase their dividend yield. More 

AAPL: Will Apple Earnings Be Plump and Sweet?

Oct. 17, 2014, 8:36 am EST – What should we expect to see from Apple (AAPL) when it reports Q4 results? We discuss what investors should be looking for Monday. More 

Is Fiat Chrysler a Buy?

Oct. 14, 2014, 9:25 am EST – Monday was a milestone day for Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), as it marked the first time the shares were publicly traded on a US exchange since 2007. Should you own this auto stock? More