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

3 Hot Chinese Dividend Stocks Offering Big Yields

Sep. 9, 2014, 10:27 am EDT – Want to own hot Chinese stocks, but also capture some big yields? You can have it both ways with these 3 red-hot Chinese dividend stocks. More 

Verizon Dials In Group of 6 Companies Increasing Dividends

Sep. 5, 2014, 1:47 pm EDT – Dow component Verizon (VZ) dialed up a stout increase in its quarterly dividend, as did five other dividend stocks increasing payouts. More 

Scotiabank, Harris Top Group of 8 Companies Increasing Dividends

Aug. 29, 2014, 2:05 pm EDT – The final week of summer was somewhat quiet in the markets, but still there were 8 companies increasing dividends before Labor Day, including Scotiabank, Harris Corp. and Westlake Chemical. More 

Hot Stocks – 3 Chinese Small Caps Worth Chasing

Aug. 28, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Chinese stocks are red-hot, and three of the hottest are small-cap stocks. Is now the time to chase these China winners? More 

Altria Leads Pack of 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Dividends

Aug. 25, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Tobacco giant Altria Group is atop the pack of eight dividend stocks increasing dividends, a pack that includes Brinker and Williams Cos. More 

Will Chinese Stocks Outperform for the Rest of the Year?

Aug. 20, 2014, 10:18 am EDT – Chinese stocks have more than tripled the performance of U.S. stocks over the past three months. Here are three reasons the boom times could continue. More 

BofA, CBS Lead 11 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 8, 2014, 2:13 pm EDT – This week’s bevy of dividend stocks increasing payouts contained two very familiar names. Stalwart banking icon Bank of America,and media giant CBS lead the a cadre of 11 companies boosting payouts. More 

Riding the Rails With 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 1, 2014, 2:09 pm EDT – Union Pacific, Crane and Valero top this week’s group of 10 companies increasing dividends. More 

Electric Cars and the 3 Biggest Speed Bumps for Tesla

Jul. 29, 2014, 9:06 am EDT – Tesla is the king of electric cars, but could threats from BMW, bargain electrics and hydrogen fuel-cell technology threaten its throne? More 

DuPont Paints Brighter Dividend – 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Jul. 25, 2014, 3:10 pm EDT – DuPont, Hershey and Nabors Industries top this week's list of 13 dividend stocks increasing payouts. Check out their new dividend yields and other info. More