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

FedEx Leads Pack of 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Jun. 20, 2014, 2:12 pm EDT – FedEx Leads the Pack of 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts. Medtronic, US Bancorp, John Wiley also deliver more cash. More 

What Tesla Learned From Google About China

Jun. 17, 2014, 1:48 pm EDT – Tesla is going to essentially give away its patents -- and that might be a move that Elon Musk needs when doing business in treacherous China. More 

Big Retail, Big Construction Lead 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Jun. 13, 2014, 2:13 pm EDT – Big retail companies BBY and TGT and big construction firm CAT lead nine dividend stocks increasing their payouts this week. More 

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