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

Is the Party Over for Good in Macau?

Oct. 6, 2015, 10:22 am EST – It's hard to find VIP gamers living it up in the palatial Macau casinos. That’s not good for Macau, and it’s not good for casino stocks. More 

Will China’s Debt Crisis Cause a Global Recession?

Oct. 6, 2015, 10:21 am EST – Investors in Chinese stocks should worry about GDP projections, sure, but the bigger issue is China's total debt. More 

6 Dividend Stocks Giving More to Shareholders

Oct. 5, 2015, 2:58 pm EST – Recently, six dividend stocks, including Lockheed Martin, Accenture and Nordstrom, all made their shareholders smile. More 

The Tesla Model X Is Crazy, Sexy, Cool (TSLA)

Sep. 30, 2015, 8:43 am EST – On Tuesday night, Tesla Motors' Elon Musk made a big splash with the official unveil of the Model X crossover SUV. TSLA shareholders should be giddy. More 

United Technologies Hits a Chinese Air Pocket

Sep. 25, 2015, 10:35 am EST – On Thursday, UTX hit another new 52-week low, dragging down its year-to-date performance to a loss of nearly 25%, and China is to blame. More 

Microsoft Tops 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Sep. 21, 2015, 3:01 pm EST – Among the most prominent dividend stocks increasing payouts were big software, big tobacco and big semiconductors. Here are seven dividend stocks increasing payouts. More 

TSLA Stock – The Top 5 Threats to Tesla Motors

Sep. 16, 2015, 8:27 am EST – I love Tesla Motors (TSLA), but when Porsche unveiled its all-electric concept car, the Mission E, it captured my attention as a threat to TSLA stock. More 

Verizon Tops 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Sep. 14, 2015, 2:47 pm EST – Dividend stocks continue to deliver, and here are six leading the pack of dividend stocks increasing payouts over the past two weeks. More 

Apple Car 50%-60% Likely, 100% Insignificant (AAPL)

Sep. 2, 2015, 2:59 pm EST – AAPL stock analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray recently wrote, “We believe a car from Apple is further away than some people think (closer to 10 years away than 5 years)... More 

Royal Bank of Canada Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 31, 2015, 10:06 am EST – This week, two Canadian financial institutions were among the batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts. There were also a handful of homegrown U.S. companies that moved to increase their respective dividends, including a timber giant, a communications stalwart and a big shipping firm. More