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

McDonald’s Leads 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 16, 2015, 12:50 pm EST – Last week we saw eight dividend stocks in restaurant, life insurance, homebuilder and other sectors increasing their dividend payouts. More 

Kraft Heinz Tops 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 9, 2015, 10:30 am EST – NVIDIA and Six Flags also got in on the dividend-raising action, rewarding their investors a little more this quarter. More 

Starbucks Tops 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Nov. 2, 2015, 11:41 am EST – Among the bevy of big name dividend stocks increasing payouts were an iconic coffee seller, several large-cap industrial dividend stocks, an insurance giant and two brokerage firms. More 

V.F. Corp Leads 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 26, 2015, 2:24 pm EST – Last week, we had a major clothing manufacturer, a large-cap tech stalwart and a pipeline giant all increase their payouts to shareholders. More 

Tesla Stock: TSLA Faces Supreme Challenge to Its Powerwall

Oct. 21, 2015, 1:42 pm EST – The appeal of Tesla Motors' (TSLA) Powerwall and Powerpack could be under fire from the Supreme Court and an obscure rule called Order 745. More 

International Paper Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 19, 2015, 11:05 am EST – Several big dividend stocks increased payouts, including a paper giant, a financial asset management firm and a big-name automotive firm. More 

Yum! Tops 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Oct. 12, 2015, 2:38 pm EST – Last week’s batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts include a big power generator, several natural gas partnerships, an iconic tire brand and a tasty restaurant operator. More 

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