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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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 

Altria (MO) Tops 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 24, 2015, 10:01 am EST – Six dividend stocks, including Altria Group (MO), managed to appease shareholders by announcing increases to their respective dividends. More 

Avnet, SCI Top 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 17, 2015, 11:03 am EST – Avnet, SCI and several other firms are among top dividend stocks increasing payouts recently despite Chinese yuan concerns. More 

AIG, MON Top 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Aug. 10, 2015, 3:56 pm EST – These 9 stocks are increasing their dividends in a big way, and investors worried about a Fed rate hike could do worse than to invest in these stocks. More