Marc Bastow
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InvestorPlace Assistant Editor

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Recent Articles

The Stock Market Rally Rolls On

Dec. 2, 2013, 12:29 pm EST – Solid economic news and some good political news on an agreement with Iran lifted markets in a short week, but keep your eyes on bonds for more telling signs More 

Nike Kicks Up a Dividend: 11 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 22, 2013, 2:40 pm EST – Nike and Valspar gave shareholders thanks by increasing dividends during the week along with 9 other companies increasing dividends More 

ADP Delivers Again: 10 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 15, 2013, 2:29 pm EST – ADP raises its dividend for a 39th consecutive year, and is just one of 10 companies raising dividends for the week of November 11. More 

Rethinking the 4% ‘Golden Rule’

Nov. 11, 2013, 7:00 am EST – The rule of using 4% of your savings in every year of retirement is under scrutiny. But how can you know how much to withdraw from retirement savings? More 

Whole Foods Gets Tastier: 23 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 8, 2013, 3:10 pm EST – Whole Foods and Halliburton lead a mammoth list of companies increasing dividends. More 

BP Pumps it Up: 18 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 1, 2013, 3:02 pm EST – Another big week for dividend increases, as 18 companies, including oil giant BP, raised dividends More 

Visa Offers More Cash Back: 19 Companies Increasing Dividends

Oct. 25, 2013, 3:28 pm EST – Visa and Honeywell led a long list of 19 companies increasing dividends this week. More 

Can 3-D Printing Save Hewlett-Packard?

Oct. 24, 2013, 12:26 pm EST – Hewlett-Packard announced it plans to offer a 3-D printer lineup by 2014. It's a growing market with high revenue potential, something HPQ needs desperately. More 

YHOO – Yahoo Hiring Pogue is Another Notch in Mayer’s Belt

Oct. 22, 2013, 9:55 am EST – Yahoo hired NYT tech columnist David Pogue to spearhead consumer-tech coverage, another bold stroke by CEO Marissa Mayer More 

3 Retail Stocks With Surprising Revivals

Oct. 22, 2013, 9:45 am EST – Retail stocks RadioShack (RSH), Sears (SHLD) and Staples (SPLS) have been revived during the year ... but it's questionable just what investors see in them. More