Marc Bastow
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Rethinking the 4% ‘Golden Rule’

Nov. 11, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 

Goldman Sachs Opens the Vault: 18 Companies Increasing Dividends

Oct. 18, 2013, 1:58 pm EDT – Abbott Laboratories (ABT) and Goldman Sachs (GS) led a big week of dividend increases that saw 18 companies pledge to toss more coin at investors. More 

BBY: Could We See a Quadrupler in Best Buy Stock?

Oct. 18, 2013, 1:28 pm EDT – Best Buy stock is the Wall Street turnaround story of the year, and I think a recent BBY price target predicting $50 a share is reachable by year's end. More 

3 Dividend Stocks That March to a Different Beat

Oct. 17, 2013, 10:36 am EDT – Finding new sources of monthly income from dividend stocks is a great way to enhance your portfolio. Here are three that fit the bill in different cycles More