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5 Big-Name Companies Cutting Jobs

Several big-name companies have recently announced layoffs -- a quick way to cut costs and boost profitability in the absence of substantial organic growth. More 

Kellogg Cost Cutting Sweetens K’s Outlook

Kellogg released earnings that exceeded estimates, and announced a plan to cut costs, resulting in a bump in the stock price. I consider the stock a buy More 

9 Dividend Paying Stocks I Accumulated This Past Month

My 2013 Roth IRA experiment continued on, with the purchase of nine additional dividend paying stocks listed here. More 

Big American Brands Brace for Mexico Junk-Foods Tax

Mexico's lower house of Congress is looking to add higher taxes on junk food through a bill that was passed last week. More 

5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks

In the past month, I published the list of dividend holdings I own to my subscribers. Many subscribers were amazed at the number of companies I own; here's why More 

Consumer Staples: Is More Pain on the Way?

Consumer staples stocks have lagged the broader market since the beginning of May. What will it take to get the staples sector moving higher again? More 

Consumer Staples: One Buy, One Sell

In the consumer staples space, you should feel good about owning General Mills, but think twice about Mead Johnson. More