Marc Bastow

Marc Bastow

About Marc Bastow

Marc Bastow is Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace.com. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut and a Masters in Finance from American University. Bastow worked in corporate banking and finance, and he most recently was Senior Editor at MocoSportsFan.com.

Recent Articles

3 Dow Jones Stocks That Are Weighing You Down

Dow Jones stocks are supposed to be bastions of total return, but these three laggards are all reputation and little substance at this point.

5 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for Retirement

Investors looking toward retirement -- or just wanting a sense of security in turbulent times -- will do well with these five dividend stocks.

I Need a Financial Advisor … Right?

There's a mountain of information out there about investment strategies. You really want to go it alone?

Apple Shines:19 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Apple stole the spotlight this week after announcing a dividend increase, stock split, and more, but 19 other dividend stocks announced increases.

Discover Delivers: 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

With earnings season moving into high gear, companies picked up the dividend-giving, with 9 dividend stocks, led by Discover, increasing payouts this week.