Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work?

Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work? Primary issuance is the first public sale of its stock by a private company. Private firms are able to raise equity capital in the financial markets. The firms are thus able to expand their business. The firms are also able to issue debt and in this case, it […]

Apple: Dissecting Alternative Revenue Drivers

Apple: Dissecting Alternative Revenue Drivers Apple, Inc. continues to rally from its 2016 lows with little to be seen in the way of corrective retracement. Dividend investors looking for additional tech exposure can find stable payouts in AAPL. Coming earnings surprises from alternative sources support the bullish outlook at current levels. Market valuations in Apple, […]
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Tech Stocks: GOOG Teetering at the Highs

From a volatility perspective, stock price activity in GOOG has been somewhat erratic.  Rallies and troughs are quickly being bought and sold, so the latest declines are being viewed by many as a simple corrective trend. Strong support is just below, however, and any major breaks here could send stock prices much lower in short […]

Dow Jones: Boeing Stock Still Surging Higher

When dividend investors are thinking about the most important industrial companies in the United States, one of the biggest names on the list is Boeing Company (NYSE: BA).  Looking at the recent performance of the stock, it is somewhat surprising that Boeing has not gotten more coverage given the fact that we have already broken […]

Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work?

Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work? Primary issuance is the first public sale of its stock by a private company. Private firms are able to raise equity capital in the financial markets. The firms are thus able to expand their business. The firms are also able to issue debt and in this case, it […]
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Portfolio Management: Planning Ahead at Morris Retirement Advisors

Portfolio Management: Planning Ahead at Morris Retirement Advisors By Richard Cox For dividend investors, one of the most important aspects in retirement planning involves the ability to find long-term value in any financial markets environment.  Currently, the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrials, and NASDAQ are all trading at extremely elevated levels, and investors are looking […]
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Mutual Funds: A Wide Angle View

Mutual Funds: A Wide Angle View By Richard Cox A mutual fund is a registered and regulated investment entity that pools money from a large number of investors and invests it in different securities like bonds, stocks, short-term money-market instruments, other securities or assets, or some combination of these investments. These different securities are called […]
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  • 9 Months ago
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Investing Education: Mutual Funds and the Historical Perspective

The financial system of a nation consists of financial institutions, markets, services and instruments which are closely related and work in conjunction with each other. Even though the global economy has undergone revolutionary changes, a common investor is still hesitant to invest his hard earned money in a variety of corporate services. The birth of […]
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WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector

WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is a bank holding company that provides diversified financial services. The company was founded by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California USA. The company has three operating segments: wholesale banking, community banking, and wealth and investment […]
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  • 10 Months ago
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Dow Jones: Home Depot Continues to Outperform

Improved infrastructure spending has given a boost to many stocks in the market.  But one of the biggest beneficiaries of these trends is Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD).  The stock has surged to new highs and is now looking at a clear test of the 150 mark. Dow Jones: Home Depot Continues to Outperform
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  • 9 Months ago
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Dow Jones: Exxon Falling to Long-term Lows

With the Trump presidency looking to stimulate GDP growth in the United States, it is somewhat surprising that the oil companies have had so much trouble in generating rallies.  This has been particularly obvious in Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) which is now falling to new lows near the 80 level. Dow Jones: Exxon Falling to […]
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  • 9 Months ago
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Dividend Stocks: Proctor & Gamble Breaks to New Highs

The Proctor & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has had an impressive run over the last twelve months and this stock is now trading above long-term highs.  Investors are looking for new opportunities to start buying into PG as a protective measure against stock declines.   Dividend Stocks: Proctor & Gamble Breaks to New Highs
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  • 9 Months ago
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Dividend Stocks: GE Looks Attractive at Lows

The General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is one of the market’s favorite dividend stocks, given its longstanding position in the financial arena.  The company makes many consumer staples and has some of the best brand recognition in the world.   Dividend Stocks: GE Looks Attractive at Lows  
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  • 9 Months ago
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NASDAQ 100: Tech Stocks Surging Higher

Stock analysts that have been promoting bullish ideas about the likely trajectory for the rest of this year have focused mostly on companies related to infrastructure and finance.  But the reality is that a rising tide has lifted all boats and the widespread optimism that has gripped the market is even helping technology stocks rally […]
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  • 10 Months ago
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WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector

WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is a bank holding company that provides diversified financial services. The company was founded by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California USA. The company has three operating segments: wholesale banking, community banking, and wealth and investment […]
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  • 10 Months ago
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Banking Stocks: Capital One Rallies to New Highs

Banking Stocks: CapitalOne Rallies to New Highs Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) is a diversified financial services holding company that was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia USA.  COF offers a range of services and financial products to consumers, small businesses, and commercial. It operates through its subsidiaries, Capital One and Capital One Bank […]
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  • 10 Months ago
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World Economy: Trump’s First 100 Days Strongly Stock Positive

World Economy:  Trump’s First 100 Days Strongly Stock Positive Stock markets have been a steady well from which to draw as both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average continues to make new record highs.  A large portion of this optimism has been based on the fact that President Donald Trump has outlined […]
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  • 10 Months ago
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Stock Markets: Will S&P 500 Rally to New Record Highs?

Investors that are heavily focused on the stock space will often take their cues from what is happening in the S&P 500.  This index is the most heavily traded stock market benchmark in the world, so it is critically important in terms of the ways it influences sentiment in areas like stock markets and in commodities. […]
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US Economy: Fed on Course to Raise Interest Rates

Dividend factors have many factors to watch whenever we are looking to gain exposure in new stock trades.  One of the most important stock market factors is the current policy stance at the Federal Reserve, as this will most clearly define the economic outlook for the US economy.  Higher interest rates are positive for some […]
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