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Marc is the Chief Income Strategist for The Oxford Club and Wealthy Retirement, as well as Founder and Senior Editor of The Oxford Income Letter. He also contributes frequently to The Oxford Communiqué and Investment U.

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Can This 9.9% Yield Keep Up Its Tradition?
The retailer has paid a dividend since 2003, cutting it in 2009 during the Great Recession. It raised the dividend every year between 2011 and 2016, and it’s been frozen at the same level ever since.
PACW: A 6.4% Yield That Could Be Upgraded To An “A”
The stock pays a $0.60 per share quarterly dividend, which comes out to a whopping 6.4% yield. That’s strong for a bank that isn’t considered particularly speculative.
Increase Your Buying Power With Dividend Growth Stocks
How do you make sure your investments – particularly your income-generating investments – keep up with inflation so that your buying power doesn’t erode? Dividend growth stocks.
ORC: Beware This Island Of Misfit Dividends
This is a dividend that I’m pretty certain will be cut in the next 12 months.
ENLC: A 20% Yield With A Good Chance Of An Upgrade
EnLink has raised the distribution 19 times since 2011, though often just by a fraction of a penny. Still, the distribution is 3 1/2 times higher than it was eight years ago.
Energy Transfer LP: Did A Merger Make This 9.7% Yield More Secure?
Let’s take a look at the new combined company and see if the distribution (partnerships pay distributions instead of dividends) is any safer.
Royal Dutch Shell: How Safe Is This Oil Giant’s 6.3% Yield?
The only mark against Royal Dutch Shell is the negative free cash flow growth for 2019. If it comes in lower than forecasts, the stock could get a downgrade.
Three Lessons From The Worst Trade I Ever Made
Don’t let a trade become an investment. I had a specific goal in mind: a short-term trade for quick profits. Then I ended up holding the stock for much longer.
Altria Group: A 7.9% Yield That’s Unlikely To Go Up In Smoke
The next 12 to 18 months will be critical for the company. For the immediate future, the 7.9% dividend yield is safe.
SKT: Will History Trump Economics For This 9.8% Yielder?
Tanger is holding up better than most. In the second quarter, it reported a 96% occupancy rate, which is up from 95.4% the previous quarter and 95.6% a year ago. However, it is down from 97% at the end of 2016.
Check Your Emotions At The Door: A Good Story Does Not Make A Good Investment
When it comes to picking stocks, some investors study a company’s fundamentals. But with some stocks, it’s not the fundamental or technical aspects that take center stage. It’s the story…
Ford Investors Will Have To Be Tough When It Comes To Their Dividend
Shareholders who invested in Ford for the dividend should buckle their seat belts.
Is This 5G Player’s Dividend Safe?
Nokia is a major provider of equipment used to run 5G networks. It has a $3.5 billion deal with T-Mobile to provide hardware and software for 5G technology.
Closed-End Bond Funds: What You Need To Know
A closed-end fund trades like a stock. Just like the stock of a regular company has a book value per share and will trade above or below that book value, the same goes for a closed-end fund.
Will This 9% Yielder Continue To Pay Its Dividend?
MPLX yields a juicy 9% based on the last dividend. Can the company continue to pay that healthy of a dividend yield?
A 13% Yielder That’s No Longer The Worst I’ve Ever Seen
Less than a year later, AGNC lowered its dividend 11%, to $0.16 per share from $0.18. It was the eighth time it had slashed the dividend in the past 10 years.
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