Casino stocks with exposure to Macao took a nosedive on Tuesday after a few announcements from the government. One was that COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the Chinese province of Fujian and that could result in fewer visitors to Macao. More concerning is potential government r
Expanding its program for returning capital to shareholders, Microsoft late Tuesday said its board voted to both boost its quarterly dividend and adopt a new share repurchase program.
Microsoft (ticker: MSFT) raised its quarterly dividend rate by 11%, to 62 cents from 56 cents. It was the 12th straight year that the company has boosted its quarterly payout following its September board meeting. The new rate gives the company a yield of 0.8%. The hike follows increases of 10% last year and 11% in 2019.
The company also announced a new $60 billion stock repurchase....More>>>
I’ll start by stating that any month is a great month to buy dividend aristocrat stocks. September is proving to be a volatile month in terms of economic headwinds posed by Covid-19. That has essentially been true for all of 2021, let’s hope 2022 is better.
But that volatility leaves investors searching for stability. That is of course where dividend aristocrat stocks come into the picture: Steady in the best of times and the worst of times.
We often come across the term “dividend aristocrats” while searching for general investment advice, but what....More>>>
I shared a picture with my High-Yield Investing subscribers that scared the daylights out of me recently.
The image, reportedly taken by a kayaker, captures one section of a 900-foot steel beam undergirding the I-40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee. Check it out below. Zoom in closely, and you can see a devastating fracture running from top to bottom.
Tennessee Department of Transportation
Built in 1973, the 2-mile bridge into Memphis has clearly weakened a bit in its old age. About 50,000 vehicles cross the Mississippi River daily on this 6-lane span, and....More>>>
Nearly everyone has focused on Aurora Cannabis’ (NYSE:ACB) great opportunity in the Canadian recreational marijuana market. The company has gotten off to a pretty good start with that opportunity, capturing a 20% market share in its latest quarter.
But nearly everyone also knows that Aurora’s future rides largely on international medical marijuana markets. The largest of these international opportunities right now is Germany. On Tuesday, Aurora Cannabis announced that it had begun selling cannabis oils to German pharmacies. It’s a milestone that should mean that higher....More>>>
More than a third of Millennials — 37% of young people — rely on the accounting firm of Mom and Dad to either prepare or pay for a CPA to do their taxes, according to a TaxAct poll.
But by taking over the responsibility of handling your taxes, you’re snagging a crucial understanding of your financial liabilities and how your money works. Or at the very least, doing them will keep you clear of penalties for not filing or paying.
Don’t panic, but it’s time. Taxes are due on April 17th, 2018.
“One of the biggest issues for first-time tax filers....More>>>
While vaccinations continue to support the recovery, the number of infections from the delta variant has shaken people up quite a bit. As a result, investors could be feeling incrementally more cautious about reopening plays.
Added to that are concerns about the end of government sup
Terreno Realty (TRNO Quick QuoteTRNO ) recently announced the execution of a lease with a global logistics and supply-chain provider for a property in Gardena, CA. The lease for the 114,000 square feet of space will begin upon expiration of the current lease on Jan 31, 2022. Precisely,
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been stellar performers so far in 2021. The real estate sector's roughly 30% total return (price plus dividends) through the end of August easily beats the 21%-plus return for the S&P 500 Index.
12 ReTech (OTCMKTS:RETC) and RumbleON (NASDAQ:RMBL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and insti