Boost Your JM Smuckers Dividend Yield

Retirees seek reasonable, consistent yield without a threat to the nest egg. For the last three weeks I have revisited a method for doing this, one I first described six years ago. The Quest for Yield (Part 6): Enhancing the Yield from Your Dividend Stocks, written in March 2012 explained the concept. While I have […]

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Stock Exchange: Despite Volatility, Vale And Brazil Have More Upside

The Stock Exchange is all about trading. Each week we do the following: discuss an important issue for traders; highlight several technical trading methods, including current ideas; feature advice from top traders and writers; and provide a few (minority) reactions from fundamental analysts. We also have some fun. We welcome comments, links, and ideas to […]

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The Costly Craving for Reasons

Humans want to know “why.” Understanding the reasons for events has driven science, theology, and ……the financial media. When your conclusion about the reason is wrong, it can be very costly. Here is an excellent example. A mid-size company ($2.5 billion market cap) lowers revenue and earnings estimates, citing a reduction of orders from a […]

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