Volatility is an inherent part of the market that occurs when the markets undergo the digestion of new data
and or occurrence that alters basic fundamentals and expectations of economic growth and company earnings.
CD Rate - Historical Note
Not since the days of inflation and high interest rates have Certificates of Deposits (CDs)
been perceived as a viable source of income for retirees and conservative savings for working individuals.
An Alternative to Low Interest Rates
This is no surprise coming from us. We've been writing about it since long before the recent and growing recognition of its value by the minions in the media and on Wall Street: Use high quality companies with long histories of regularly increasing their dividends.
Maggie the Cat, Part 1
Her name was Margaret, but I called her "Maggie the Cat," a sobriquet picked up from Tennessee Williams' Cat on A Hot Tin Roof.
Maggie the Cat, Part 2
We pick up about three months after Maggie the Cat left my office at the bank, me shaking my head as she departed, wondering if I would ever get her to diversify her portfolio.
Some Might Make a Mistake
Years ago, when the S&P stock guide was a 'had-to-have' research source, there were those who would peruse the pages looking for high dividends yields.