Archive for November, 2013

Top 100 Dividend Stocks – November 2013 Edition

By: ispeculatornew | Date posted: 11.05.2013 (3:00 am)

seattleDividend investing is a huge part of my investment strategy. As I’ve mentioned in my now monthly passive income updates, receiving dividend income from my both my Ultimate Sustainable Dividend portfolio and my ETF portfolio is a primary driver of how my retirement will be like a few decades from now:)

Today, I went back to looking for the top dividend stocks from the S&P500!

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There are a few familiar names at the top of this list such as FTR and WIN but also some names that I have not looked into like Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) and First Energy (FE) which I’ll be spending more time on in the coming days. If you’d like to get more on those and others, join our mailing list, it’s free and takes 30 seconds to join:)

In the meantime, here is the list!

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Weekend Readings – Apple Beats Estimates

By: ispeculatornew | Date posted: 11.01.2013 (3:00 am)

It was certainly an interesting week of earnings with Apple, Facebook and others coming out. I was thrilled with both Facebook and Apple numbers and while some are concerned with the younger generation using Facebook less, I’m not worried at this point. More on that later I guess:) In the meantime, here are some readings:

General Readings

Two giant investors at war on Twitter @ Bloomberg
Are buybacks all good? @ MoneyBeat

Dividend/Passive Income Readings

Death Bonds – A Spooky investment for Halloween @ TheDividendGuyBlog

Tech Stock Readings

Tax loopholes closing could have major impacts on Tech stocks @ Bloomberg
Big beat in earnings by Facebook ($FB) @ TechCrunch