Carefully selected dividend stocks have outperformed the market over many decades, and have not fallen as far during extreme bear markets. This is due to a market function known as "Yield Support." In addition, investors who reinvest dividends accumulate more shares over time automatically. Those shares, in turn, pay more dividends and eventually, the new ever growing number of shares may significantly increase wealth! There are three primary reasons that dividend stocks, as a whole, tend to do better than their non-dividend-paying counterparts. Today, Steve and Sinclair take an in-depth look at all three...
There have been some horror stories about the way that some churches, monasteries, and nunneries invest their money in the hopes of making donations grow. But others are doing quite well! Steve and Sinclair have the Wall Street Journal report on what happens after some churches pass the hat!
Once upon a time, the so-called Endowment Model of investing--mimicking the endowment funds of Harvard, Yale, and other Ivy League schools regularly outperformed the indexes. Things have changed: according to data from Harvard, which tracks 812 schools, the average endowment earned only 6.3% a year over the last 10 years before fees, compared with 6.8% for a passive 60%/40% blend of U.S. stocks and bonds. Steve and Sinclair examine the Wall Street Journal report.
Back in the 2008 real estate crash, a term called "jingle mail" developed. It was a nickname for the homeowner in mortgage default mailing the keys back to the bank, and walking away. Suddenly jingle mail is back, but this time it is the landlords and developers of large shopping malls mailing the keys back to the bank as large anchor tenants move out. It's also affecting property values around the malls. Steve and Sinclair have the Wall Street Journal report...
An $8,175 investment in Berkshire Hathaway in January 1990 was worth more than $165,000 by September 2013, while $8,175 in the S&P 500 would have grown to $42,000 in the same timeframe. Warren Buffett knows something you and I don't know about investing in stocks. Steve and Sinclair break down his approach and then professional tax preparer and Enrolled Agent, Doris Milton with H & R Block is here with tax tips for getting your taxes won, not just done!
The Luxury Home market is hot--or cold--depending on where you live. Steve and Sinclair have the Wall Street Journal update on where big dollars can be made flipping luxury homes.
It's been described as stale, greasy, spicy, crunchy, saucy and just plain strange--but Jack In The Box has become a three point five billion dollar company with its biggest selling item--deep fried tacos--leading the way! (and you thought it was the onion rings!) Over five hundred and fifty million tacos were sold at Jack in the Box last year as its stock rose 20%. Even some celebrities admit they're hooked on these tacos made with genuine American cheese! Steve and Sinclair have the hard-hitting Wall Street Journal report, plus a whole lot more on a fast moving Friday!
Investors are piling money into real-estate funds according to the Wall Street Journal—but fund managers are now finding it a challenge to spend it all. Excess cash is watering down returns.
Global fund managers had a record $237 billion dollars left over and available to invest in commercial property that didn’t get put to work by the end of 2016. Steve and Sinclair have the surprising report on why it's happening.
Many of the greatest stock investors of all time have focused on dividends, including Warren Buffett. Over time, companies that consistently grow their dividends year after year, even during market crashes, have shown an ability to outperform. Today, Steve and Sinclair get into the basics of dividend investing and discuss how money is really made using dividends as a measuring tool.