Tom Hutchinson is the Chief Analyst of Cabot Dividend Investor, Cabot Income Advisor and Cabot Retirement Club. He is a Wall Street veteran with extensive experience in multiple areas of investing and finance.
His range of experience includes specialized work in mortgage banking, commodity trading and in a financial advisory capacity for several of the nation’s largest investment banks.
For more than a decade Tom created and actively managed investment portfolios for private investors, corporate clients, pension plans and 401(K)s. He has a long track record of successfully building wealth and providing a high income while maintaining and growing principal.
As a financial writer, Tom’s byline has appeared in the Motley Fool, StreetAuthority, NewsMax, and more. He has written newsletters and articles for several of the nation’s largest online publications, conducted seminars and appeared on several national financial TV programs.
For the past seven years, Tom has authored a highly successful dividend and income portfolio with a stellar track record of success. At Cabot, Tom provides monthly Cabot Dividend Investor issues, regular weekly updates on every portfolio position and a weekly podcast discussing goings-on in the market.
Articles by Tom Hutchinson
The market hasn’t seen ugliness on this scale since October. Indexes had been somewhat flat and bouncing around near the highs as investors weighed the booming economy against inflation fears, a falling 10-year rate and growth concerns after the pandemic recovery.
Adding the market’s highest paying dividend stocks to your portfolio can be a huge help in generating regular income in today’s ultra-low yield environment.
The second quarter ends today. GDP growth is forecasted to be 8.6% for the quarter, one of the best on record. Earnings for the S&P 500 is expected to grow over 60% over last year’s second quarter.
Buying this Dividend Aristocrats ETF is a way to own the 53 best dividend growth stocks on the market. But there are other alternatives too.
The market is hovering at a high level within bad breath distance of the all-time high. But that factoid is deceiving. The market really has not gone anywhere but sideways for about two months.
Sideways is a good thing. The market had a huge recovery from the pandemic and really soared between November and May. After such a rapid move higher in a short amount of time, a correction would be normal.
It’s a period of offsets for the market. The excitement of a booming recovery is offset by the fact that the market is looking six months ahead to the end of the year when growth is slowing.