A Small-Cap Bank with a Lot of Promise

Bob Howard is the founder and long-time editor of the newsletter, Positive Patterns, and a contributor to Wall Street’s Best Investments and Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks. Bob specializes in discovering solid undervalued stocks with attractive trading patterns, many of which pay dividends. met...
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Interview with Digest Founder Dick Davis

An interview with Digest founder Dick Davis. Chloe Lutts interviewed Dick Davis, the original stock market commentator and founder of the Digests in September 2011. Prior to founding the Digest, Dick Davis worked at Merrill Lynch, where he began a prolific career as stock...
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How Many Stocks Do You Own?

How many stocks is the right number of stocks? I’ve been pondering this question recently, for a couple reasons. Reason number one: Every weekend, Cabot Wealth Advisory Editor Paul Goodwin sends out a “Fortune Cookie,” in which he picks an investing-related quotation to on...
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What You Need to Know About Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds or CEFs (also called closed-end investment management companies) have become popular among income investors for their large and reliable distributions. Many CEFs are primarily focused on producing income and generate big distributions by holding income investments like dividend stocks, REITs or or...
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Three Uniquely Focused Stock Funds

There are a lot of ETFs (exchange-traded funds) out there. Some of the most popular ETFs offer one-stop, diversified exposure to specific industries or investment types: gold ETFs, silver ETFs, bond ETFs, oil ETFs and natural gas ETFs, Canadian ETFs, emerging market ETFs, ETFs...
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Answers to Your Questions on MLPs

A few weeks ago, I wrote here about investing in master limited partnerships, or MLPs, and invited you to send in your questions about owning MLPs. (You can read the original article here if you missed it.) The tax issues surrounding these high-yield can...
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An Energy MLP with a 7% Yield

Are you interested in energy stocks, high yields or utilities? Then don’t miss the advice in today’s Investment of the Week, the latest installment in our Dick Davis Digest Contributor Interview Series. Today I’m talking to Roger Conrad, a long-time Digest Contributor who just...
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How to Invest in Big Data

Big Data is a concept and a buzzword coined to describe the increasingly enormous data sets being analyzed by businesses, governments and organizations today. View the names of the companies that have, store and make software for analyzing and using Big Data here.
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3 Factors for Evaluating Dividend-Paying Stocks

Dividend-paying stocks have been growing in popularity for years now, as legions of retirees are forced to look beyond low-yielding government bonds to maintain their income. So in this latest installment in our Dick Davis Digest contributor interview series, I talked to Dividend Editor...
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How to Find the Best Biotech Stocks

Have you ever wondered how to find great biotech stocks in a sea of hopeful but high-risk medical small caps? Well, for my latest Dick Davis Digest contributor interview, I interviewed John McCamant, the editor of a top-performing investment newsletter that’s all about the...
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Your Child Can Retire with Millions!

For today's Dividend Edition of Investment of the Week, I wanted to introduce investing with dividend reinvestment plans, or DRIPs. We have two Dick Davis Digest contributors who focus exclusively on investing with DRIPs, and others who recommend them occasionally. So DRIPs appear the...
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An Interview with Bob Brinker

Today, I'm pleased to bring you another installment in the Dick Davis Digest's Contributor Interview Series. Last week, I got to talk to Bob Brinker, editor of The Brinker Fixed Income Advisor. Read our conversation below for his advice on investing in low-interest environment,...
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An Interview with Ron Rowland

Today we bring you the latest installment in our series of interviews with the Dick Davis Digest contributors, in which Ron Rowland of Austin, Texas, shares his approach to the market and some advice for other investors. Ron's newsletter, All Star Investor, has named...
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