Current Market Update

From Cabot Top Ten Trader We’re a bit more encouraged than we were a week ago and, if you had a decent cash position, we think putting some of that to work makes sense. When you combine the positive vibes from the overall market are...
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Dividend Aristocrats

Dividend Aristocrats: Steady Growth, Solid Financials and Happy Shareholders I recently read a special report from Patrick McKeough, editor of The Successful Investor, Stock Pickers Digest and Wall Street Stock Forecaster, celebrating 3M Company’s (MMM) landmark achievement of 100 years of dividend payments. That’s a remarkable...
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Growth Stocks: The Seven Deadly Sins

After much thought and soul-searching, I’ve compiled a list of the Seven Deadly Sins of Growth Investing. I hope it does your investing soul a lot of good. Here it is. My apologies that I couldn’t match the elegant, single-word terseness of original...
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Problems and Solutions for E-Readers

I love to read, so I was very excited when e-readers first came on the market. But since then, I've discovered several things about them that have stopped me from buying one. However, I have a solution that may make them more appealing.
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Retire? Maybe You Still Can!

So let's just suppose that you actually want to retire at some point in the future. If you're like most people, you're probably a little behind in funding that retirement--especially after the wealth-gutting market of the last year--and you're wondering if you can up...
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