Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) has a strong management team and a history of growth that makes it a smart buy. It offers a dividend similar to the 10 year treasury and a buyback program making it a possible retirement stock.
About The Company
Illinois Tool operates a diverse industrial business with seven segments. These range from automotive and welding products to construction....More>>>
We’re still in the wake of calendar 2017’s first earnings season. So it wasn’t surprising to see a raft of dividend raises last week, especially considering that this year has already been stuffed with lifts from every conceivable type of company.
Chairman, President & CEO of Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) John H Hammergren sold 225,000 shares of MCK on 09/22/2017 at an average price of $151.67 a share. The total sale was $34.1 million.
McKesson Corp provides medicines, pharmaceutical supplies, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. It operates with two segments namely McKesson Distribution....More>>>
Industrial stocks, materials stocks and stocks of companies that work on major infrastructure projects have also been on a tear since the U.S. election, observes Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Donald Trump has cleared the way for two major oil pipelines, promised to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and reiterated his pledge to reduce environmental regulation....More>>>
The hunt for yield continues in a persistently low-interest-rate environment.
High-yield dividend stocks sometimes exists because of a deterioration in the fundamentals of a company that puts downward pressure on the stock price, but sometimes such instances of overly negative pressure offer up an opportunity where the underlying business can be purchased at....More>>>
I have some bad news for you… Stocks could struggle – for as long as two years – after the presidential election next week. It won't be because of Hillary or Donald's bad political ideas. It all comes down to the lessons of history we've learned from elections. You see, politics have a surprisingly large effect on financial markets…....More>>>
Last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average made history, hitting 20,000 for the first time. Investors have now reached an interesting crossroads, wondering if the market rally will continue, or if they need to retool their portfolio to take a more defensive stance. Below are strategies investors can consider for what may turn out to be an unpredictable market.
Today, central banks are acting more aggressively than ever before to stave off deflation and spur global growth. The European Central Bank, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve have all embarked on quantitative easing (QE) programs following the 2008 financial crisis.
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Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) has a fat yield of around 6.7%. But its long-term debt load has increased by more than 50% in the past year and by nearly 120% since the end of 2014. The oil and natural gas giant is now selling assets to get its stressed balance sheet under control. Although I’m fairly confident it will be able to save its dividend, investors should always question their....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins
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Money is the top cause of stress in the U.S., the American Psychological Association reports, and the leading driver of stress in the workplace, according to studies by the National Business Group on Health, Aon Hewitt, PwC and