Retirement Stocks Paying Dividends of 4% or More

Retirement Stocks Paying Dividends of 4% or More

When the price of a dividend stock climbs, its yield falls. As a result, a rising stock market, such as we’ve had of late, can make it harder for income investors to find attractive dividend payers. Indeed, the current dividend yield on Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is just 2.1%, down from 2.3% a year ago. For retirees dependent on investment income, a 2.1% yield won’t even keep up with inflation in 2017, according to Kiplinger’s latest forecast.

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Walmart’s move to undercut Amazon

Walmart’s move to undercut Amazon

Walmart (WMT) has unveiled its latest move to undercut Amazon Prime (AMZN).

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Intel beats Street 4Q forecasts

Intel beats Street 4Q forecasts

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) _ Intel Corp. (INTC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.56 billion.

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Best Vanguard Funds for Your Retirement

Best Vanguard Funds for Your Retirement

Vanguard is the biggest fund company in the land, with more than $3 trillion in assets. So chances are high that many retirement savers have access to Vanguard funds in their 401(k) plans. But size is no guarantee of good results.

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Buffett: The stock market is going higher

Buffett: The stock market is going higher

Hillary Clinton backer Warren Buffett told CNBC on the eve of Donald Trump ‘s inauguration that the billionaire real estate mogul has the “most important job in the world.”

“America works,” the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) said. “I’ve said this before. It’ll work wonderfully under Hillary Clinton, and I think it’ll work fine under Donald Trump.” Read more