When investors own a dividend-paying stock, they receive the dividend payments over time but don’t realize any capital gain yield on the stock until the position is sold.
Investors face two primary risks when investing — the risk of losing principal and the risk of their investments losing purchasing power over time.
Should investors look beyond market-cap-weighted indexes when choosing an index fund?
A sky-rocketing stock market and easy money policies: Are stocks entering bubble territory?
To the average investor, new highs posted last week by the Dow Jones industrial average were an impossible feat.
What’s old is new again and dividend investing is big news in 2012.
There’s a great piece on the New York Times’ website, NYtimes.com, if you’re from under a rock, titled “Why do we still care about the Dow?” by Adam Davidson of Planet Money fame. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a closely watched index but is comprised of only 30 giant companies. Here’s how the index