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  • Amid worries that rising gasoline prices are on the verge of pushing the U.S. into a recession, an MIT study makes the case for even higher taxes at the pump. If the goal is to get Americans to drive less and use more fuel-efficient vehicles, and to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases, the study says higher gas taxes are at least six times as effective as stricter fuel-economy standards. [View news story]
    Time to get out of the ivory tower and into the real world.
    Feb 22, 2013. 07:09 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Beauty Of 'Coiled Spring' Stocks For Dividend Growth Investors [View article]
    WMT is a great stock overall but might be a little overvalued now. I just bought some REITs with the money from WMT. It sure has been a couple of nice months for dividend stocks.
    Jul 19, 2012. 03:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Common Misconceptions About Buy-And-Hold Investing [View article]
    I agree, maybe "buy and hold" investors trade sometimes, but then they aren't just garden variety "buy and hold" investors any more, are they?
    Jul 11, 2012. 04:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Safeway: Mind The Chart, But Potential Upside [View article]
    Good article, thanks.
    Jul 9, 2012. 05:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris: 7% Extra In Addition To The Dividend Or A Lower Entry Price In 7 Months [View article]
    This is a good strategy for PM, but I think the flight to safety in the cigarette sector is a bit overdone for the moment.
    Jul 2, 2012. 03:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Stock Buybacks Complement A Dividend Growth Strategy? [View article]
    Thanks for the article, its a good reminder that dividend growth is ultimately based on EPS growth.
    Jul 2, 2012. 03:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • REITs With Modest Leverage: Separating The Best From The Rest [View article]
    I like to boost yields on O, NNN, and PSA by using the preferred issues.
    Jul 2, 2012. 12:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 7 Warning Signs Of A Dividend Yield Trap [View article]
    Interesting article.
    Jul 2, 2012. 12:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Eurozone unemployment rose in May to a record 11.1%, up from April's 11.0%. Spain's rate climbs to 24.6%. Greece clocked in at 21.9%. (PR .pdf)  [View news story]
    Time to use last Friday's rally and go short Europe.
    Jul 2, 2012. 12:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment