Opinion: Buffett loves cash dividends and here’s why you should too; plus 8 higher yielding stocks to get you started.

In this uncertain stock market, one all-weather investing tactic makes particular sense: owning stocks that pay an attractive dividend yield. “Dividends pay all the time. It doesn’t matter what’s happening in the broader market,” says Kelley Wright, editor of Investment Quality Trends, a dividend-focused action letter. Dividend stocks aren’t just defensive; they also play on … Read more

Here’s why a Credit Suisse failure matters to U.S. investors

On Wednesday morning, thousands of miles from US shores, a headline began to make its way across Europe and then onto Wall Street, sparking further panic as it dawned on investors that they might face another banking crisis. His comment triggered a sell-off, spreading from European banks to US stock index futures, leaving Dow industrialists … Read more

“I was once an emotionally neglected person: I’m 27, grew up in poverty and work in a grocery store. I have a debt of $8,000. Can you help ?

I am a 27 year old grocery store employee. I grew up in poverty and in an unstable household, and was once an emotionally neglected person. But with the help of ADHD therapy and treatment, I am now a very stable person. One thing that has followed me from my previous lifestyle, however, is old … Read more

Etsy, Bill.com and others disclose SVB exposure

Text size SVB’s failure affected many companies, some with significant funds in the bank. Getty Images Friday afternoon, Etsy Sellers began posting on the e-commerce company’s community forum, All Things Finance, expressing concern about the funds Etsy held at Silicon Valley Bank, which regulators had shut down that morning. “Are we going to get our … Read more

“I’m afraid to tell my spouse”: I’ve run out of credit cards and racked up $100,000 in debt due to my gambling addiction. Can you help?

I’ve gotten to a point where I need serious help with my gambling addiction, although I’m not at my lowest yet. I am a journeyman level employee with approximately 20 years of experience at my current job. I am married with one child in a state where the cost of living is very high. My … Read more

Buy shares of Boot Barn. Cowboy Chic is hot, and it’s not a fad.

The time of dreams Text size There are many pitfalls when it comes to mixing form and function, but the latest wave of “Westerncore” sweeping the United States seems to have lasted. The rush for crew-neck coats and snap-button shirts, sparked by the success of TV shows like Yellowstone, is one more feather in the … Read more

Stock-based compensation is the latest risk for tech stocks

Text size “It’s the golden age of dilution because employees are still demanding to be cured,” Jackson Ader of SVB MoffettNathanson said of stock-based compensation. The “dilution number explodes”. The time of dreams For years, the lavish stock and option awards granted by tech companies have been largely ignored by investors. Now, the practice is … Read more

Alibaba Stock’s recovery is accelerating. This is a potential risk.

Text size Alibaba stock has stalled after surging from October to late January. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Analysts are increasingly optimistic Ali Baba shares in the wake of the group’s quarterly results, which supported the narrative that the Chinese tech company’s recovery is on track. But a familiar challenge may be back. Shares of … Read more

Tesla, Salesforce, Target, Zoom, Goldman Sachs, Costco and more stocks for investors to watch this week

Text size The end of the fourth quarter earnings season and several economic indicators will be the highlights of this week. With approximately 35 companies to report, S&P500 earnings are down more than 3% from the same period a year ago, according to Refinitiv. western oil , Working day , And Focus on video communications … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Is The Biggest Investor In These 8 Stocks

At the end of 2022, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway was the largest shareholder in eight stocks including traditional oil companies and financial services giants. “Berkshire now enjoys a major stake in an unparalleled collection of huge and diverse businesses,” Buffett, 92, wrote in his annual letter. Buffett noted that last year there were 128 companies … Read more