12 Characteristics to Look for From a Dividend-Paying Stock

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Dividends Are Still Valuable Though certainly not as sizeable a contributor so far in the 21st century, over time, dividend income and its reinvestment has comprised a significant portion of long-term stock gains. Even better, over the long term, dividend-paying stocks have delivered relatively…

 

Survey: Most Retail Investors See Algorithmic Trading As Hurting Stock Market

In an attempt to limit the impact of fast-trading robots, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is imposing a news embargo for listed companies in the minutes after the market’s 4 p.m. (Eastern) close. According to a Wall Street Journal article, the NYSE, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange Inc., plans to prevent firms from issuing…

 

The Portfolio Review: Why It Is Important and How to Do It

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   The Portfolio Review: Why It Is Important and How to Do It Performing your own periodic portfolio review (quarterly or at least yearly) will help you understand whether you are on course to meeting your goals, or whether you need to change your strategy…