On top of analyzing what I think will be the best 2013 dividend stocks (30 stock analyses in this book), my research over the Holidays led me to create a list of 96 US dividend stocks. This exhaustive list has been created based on specific metrics. I’m using dividend filters described in Dividend Growth Freedom Through Passive Income. These metrics have been proven to combine both dividend and capital growth [...]
Gianfranco Polillo, a junior economy minister in Mario Monti’s Italian government, says by his calculations Italian workers only work nine months of the year — and should work a week more a year to improve the country’s GDP.
Polillio made the (somewhat controversial) statements
“We are in a country where you work an average of nine months each year, and I think that now we must think that these nine months of [...]
January 24, 2012
Joe Doakes’s Speech On The State of The Union in the form of a letter:
Dear President Obama,
I didn’t see your speech. Why should I? Why should any America hear one more syllable you utter? What purpose would it serve? Would it change what you have done in these last three years? Would it change the waste, fraud and abuse that has occurred? No. In Cuba, in the not [...]
From The Stock Sage:
This morning, I came across an interesting slide from Ultra Petroleum’s ($UPL) latest investor presentation at the Howard Weil Energy Conference…
F&D cost stands for “finding and development cost,” which means that UPL’s average cost to find and develop its natural gas resources stands at roughly $1.60/Mcfe of gas. Moreover, UPL is one of the lowest-cost operators in the natural gas E&P industry, however, its all-in cost ($2.88/Mcfe) [...]
From Karl Denninger (one of the founders of the Tea Party Movement):
On “Personhood” (Continued)
“…Let us begin with the 4th Amendment:
4th Amendment wrote..
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons [...]
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WLS/AP) – The investigation into 11 of the violent incidents on the opening night of the Wisconsin State Fair has resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old African-American who reportedly told investigators he targeted whites.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was asked on WLS Radio’s Roe and Roeper Show Friday if he thought the crimes warranted hate crime status, “I think it is [...]
In his 1988 Baseball Abstract, Bill James listed a number of lessons had had learned so far through his study of baseball statistics. In that vein, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll list some observations that IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve learned over the years:
The Federal Reserve isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t nearly as powerful as is commonly believed.
There isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t a person or group of people in charge of the market.