It’s not easy to be upbeat in a bear market. This goes for people—and especially dividend stocks.
(And hey, who has time for feelings? We are looking to get paid without losing our entire portfolios. We’ll share emotions when the bear is done.)
For contrarians like you and me, it’s a time to be optimistic. We should be thinking about bargains, bargains and even more bargains.
Now halfway through the year, every major index is deep in the red. The S&P 500, Nasdaq and even the small-cap Russell 2000 are all in bear-market territory, while the Dow is down considerably too.… Read more