This 5-Stock Dividend Portfolio Yields 12.3% (That’s No Typo)

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Believe it or not, in today’s “no yield” world, there are still 845 stocks that boast dividend yields of 3%. And 34 that pay more than 10%!

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Note: U.S.-listed companies and funds with market capitalizations or AUM greater than $300 million. Source: Standard & Poor’s

Big yields can make a big difference. A 3% payout on a million-dollar portfolio is $30,000 per year in dividends. That’s nice, but we can “supersize” it to $100,000 annually with the 10% payers.

If any of these yields are safe, of course.

In the world of high yield, security is tricky.… Read more

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The markets sure turned against “the little guy” in a hurry.

We chatted about the massive run-up in GameStop (GME) on Wednesday. I had a buddy of mine, who just happens to be a loyal Reddit reader, catch “short squeeze” fever.

If these guys and gals had tried to go anywhere, they’d have been stopped by the temperature check. That’s how hot they were running as Wall Street big shots were being forced to “buy back” their previously shorted GME shares at astronomical prices.

But short squeezes are often short lived, and GME has already plummeted two-thirds below its peak. Why the carnage?… Read more

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Can you explain GameStop (GME) stock to me?

My buddy who texted isn’t usually into stocks. They are too quaint for him—heck, bitcoin has become too mainstream for him. Something was up.

Sure enough, I checked the GME chart, and whoa! What a move. And that was before last week’s moonshot, which propelled the stock to insane 1,000%+ month-to-date gains.

GME became famous on a website called Reddit, which lets users banter about common interests. Its financial-focused wallstreetbets board has been given credit for coordinating the GME buying and subsequent moonshot.

Which, as far as I can tell, is true. But it’s important to note that the money managers who lost their fortunes in the trade have only themselves to blame.… Read more

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