Big Dividends From American Oil, My Tesla Hedge

Many of my articles on Tesla (TSLA) on Seeking Alpha have some commenters that fall into one of these camps: Not convinced that Global Warming is occurring Not convinced that Global Warming is harmful Not convinced that humans are responsible Convinced that Electric Vehicles are dirtier than gas vehicles This article is for all of…

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Make an extra 5% on Linn Energy

This article also appears at The Motley Fool. I have been following the prices of LinnCo (NASDAQ: LNCO) and Berry Petroloeum (NYSE: BRY) for the last few months. LinnCo is basically a holding company for shares of Linn Energy (NASDAQ: LINE) and a means to invest in Linn Energy without the hassles of a K1….

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The Real Dividend Stocks and How to Find Them

This article also appeared at The Motley Fool. I’m always on the hunt for good dividend payers so I try and read articles and posts on good dividend paying stocks mostly to come away disappointed with stocks paying 2% – 4% dividends. That is not good. Doesn’t matter if the dividend is growing or has…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Microsoft

This is part of my series on Tech Stocks. So far I’ve covered Amazon and Apple. Next on the list – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). This article is also available at The Motley Fool. Windows 8 has generally been positively reviewed on touchscreen devices (Windows Phones and the Surface Tablet). The new breed of Windows Phone…

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Stocks for Bad Times (and Good Times)

As the market tumbles and the Dow continues to stay under 10,000, a big question is what should we buy now as a replacement for the AAPL we sold. The stock market is tumbling and I want some safe havens to park the money forever or at least until I feel like getting back into…

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In Case You Missed it – Dividends, Interest etc.

In case you missed it the first time around, now is an even better time to get into financials. WB now sports a dividend of 8.3%. It is unlikely that the bank will cut its dividend and even if it halves the dividend to 4.2% that is still better than the best non-promotional savings rate…

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