Dividends Still Don't Lie: The Truth About Investing in Blue Chip Stocks and Winning in the Stock Market [NOOK Book]

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In 1988, Geraldine Weiss wrote the classic Dividends Don't Lie. That book detailed the dividend-value strategy behind Investment Quality Trends, the highly successful newsletter Weiss founded and Kelley Wright now edits. Today, more than twenty years later, the investment world has changed dramatically because of computer technology and the Internet. Tremendous amounts of data and information can be gathered, sorted, and analyzed in a matter of minutes, and what used to take weeks or months at a library can now ...
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Dividends Still Don't Lie: The Truth About Investing in Blue Chip Stocks and Winning in the Stock Market

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Overview

In 1988, Geraldine Weiss wrote the classic Dividends Don't Lie. That book detailed the dividend-value strategy behind Investment Quality Trends, the highly successful newsletter Weiss founded and Kelley Wright now edits. Today, more than twenty years later, the investment world has changed dramatically because of computer technology and the Internet. Tremendous amounts of data and information can be gathered, sorted, and analyzed in a matter of minutes, and what used to take weeks or months at a library can now be accomplished in one evening with a computer. What hasn't changed is the success of the dividend-value strategy for producing consistent gains in the stock market. Dividends Still Don't Lie shows how the stock market still rewards investors who recognize and appreciate good value.

Rather than emphasize price alone or a company's sector, products, or other analytical factors, the dividend-value strategy uses dividend-yield patterns to make buying and selling decisions. In simple terms: a stock is most attractive when it offers a high-dividend yield. As investors rush in to lock down the high yield, their buying pushes the price higher. Eventually the price reaches an area where the current yield is no longer attractive and buying stops. With no new buyers to push the stock price higher, the price begins to decline—and early investors sell and take their profits. Wright shows that, by understanding the historical dividend-yield pattern of a company, you will be better informed as to whether the stock offers much value, little value, or value that's somewhere in-between.

Four plus decades of research have shown that blue chip companies, those with long records of consistent, competent performance, are far more predictable than are upstarts or less established companies with erratic records of earnings and dividend payments. In short, the dividend-value strategy is a proven, commonsense approach that has ultimately led to long-term results. Dividends Still Don't Lie will show you how to master the stock market by successfully investing in high- quality, dividend-paying blue chip stocks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470608500
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 867,588
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Kelley Wright is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager at I.Q. Trends Private Client Asset Management. He is also Managing Editor of the Investment Quality Trends newsletter. Since 1989, Wright has been a private money manager and has served as Chief Investment Officer to three investment management firms. In 2002, he was handpicked by the legendary Geraldine Weiss to succeed her as Managing Editor of the number one rated Investment Quality Trends newsletter she started in 1966. Wright is an active lecturer nationwide at trade shows and investment conferences and a frequent guest on both television and radio.
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Geraldine Weiss.

Acknowledgments.

List of Figures and Tables.

Introduction.

PART I THE ART OF DIVIDEND INVESTING.

Chapter 1 First Things First.

Chapter 2 The Case for Investing in Stocks.

Chapter 3 The Dividend-Value Strategy.

Chapter 4 Quality and Blue Chip Stocks.

Chapter 5 Value and Blue Chip Stocks.

PART II BARGAINS STILL COME IN CYCLES.

Chapter 6 Value and the Stock Market.

Chapter 7 Finding Undervalued and Overvalued Stocks.

Chapter 8: Values, Cycles, and the Dow Jones Averages.

PART III WINNING IN THE STOCK MARKET.

Chapter 9 Developing a Successful Stock Strategy.

Chapter 10 Building and Managing the Dividend-Value Portfolio.

Chapter 11 The Stock Market and the Economy.

Chapter 12 Questions and Answers.

Chapter 13 Conclusion.

Recommended Reading.

About the Author. 

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2011

    Great book

    Great first book on dividend investing. Great method to calculate intrinsic value

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    Posted September 22, 2012

    Highly Recmmended- for investing in blue chip stocks

    Excellent readig which is easy. great book for long term investors on investing in blue chip stocks.

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