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Performance - Week Ending 12/19/2014

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Enjoy what you have achieved for all too soon you will have to achieve it again.

Howard Marks' Latest Memo: The Lessons of Oil

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Oaktree Capital's chairman Howard Marks is out with his latest memo.  His commentary is considered some of the best out there and even Warren Buffett reads it.  Marks' latest missive is entitled "The Lessons of Oil" and it is embedded below.

You can download a .pdf copy here.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: 2015 Investing Goals

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My goals were originally defined in this December 1, 2007 Investing Goals post and last updated in my 2014 Investing Goals. Like last year, I will exceed my 2014 goal of $30,000 in annualized dividend income. Looking at my long-rang goals, I am on track to reach my 2017 goal of $42,000. The 2027 goal of $110,000 is not as clear. My model now indicates I could surpass it in 2025.

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Chevron Corporation: Is Now The Right Time To Add To Your Position?

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Chevron Corporation is a global integrated oil company (formerly ChevronTexaco) has interests in exploration, production, refining and marketing, and petrochemicals. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Cardinal Health Inc. is one of the leading wholesale distributors of pharmaceuticals, medical/surgical supplies and related products to a broad range of health care customers. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

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Here's A Cutting Edge Networking Company In A Deep Value Screen

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30%+ growth? Check. Solid financial health and excellent cash flows? Check. Founder-run management? Check. Selling cheaply enough to buy? See for yourself...

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Dividend Growth Stocks: What's More Powerful Than Compound Interest?

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Simple interest is where interest is calculated on the original principal amount and unpaid interest is not added to the principal for future calculations. Compound interest is what occurs when interest previously earned and is unpaid is added to the principle and is considered when calculating future interest - i.e. earning interest on interest.

8 Stocks Taking Their Dividends Up A Notch

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Throughout history there have always been great companies that stand head-and-shoulders above their peers and the competition. They are loved by their shareholders, hated by the competition and known by all. Just as all great companies have something in common, great dividend companies also have something in common.

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Magic Formula Weekly Roundup 12/14/2014

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Weekly roundup of stocks moving in and out of the Magic Formula Investing screens.