Dividend Growth Investing

How Coronavirus is Affecting the Stock Market

You’re probably sick and tired of hearing about “the rona,” and so are we. The Americans have now commandeered the pandemic as yet another thing for the donkeys and elephants to argue about, and you can’t exactly escape to a tropical island because the travel industry is a complete mess. The best thing to do […]

The Impact of No Brokerage Fees on Retail Investors

Unless you work in finance, you may not be aware of a fundamental shift that’s underway at the moment in the industry. On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, Charles Schwab rocked brokerage firms around the globe with their announcement to drop all commissions for stocks, ETFs, and options on U.S. and Canadian exchanges – permanently. Within a day, Ameritrade and E*Trade […]

Artificial Intelligence and Dividend Growth Investing

We’re probably all familiar by now with the Gartner Hype Cycle which says that a technology will go through a phase of unrealistic expectations (hype) before it goes crashing down, and then re-emerges sans hype so that everyone can profit from it. It seems like we’re starting to flirt with peak hype for artificial intelligence (AI) […]