Mark Rutte clears last hurdle for Nato top job

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Mark Rutte will become the next secretary-general of Nato after his only rival dropped out of the race, clearing the path for the outgoing Dutch prime minister to take office in October. The withdrawal of…

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Giorgia Meloni’s hard-right European group claims a top EU job

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s hard-right European political group has said it has enough additional members in the European parliament to overtake French President Emmanuel Macron’s liberal Renew party as the assembly’s third-largest grouping, and…

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FMAT: Strong Materials Play But A Bit Top Heavy

Bet_Noire/iStock via Getty Images While investors continue to clamor for more tech exposure, the companies that engaged with natural resources have been left behind. I like that personally because the best trades come from putting money to work in underinvested parts of the marketplace. If you agree, you may want to consider the Fidelity MSCI…

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Buy 9 Sustainable Dividend Dogs Of Barron’s June Top 100

Ralf Hahn/iStock via Getty Images Foreword This article is based on 100 top sustainable companies based on Calvert Research and Management’s annual review of more than 230 Environmental, Social and Governance [ESG] performance indicators, such as workplace diversity, data security, and greenhouse-gas emissions, as reported in the February 26, 2024, edition of Barron’s weekly. How…

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Over Half Of Top US Hedge Funds Own Bitcoin ETFs

In hindsight, all it took for real institutional adoption of Bitcoin to take place was the introduction of a risk-minimized, easy-to-use product in the form of an exchange-traded fund (ETF). In January, the SEC approved nine new ETFs that provide exposure to Bitcoin through the spot market, a strict improvement over the futures-based ETFs that…

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Yields Of More Than 9%: My Top 10 High Dividend Yield Companies For June 2024

July Alcantara/E+ via Getty Images Investment Thesis Have you already planned your next vacation trip? How about constructing an extensively diversified dividend portfolio that allows you to fund your next vacation with dividend payments from companies such as Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), Altria (NYSE:MO) and Realty Income (NYSE:O)? Appropriately selecting high dividend yield companies is…

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Broadstone Net Lease: Great Risk-To-Reward Ratio Accompanied By Top Business Metrics

Shutter2U Investment thesis Broadstone Net Lease (NYSE:BNL) offers an attractive and well-covered dividend, yielding ~7.5% and a low AFFO payout ratio of ~80%. Considering the coherence between management communication and BNL’s investment activity, impressive business metrics, and safe financing structure, the market underestimated the Company’s value proposition. There’s a clear path to double-digit total returns…

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Top UN court orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. The UN’s top court has ordered Israel to “immediately halt” its military offensive in Rafah, the southern Gazan city that had become a refuge for more than 1mn civilians since the war between Israel and…

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The Market’s Still On Track For A Top In August

Kameleon007 Last January, we wrote an article titled, Price Breakout Confirmed: Why The Advance Should Continue Through August (here). Evidence continues to point to the correctness of this forecast. In the article, we said, Not How High, But How Long While most investors try to estimate the high point of an advance, we prefer to…

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Our Top 10 Dividend Growth Stocks – May 2024

Olivier Le Moal In this series of articles, we focus on selecting and highlighting stocks that have rapidly grown their dividends in the recent past. We also need to ensure that these stocks will likely grow their earnings at a fast pace in the next few years. Due to their hypergrowth, their price generally grows…

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Webinar Replay: Top 5 Stocks Innovating With AI

Explore Alpha Picks on Seeking Alpha Read the article diving deeper into the research study here The transcript found below is for readers who would like to follow along. Please note that the transcription may not be 100% accurate. Daniel Snyder: Hello, everyone. Welcome to this great new Seeking Alpha Webinar. I’m Daniel Snyder. Hanging…

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My Top 6 Income Investments Right Now

Paper Boat Creative Income from my investments is essential for my retirement. That income will not only support my spending; it will also help insulate me from potential turmoil in the markets. Too many investors divide their desired dividends by their portfolio value and just go seek yields that match that ratio. This is fine…

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Top 10 Tips for Every Bitcoin Multisig Beginner

Originally published on Unchained.com. Unchained is the official US Collaborative Custody partner of Bitcoin Magazine and an integral sponsor of related content published through Bitcoin Magazine. For more information on services offered, custody products, and the relationship between Unchained and Bitcoin Magazine, please visit our website.  As technical director on the Concierge team at Unchained,…

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Vinci: Deleveraging Nicely On Top Of Its 4% Dividend Yield (OTCMKTS:VCISF)

Gary Yeowell Vinci SA (OTCPK:VCISF, OTCPK:VCISY), which we covered last year during its ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 hit to its airport concessions, continues to make dramatic improvements thanks to passenger recovery and margin lift in its construction businesses. Order intake continues to grow within the energy, Cobra and the construction businesses. With EPC economics…

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$200 Billion: US Bitcoin Spot ETFs Top $200 Billion in Trading Volume

U.S. spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have surpassed $200 billion in cumulative trading volume since launching just three months ago. JUST IN: 🇺🇸 US #Bitcoin spot ETFs trading volume surpasses $200 billion within just 3 months. Asia is next 🚀 pic.twitter.com/VxQdQJEIjN — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) April 10, 2024 According to data from The Block, the total…

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Why I Choose VGT ETF Over Its Top Holdings Or QQQ (NYSEARCA:VGT)

We Are The Vanguard Information Technology Index Fund ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) focuses on US Information Technology companies. Vanguard describes its fund as targeting companies involved with electronics, computers, or cutting-edge science. VGT sticks to a strict definition of Information Technology. For example, it doesn’t invest in Amazon (AMZN), viewing it as a retail company, nor in…

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Top 2 Growth Stock Bargains To Buy In April

PM Images After narrowly missing recession in 2022/23, during unprecedented 525 basis points of rate hikes in a span of 16 months, 2024 has started on strong footing with the major indices up close to 10% on a year-to-date basis. Historically, during election years in US, the S&P 500 (SP500) delivered on average 11.28% return…

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Sanofi: My Top Pick In Big Pharma (NASDAQ:SNY)

AndreyPopov The large-cap pharmaceutical group has lagged the stock market badly over the past year, relative to the S&P 500 jump of +25% or high-flying NASDAQ 100 index spike of +40%. So, I consider this sector a good hunting ground for bargains. Since late summer, I have written bullish views on Pfizer (PFE) here and…

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Building A $100,000 Dividend Portfolio With 3 ETFs And March’s Top 10 High Yield Stocks

jacoblund/iStock via Getty Images Investment Thesis Have you ever imagined having a diversified dividend portfolio that not only offers an elevated likelihood of favorable investment results due to its reduced risk level, but also the potential to enhance your lifestyle? For example, allowing you to attend your favorite team’s next baseball, basketball, or football game…

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10 Buyable DiviDogs From Barron’s Top 100 Sustainable List

WANAN YOSSINGKUM/iStock via Getty Images Foreword This article is based on 100 top sustainable companies based on Calvert Research and Management’s annual review of more than 230 Environmental, Social and Governance [ESG] performance indicators, such as workplace diversity, data security, and greenhouse-gas emissions, as reported in the February 26, 2024 edition of Barron’s weekly. How…

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Top Ten Small-Cap Stocks to Buy

syahrir maulana Large-cap companies are typically more mature, resulting in lower volatility during turbulent market conditions as investors gravitate towards quality and adopt a more risk-averse stance. Over the last year, many investors have gravitated to the Mega-Cap stocks on fears of rising interest rates, inflation concerns, and a potential recession. Historically, March has been…

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My Top 3 Defense Stocks To Buy Now

Jarretera Unfortunately, many conflicts occur globally. Also, Russia’s war industry is expanding due to the war in Ukraine, NATO expansion, and other factors. Moreover, Russia’s war production ramp-up has been much more significant than “Western defense planners” had estimated. Total defense spending rose to about 7.5% of GDP in Russia. Also, despite the negative factors…

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My Top 15 High Growth Dividend Stocks For March 2024

bymuratdeniz Quality Stocks The SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY) posted a 5.22% return in February, extending its positive streak this year. Vanguard’s Dividend Appreciation Index Fund ETF Shares (VIG) locked in a lower gain of 3.41% last month. My watchlist underperformed both, posting a very weak return of 0.89%. After two strong months of…

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