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2 Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Dividend income can be a great way to boost your portfolio’s value over the long term. Amid a recession, it can also be valuable source of cash flow at a time when returns may not be so strong. And in good times, it can pad your total returns. 

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Kroger (NYSE:KR) are two companies with shares currently selling at fair prices and that pay better than the 2% yield you can expect from the average S&P 500 stock. Let’s take a closer look at why investors should consider scooping up their shares today.

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1. Amgen

California-based drugmaker Amgen has had a so-so year in 2020; its share price has remained relatively stagnant while the S&P 500 has risen by about 9%. But this is the type of stability that value investors like to see, especially in the middle of an economic recession. The company

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Business Insider Parent Nears Deal to Buy Controlling Stake in Morning Brew

Business Insider parent Insider Inc. is nearing a deal to acquire a controlling stake in Morning Brew, a news startup known for a popular email newsletter on business and finance, according to people familiar with the situation.

The terms the companies are discussing would value Morning Brew at over $75 million, including certain performance incentives, the people said. The companies haven’t completed a deal, and the talks could still fall apart.

The sale of Morning Brew is a bright spot in a digital-media sector that has faced a number of challenges. The online-ad market was already under pressure before the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the situation.

Newsletters, including those operated by companies like Morning Brew, theSkimm and traditional media outlets, are viewed as attractive, partly because they can help companies expand the reach of their content and recruit new subscribers. Newsletters often command higher advertising rates than traditional display ads in

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Does the Cineworld share price look cheap? Read this before you buy

Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE) has suffered more than most companies in the FTSE 250 since the Covid-19 crisis hit. The Cineworld share price has lost 87% of its value since the start of the year, while the index itself is down only 18%.



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The company’s plight has been brought to our attention again since the second wave of Covid-19 infections has been sweeping across the UK. This time, all of the UK’s Cineworld cinemas were closed in early October. But Cineworld is one of the world’s largest cinema operators. And late last year it was all set to buy out Canadian rival Cineplex in a $1.3bn deal. So there must be a recovery investment opportunity here, mustn’t there? Well, if you see

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Stock picks to buy, 44 cheap companies poised to surge: Morgan Stanley

  • Taking newly-released economic data into consideration, a team of Morgan Stanley equity strategists reiterated their belief that a V-shaped economic recovery is underway.
  • They explained why Phase III vaccine data in November could be the catalyst for the recovery to gain further momentum and drive the reopening ahead. 
  • The team used quantitative screening and leveraged analyst research to identify 44 stocks across industries that are poised to surge as the economic rebound and reopening take off. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, questions still remain around whether the economy is still headed for a V-shaped recovery.

Morgan Stanley’s equity strategy team think it’s a firm “yes.”

Newly released economic data including expanding global purchasing-manager indexes, rising retail sales in the US and Europe, increasing global trade volume, and decreasing inventory levels are all pointing to an ongoing economic rebound, Morgan Stanley said in

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Online Ad Business Is Picking Up. Buy Social-Media Stocks, Analyst Says.

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Walmsley now rates Twitter at Buy.


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Social-media stocks are getting a boost from Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley, who raised his rating on

Twitter

and lifted his price targets on

Facebook,

Alphabet,

Snap,

and

Pinterest.

For Twitter (ticker: TWTR), he went to Buy from Hold, with a price target of $56, up from $36. The call is part of a broader bullish report on the social-media stocks, which he thinks are positioned to benefit from a coming rebound in online advertising demand.

The analyst lifted his price targets on Facebook (FB), to $325 from $305;

Alphabet,

Google’s parent (GOOGL), to $2,020 from $1,975; Pinterest (PINS), to $55 from $43; and Snap (SNAP), to $32 from $28. He repeated Buy ratings on all of them.

“We are bullish on the ad names into Q3 results given a continued

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Planning to buy a House? Here’s how to get your finances back on track

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many people hard financially. From furloughs to job loss and from strict budgets to depleted savings and much more, people are making adjustments as needed. It’s important to stay focused on your financial well-being and take simple steps so you can recover and thrive in the future.



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“Many people who have experienced financial disruption need some help to get their savings back on track,” says Andy Harmening, Consumer and Business Banking director at Huntington. “Even in a strong economy, managing everyday finances can be stressful. Fortunately, with a little diligence and some digital tools that make it easier to save, people can find the financial peace of mind they’re looking for.”

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Harmening says it is possible to improve your finances

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No savings at 50? I’d forget gold and buy cheap UK shares to retire in comfort

The recent performance of UK shares may dissuade some investors from buying FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks. However, British shares continue to offer long-term growth potential that could make a real impact on your retirement plans.



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As such, now could be the right time to avoid the rising gold price and purchase a range of stocks. At age 50, you are likely to have sufficient time for them to recover after the recent stock market crash.

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Investing in UK shares at age 50

Investing money in UK shares at age 50 may seem like a risky move. After all, retirement is likely to be 15-20 years away. For individuals who have no retirement savings, or who are concerned about their retirement prospects, buying gold may seem to be a better idea than purchasing

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Election Watch: 2 Stocks to Buy in November

It seems fair to say at this point that the upcoming election is a bit divisive. When looking at stocks, it’s helpful to put political persuasions aside and seek out companies that won’t get drawn up in the volatility and debate.

Keep an eye on sports betting

It’s not going away. Neither party has done much of anything to impede the spread of states legalizing sports betting. DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) and Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) offer compelling access to an industry that is in the very early stages of realizing its full revenue potential. With professional golf’s Masters Tournament set to be held in November, an NFL season that seems likely to carry all the way through, and the pending return of more college football teams in October, there are some big betting opportunities that will roll through the fall and into winter. It’s a market that can avoid the political

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3 reasons I’d ditch buy-to-let property and buy cheap UK shares right now

Buy-to-let property used to be a surefire way to build a sizeable financial nest egg. Unfortunately, tax and regulatory changes over the past few years means this is no longer the case. As a result, I think buying a basket of cheap UK shares could produce better returns in the long run. 

Today, I’m going to highlight the three reasons why I believe this is the case. 

Buy-to-let returns

There are two ways investors can profit from buy-to-let property. Rental income and capital gains. Many investors rely on rental income to cover mortgage payments and costs, such as decorating and emergency repairs. The income covers the day-to-day expenses, and the real profit comes from capital gains. 

However, over the past few years, rental yields have dropped significantly. The average rental yield in the UK is now around 3.5%, although it’s possible to achieve higher returns. At the same time, the

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Here’s why I’d still buy cheap UK shares to make a million after the stock market crash

With the FTSE 100 index sitting at around 6,000 points, you may be wondering why on earth now would be a good time to buy UK shares. After all, the index is in the same position it was in 2016, and has failed to bounce back as strongly as its US counterpart, the S&P 500.

On top of this, the UK economy is in tatters as a result of the impact of Covid-19, which is showing no sign of letting up in the near future.

What’s more, shares in many major UK companies look downright unappealing at present. I’m thinking of well-established businesses such as Rolls-Royce, Royal Dutch Shell, and HSBC, each of which have taken huge hits in the aftermath of the sell-off.

The appeal of UK shares

Despite all this, I’m confident that buying high-quality UK shares today is a wise move. Moreover, if you’re

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