Chevron Corp. yields 5.5%

Chevron Corp. yields 5.5%

Despite COVID-19 and the global economic slowdown, investors should keep some exposure to the oil industry, especially integrated firms like this one. 

This oil producer now plans to diversify its operations and cut its costs with an acquisition worth $5.5 billion. If approved, that deal should… Read More

How blue chip dividends can give you higher portfolio returns

How blue chip dividends can give you higher portfolio returns

Blue chip dividends are a key part of successful investing
The best blue chips offer both capital gains growth potential and regular income through blue chip dividends. The dividend yield is certainly one of the most concrete indicators of a sound investment. It is the percentage… Read More

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

A rise in processed transactions led to a 6.6% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

A new mobile payment industry acquisition should complement the firm’s existing processing operations and could increase its business-to-business revenue. 

VISA INC. (New York symbol V; www.visa.com) gives you… Read More

Enjoy a huge 6.9% yield from Power Corp.

Enjoy a huge 6.9% yield from Power Corp.

The company’s mutual fund and portfolio management businesses continue to support its dividend, now offering a high 6.9% yield following the most-recent increase in May. 

 A recent acquisition has diversified the holding company’s operations outside of North America at the same time it looks to the… Read More