Howard Silverblatt

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Name: Howard Silverblatt
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

S&P 500 nears 2000, a 'giant leap' for investors

When it comes to big, round numbers and market milestones that equate to a “wow” moment on Wall Street, 2000 on the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is akin to walking on the moon.Taking out 2000 would be a small step for investors, but a giant leap ... [Published USA Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

What stock sectors offer the best dividends?

If you want to add some nontraditional sectors to your income portfolio, then consider financials and telecoms, said Howard Silverblatt, a senior index analyst for S&P Indices.He pointed out that about 235 S&P 500 companies have increased their dividends ... [Published CNBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Opinions on bull market split following most recent run-up

Financial advisers are facing a schism in the current perception of the stock market. After the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 1985.44 on July 3, the question now facing advisers is whether the bull market in stocks that began in March 2009 is ... [Published Investment News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Dividend Growth: Standing The Test Of Time

[Originally published on 3/7/2014.]With 2013 being another record-setting year for dividend growth in the S&P 500, having access to isolated corporate fundamentals has become an even more prominent issue for retail investors. According to S&P 500 data ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

These ETFs May Be the Only Bargains Left to Buy

NEW YORK (ETF Expert) -- The 30 companies that comprise the Dow Jones Industrials collectively failed to increase sales in 2013. Yet, the price of the Dow surged more than 25%. While that price appreciation for the big-time benchmark may be slowing, ... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Dividend Stocks: Q2 Review, Full-Year Outlook, and 25 New Increases

The number of U.S. dividend stocks raising payouts this year has hit its highest number since 1979, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to log 25 year-to-date record closes.Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices shows 696 dividend boosts were reported ... [Published Money Morning - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why the 17,000 Dow is bound to crash

As the Dow Jones industrial average broke through the 17,000 barrier to an all-time high on Thursday, many market participants believe this bull (market) may be about to be gored.Many market skeptics point to one or more reasons for their bearish outlook, ... [Published New York Post - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Dividend Boom and Share Buybacks Put These ETFs in...

Besides paying out dividends, the five-year long bull market was marked by another trend from corporations; buying back their own shares. Buybacks have been a great contributor to this Bull Run as well.In the absence of robust revenue growth options, ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dow closes in on 17,000 as stocks reach record high

U.S. stocks kicked off the second half of the year by pushing further into record territory, defying predictions that the current rally doesn’t have much longer to run.The Dow Jones Industrials Average rose 0.8 per cent to 16,956, an all-time high that ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dividends Growth Slows in Second Quarter: S&P Dow Jones Indices

Related Stocks MHFI - The McGraw-Hill Companies IncSym Last Chg Pct Volume MHFI84.15+1.12+1.35%410,800 NEW YORK , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that dividend net increases (increases less decreases) rose $12.6 billion ... [Published Barchart - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dividends Arrive (Again)

Dividends are great. they play a huge role in total return. They are a sign that a company is well managed enough, fiscally disciplined enough, to deploy cash and give it back to shareholders. They offer a way to juice yield if you’re a retiree or an ... [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

A Bull Market Where the Exuberance Has Gone Missing

There’s calm. There’s dead. And then there’s the current U.S. stock market, which keeps inching up to one record high after another with remarkably little fanfare. For 10 trading days in June, the Standard & Poor’sThe S&P has returned 190 percent since ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 27 2014]

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"as public companies continue to be pressured to use their available cash, total shareholder returns from both cash dividends and buybacks are at record levels. the trend of higher returns is growing - more companies are paying more dividends and buying back stocks. at this point, the question is, how much growth will there be, and not will there be growth" Silverblatt added
"i expect this trend of greater shareholder return to continue throughout 2014, as activists remain strong, interest rates low and companies awash in cash" said Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices (read: )...
...was strong again in Q2, as the 696 increases were the most since 1979," says Howard Silverblatt , Senior Index Analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. "the bad news is that the growth rate of actual aggregate cash payments has slowed, even as dividends continue to set record payments."

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S&P 500 nears 2000, a 'giant leap' for investors [Published USA Today - Jul 24 2014]
What stock sectors offer the best dividends? [Published CNBC - Jul 21 2014]
Opinions on bull market split following most re... [Published Investment News - Jul 10 2014]
Dividend Growth: Standing The Test Of Time [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 10 2014]
S&P 500 Dividends Quarter Over Quarter [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 10 2014]
These ETFs May Be the Only Bargains Left to Buy [Published The Street Latest - Jul 08 2014]
Part-Time Nation [Published Frontpagemag.com - Jul 08 2014]
ETFs With Low P/S Ratios May Be The Only Bargai... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 07 2014]
Dividend Stocks: Q2 Review, Full-Year Outlook, ... [Published Money Morning - Jul 07 2014]
Why the 17,000 Dow is bound to crash [Published New York Post - Jul 06 2014]
1,000 Days and Counting: How Long Can the Bull ... [Published Daily Finance - Jul 03 2014]
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Cambria Shar... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 03 2014]
Dividend Boom and Share Buybacks Put These ETFs... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 02 2014]
Dividend Boom and Share Buybacks Put These ETFs... [Published Zacks.com - Jul 02 2014]
Dow closes in on 17,000 as stocks reach record ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 01 2014]
New List of the Best Stocks to Buy in Tech, Eme... [Published Money Morning - Jul 01 2014]
Dividend ETFs Still Popular Despite Slowing Growth [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 01 2014]
Dividends Growth Slows in Second Quarter: S&P D... [Published Barchart - Jul 01 2014]
Dividends Arrive (Again) [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
A Bull Market Where the Exuberance Has Gone Mis... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 27 2014]
S&P: Cut Corporate Taxes to Create 10M New Jobs [Published FOXBusiness.com - Jun 26 2014]
Dividend Boom and Share Buybacks Put These ETFs... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jun 25 2014]
Best Stocks to Buy: Access Our Top LNG Plays, T... [Published Money Morning - Jun 24 2014]
Quadruple Witching Friday [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 20 2014]
The Investor Class gets another raise this year [Published The Reformed Broker - Jun 12 2014]
Hot Links: Most Hated [Published The Reformed Broker - Jun 12 2014]
5 things you need to know about Apple’s stock s... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 09 2014]
Are Valuations Really Too High? [Published The Big Picture Blog - May 12 2014]
Are Stocks Getting Ready for a Bumpy Ride? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 06 2014]
Wall Street is Throwing Cash at Investors Like ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 11 2014]
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The Investor Class gets another raise this year [Published The Reformed Broker - Jun 12 2014]
The wealthiest ten percent of Americans own eighty percent of the stock market and it is this breakdown that’s been the reason why the Fed’s primary transmission mechanism – QE to raise asset prices – hasn’t simulated shit. Because the people who ...
Hot Links: Most Hated [Published The Reformed Broker - Jun 12 2014]
Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Crude oil going banoodles on the Iraqi terror takeover.  ( BusinessInsider ) May Retail Sales disappoints. Guess it was the polar vortex again.  ( Reuters ) You should be reading these five financial bloggers. ...
5 things you need to know about Apple’s stock s... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 09 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company’s technological wizardry. In late April, the iPhone and iPad maker announced plans to split its stock for the first time in nine years. Since then, ...
Are Valuations Really Too High? [Published The Big Picture Blog - May 12 2014]
Are Valuations Really Too High? By John MauldinThoughts from the FrontlineMay 10, 2014 Take It to the LimitIn a Perfect WorldThe Future of EarningsHow Did We Get Here?It’s Not Only Stock Market ValuationsSan Diego, Italy, and Nantucket The older I get ...
Are Stocks Getting Ready for a Bumpy Ride? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 06 2014]
S&P Dow Jones Indices Warren Buffett once said: “I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.” Unlike Buffett, many people have a different ...
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Quadruple Witching Friday [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 20 2014]
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