- BusinessKiplinger.com•5 hours ago
With interest rates in the basement and likely to stay there for some time, investors have, for good reason, flocked to dividend-paying stocks. But demand has pushed up the prices of many popular payers to possibly unsustainable levels. These stocks could be vulnerable to steep declines. People who can live off of their dividend income and can ignore share-price fluctuations may not have to worry much about a market reversal. After all, given enough time, the price of a good company will eventually recover. But investors who can’t stomach a downturn—even if it proves temporary—may want to lighten up on some overpriced dividend stocks. We’ve identified five dividend payers that look overvalued
Whatever the case, it was years ago and, try as you may, this old collection account keeps reappearing on your credit report. You're frustrated because you know that mistake all those years ago is still a red flag for lenders (and even landlords and utility companies) because it's lowering your credit scores. One thing to keep in mind is that there's little you can do to remove an accurate collection account from your credit reports before the collection account "ages out," which is typically seven years after the account first goes to collections.
- financeJulia La Roche•5 hours ago
Broadly speaking, it’s been a brutal summer for hedge funds. Hedge funds have continued to suffer from sizable redemptions, with investors yanking another $25.2 billion in the month of July alone, bringing year-to-date outflows to $55.9 billion, according to a new eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows report