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The Rockefeller Secret

Really, there are no secrets in business – but John D. Rockefeller knew how to build businesses that threw off large amounts of cash. Take for example, Standard Oil a true “Cash Cow” that paid out over 60% of it’s income in dividends. It was that cash flow that made Rockefeller a very wealthy man. […]

Markets Are Down – But Dividends Keep On Increasing

Markets Are Down – But Dividends Keep On Increasing Even with the much anticipated Facebook IPO today, the US stock markets all logged another day of declines with the Dow down 73 points, the Nasdaq down 34 points and the S&P down 9 points, closing another loosing week for US stocks. But all is not […]

2012 – The Year Of The Dividend

2012 – The Year Of The Dividend That’s right, 2012 is on track to see the largest dividend payouts of all time and it’s not too late for you to join in on the action! The New York Times published a piece today, titled, “Dividends Rise In Sign of Recovery” written by columnist Christine Hauser, […]

Stocks + Fireworks = Explosive week of gains

Stocks + Fireworks = Explosive week of gains You know by now that the main focus of the DDI portfolio is (daily) income generation, but with a week like this, the Capital Appreciation that we saw in the markets is always always a nice side benefit. The DOW started the week at 11,943 and with […]