Fools were out and about this week in an investing world jampacked with actions and ideas. Here are three articles you might find useful as you decide how to invest your money.
Technology Dividends of the Future
Investors don't usually turn to the technology sector for dividends, but that could be changing. As Fool contributor Brian Stoffel wrote: "[T]he day will soon be coming when some tech stalwarts will start paying nice dividends. Though these mature companies will likely leave their rule-breaking, 100%-share-appreciation days behind, a future filled with dividends isn't that bad either."
Brian took a look at the sustainability of dividends at seven companies, including Corning
Check out the article for more insight on how to profit from dividends in the tech sector.
These Stocks Pack Double Trouble
Fool columnist Alyce Lomax delivers a timely heads-up, reminding investors to investigate whether the companies they own are playing favorites among investors.
"Companies with a dual-class ownership structure have two separate classes of common stock … which generally carry a different number of votes," Alyce wrote. "From a corporate governance perspective, this signals big-time danger, because the class of shares management owns generally gives them more votes than the shares investors like you buy."
Stocks Now Almost Guaranteed to Slaughter Bonds
Reading Fool contributor Morgan Housel's article on stocks and bonds is worth the time, even though you run the risk of getting a children's song stuck in your head.
"For the benefit investors obtain from bonds -- they don't wobble to and fro -- investors have resigned themselves to negative real returns," Morgan wrote, cuing up a very catchy tune: "Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro? Can you tie 'em in a knot? Can you tie 'em in a bow?" But back to the article and Morgan's view: "You don't own that kind of asset to make money. You do it ... because you're frightened of today."
Read the article to learn more about whether it's smart to have your money in bonds rather than stocks.
Fool online editor Kris Eddy owns no shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.
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