Worry less about beating the benchmark and more about dividend growth and achieving your desired outcomes, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Reinvested dividends from GE, P&G, and Spectra Energy could boost an IRA over the long term, and the stocks also trade at attractive valuations today, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Expectations are muted for the upcoming earnings season, but investors need to focus on underlying company fundamentals and not on one quarter's worth of results, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters .
With more firms decreasing (or eliminating) their payouts, DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters highlights what investors should look for to ensure stable, long-term dividend income.
Having interest-rate risk in your portfolio's stock sleeve is an intelligent move, but investors should also be willing to sacrifice returns than seek additional risks, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters .
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters , and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks, funds, and ETFs today.
Josh Peters discusses the Fed stress test's implications for bank dividends with markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
Buffett has the discipline to guide capital back into his firm rather than use it for dividend payouts, but most companies are better off distributing excess cash to shareholders, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Josh Peters tells markets editor Jeremy Glaser that he still sees attractive values in dividend stocks.
Since the taper talks began, conditions have improved for dividend investors, who can now buy quality names without being vulnerable to long-term interest-rate spikes, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters .