Joseph Lisanti

Joseph Lisanti, a Financial Planning contributing writer in New York, is a former editor-in-chief of Standard & Poorís weekly investment advisory newsletter, The Outlook.†

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Growth doesnít have to end because a company has decided itís time to pay a dividend.
Creating a donations plan will help your firm make the most of its time and money, as well as engage employees.
Energy sector declines have shown they can put the brakes on dividend-paying stocks, which over the long term have outperformed those that don't.
While some clients may worry about rising interest rates, other factors, such as China and energy, could have a much greater effect on stock prices in 2016.
Three of the top five winners were in the technology sector. Among the biggest losers through November are companies with commodity products.
Advisors may want to take a close look now at these potential funds, which could rise above the competition for their different ways of investing in the dividends universe.
Given the potential for further ECB easing combined with Federal Reserve tightening in the near future, European stocks could perform well in the months ahead. Here are some European ETF choices for advisors and clients who favor dividend-paying equities.
Since 1945, the S&P 500 has risen 77% of the time in the fourth quarter. Whatís more, the average move was a gain of 3.8%.
If second-guessing has begun, consider why you initially recommended the stock---that reason can still be valid even if prices are falling.
Currency-hedged ETFs give advisors lacking experience in this area an option.
Market corrections provide an opportunity to rebalance into equities at lower prices and glean dividend income.
Which firms on the S&P 500 have the most cash on hand?
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