Stop Market Timing and Start Dividend Investing

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Often enough, you will hear from conventional financial planners that quickly entering and exiting certain stock market investments has the realistic possibility of being a futile endeavor, and usually the explanation “why” simply focuses on the fact that stock market prices are fickle in the short term and can take years and years to correctly reflect the value of the enterprise you have in mind. That’s absolutely part of the equation, but there is more to it than that: almost all of the stock market’s gains come in very short bursts that are wildly unpredictable.

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Originally posted 2013-06-06 09:00:05.

Visa Stock’s Investment Returns Through 2028

From a pure business dominance perspective, I can think of few businesses in the history of Western Civilization that have created a better combination of ubiquity and high growth than the e-payment network giant Visa (V). Companies that receive payments, which are loathe to pay out fees for each transaction, have little choice but to gin up and bear it because customers avail themselves of making purchases with either Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, a debit card, a store card/private label card, or cash.

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