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Dr. Michael McDonald holds a PhD in finance and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Nasdaq.com, Bloomberg, Reuters, and many other outlets. Michael’s past work experience time on Wall Street, with a major hedge fund and working for several technology startups. Michael has also served as the CFO of a clean energy company, and in lower level financial roles at a number of other small and midsized companies. Michael is a partner in consulting firm Morning Investments, and is the editor of the Litigation Finance Journal.

Recent Content By Michael McDonald
Dividend University

Why the Price to Dividend Per Share Ratio Is Better Than the P/E Ratio

When smart investors go looking for stocks, they do not focus on the price of the stock. A stock...

Dividend University

Why Do Special Dividends Sometimes Have an Ex-Dividend Date After the Pay Date?

Many investors are focused on the income-generating potential of stocks these days. With the...

Dividend Investing Ideas Center

How Can Investors Gain Pure Dividend Exposure?

Investors in the stock market are starting to realize what investors in the bond market have...

Dividend Investing 101

How to Interpret Payout Ratio While Evaluating Dividend-Paying Stocks?

Have you ever considered a stock based on a seemingly attractive dividend but felt unsure if the...

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How Will Unwinding Fed's $4.5 Trillion Balance Sheet Affect the Markets?

Investors considering the lofty stock and bond market prices may be wondering what will happen as...

Dividend Investing Ideas Center

How Dividend Investors Can Secure Their Dividend With Dividend Swaps

There are a lot of products in the Wall Street jungle with which many investors are unfamiliar....

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Dividend Investing Ideas Center

Critical Facts You Need to Know About Preferred Stocks

Have you ever wished for the safety of bonds, but the return potential of common stocks? If so,...

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Dividend Investing Ideas Center

Are Dividend Yields Better Than Peer-To-Peer Yields for Income Investors?

Have you ever wondered about alternatives to dividend investing? For income investors, there are...

Dividend University

Why Some Stocks Have a $0 Annualized Payout

Investors in stocks are often looking for income from their investments to help support their...

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A Little Known Way to Enhance Dividend Income

Investors often look for income through their investments in the form of dividends. Yet many...

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Smart Beta and Dividend Investing

It’s an exciting time to be a dividend investor. You might have heard about how everyone is...

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Five Companies With Downside Revenue Exposure to Chinese Yuan

The current political environment is bringing a heightened focus on the costs and benefits of...

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As Fed Hikes Rates, History Offers a Glimpse of Where Wall Street Is Headed

The stock market over the next few years may look markedly different than over the last few...

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The Market Wrap for November 24: Markets Rally Ahead of Thanksgiving

Markets finally shrugged off concerns about the proposed tax legislation this week after House...

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Trending: Cisco, Home Depot, Walmart & Nike Rally After Earnings Beat

Dividend.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with...

Dividend Investing Ideas Center

5 Dividend Stocks With Exposure to AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents one of the biggest paradigm shifts in human history. By...