Bob Ciura is the President of Content at Sure Dividend. With an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BA in Finance from DePaul University, Ciura brings several years of experience in financial modeling and equity valuation to the Real Money team. As a value and income investor with a specific focus on strong dividend-paying companies, he provides regular coverage on Real Money on dividend investing.
Ciura’s specialty is in financial writing – he has been featured on Fox Business, CNN, Yahoo Finance, MSN, The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, and Newsmax. When he isn’t covering financial news, he can be found reading, fishing, and trying new restaurants around Chicago.
Recent Articles By The Author
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Here we'll dive into Pentair, Consolidated Water, and American Water Works -- all names buoyed by the world's increasing thirst for more water.
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3 REITs With Extremely High Yields
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3 Dividend Stocks for Rising Commodities Prices
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3 Quality DRIP Stocks for Rising Long-Term Dividend Income
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These Consumer Dividend Stocks Are Nothing to Sneeze At
As the economy and market gets hit with curve balls, let's check three consumer stocks for high dividend yields.
3 High-Yield Stocks With Desirable Monthly Dividends
Monthly dividend payouts allow for faster compounding, or payments tied much more closely to living expenses.
3 Dividend Stocks for Rising Interest Rates
There are certain sectors of the stock market where rising rates create tailwinds for earnings.
3 Recession-Proof Dividend Stocks
The prospect of a potential recession this year means investors must be more vigilant than ever in selecting stocks for their portfolio.