dividend yields

How to Calculate a Dividend Yield

You are mere paragraphs away from mastering one of life's most important equations. This article kicks off a short series in which we'll review the major computations behind the numbers you see at AOL DailyFinance. You're about to learn Mathanese -- aka the numbers behind investing's big equations.

Under the Radar: Dividend-Yielding Plays [Video]

Hilary Kramer, editor of GameChangerStocks.com says that many investors find solace in dividend yielding stocks during tough times. In this video, Kramer provides three stocks that she says not only sport great dividend yields, but also have significant upside potential.

How to Play Defense in a Volatile Market

Equity investors have ample reason to be frustrated these days. The S&P 500 has hovered around 1,080 since mid-May, but it hasn't been a quiet ride. Oliver Pursche, president of Gary Goldberg Financial Services, talks about how you can smooth out the bumps of short-term volatility.