The Week’s Investing News Roundup: Amazon, Dividend Stocks, and More

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  • Nvidia topped earnings expectations, announced a stock split, and hiked its dividend. Dell and Nvidia partnered in AI push.
  • Legendary tech investor Gene Munster predicted a five-year rally and spectacular crash.
  • U.S. debt hit $34.5 trillion. Gold and copper surged to records.
  • Lowe’s and Macy’s topped earnings estimates despite declining sales. Target profits fell short, and it lowered prices on grocery and household items.
  • The FDIC chair announced his exit. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon hinted at impending retirement.
  • SEC Chair Gary Gensler denounced a congressional crypto market bill.
  • Wendy’s to follow McDonald’s in launching value meals. Nestle launched a line of foods aimed at Ozempic, Wegovy users. Memorial Day travel is expected to surge.

Six Safe Blue Chip Dividend Stocks That Yield More Than Treasury Bonds

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), and other companies provide consistent and dependable dividend streams and have solid upside potential.

Top Wall Street Strategist Sees 500 Point S&P 500 Drop: 6 Passive Income Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Stifel’s Barry Bannister thinks the next 500-point move for the S&P 500 is to the downside. So, moving to safe, income-yielding large-cap stocks like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) and Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE: D) makes sense now.

The Six Best Dividend Stocks to Buy With $2,000

Investors can purchase and start to generate positive total returns with AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Energy Transfer L.P. (NYSE: ET), Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), and other solid, lower-priced stocks that pay dependable dividends.

An Amazon Dividend Could Boost Its Stock by $200 Billion Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), known for its growth-at-all-costs financial discipline, might benefit from issuing a dividend. Discover why an Amazon dividend is likely coming sooner than later.

Want $10,000 in Passive Income? Invest $7,500 in These 12 Dividend Stocks

New Fortress Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NFE), Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: PSEC), Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ: VOD), and nine other dividend-paying stocks combined can generate over $10,000 a year in passive income for an investment of $7,500 in each one.

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