The Week’s Investing News Roundup: Coca-Cola, Dividend Stocks, Insider Buying

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  • The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and said cuts in March were unlikely.
  • Consumer confidence hit a two-year high, and the January jobs report was stronger than expected, but credit card debt continues to soar.
  • Alphabet and Microsoft shares fell despite earnings beats. Meta declared its first dividend. Amazon abandoned its acquisition of Roomba.
  • Walmart managers to get stock grants, and the company announced a stock split.
  • American Airlines, PayPal, UPS and others announced layoffs.
  • China stocks fell to multiyear lows despite government rescue efforts.

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Investors who put $2,500 into ultra-yield dividend stocks such as Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY) and Arbor Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: ABR) can generate some healthy passive income.

The Five Best Stocks Under $15 That Pay Ultra-Yield Dividends

Investors looking for reasonably priced ultra-yield dividend stocks may want to consider Energy Transfer L.P. (NYSE: ET), Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE), and other top stocks that trade for less than $15 a share.

Five Small-Cap Stocks That Pay Huge Ultra-Yield Dividends

Investors with some risk tolerance who need passive income streams may want to consider five small-cap dividend stocks with ultra-high yields, including Redwood Trust Inc. (NYSE: RWT).

Three Solid Stocks That Have Gigantic 14% or Better Yields

Aggressive income investors looking to build significant passive income streams may want to look at AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) and these other stocks yielding 14% or more.

Huge Insider Buys From Warren Buffett, Jack Ma, Carlos Slim and More

Colossal stock purchases by these famous billionaire investors highlight recent insider buying. Biotech stocks such as Viridian Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VRDN) also tempted insiders, as did public offerings of stock.

Six Reasons to Avoid Coca-Cola Stock Immediately

People are not going to stop drinking Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) beverages anytime soon. Does that mean it is a good brand to invest in? Here are some reasons investors might want to avoid the stock now.

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