About

Charles Carlson is the CEO of Horizon Publishing, an investment newsletter publisher, and is also the CEO of Horizon Investment Services, a money management company. Horizon Investment Services is the sister company of Horizon Publishing Company, the publisher of Dow Theory Forecasts, Upside, and DRIP Investor newsletters. Mr. Carlson is the editor of the DRIP Investor investment newsletter and is a contributing editor of Dow Theory Forecasts investment letter. He is the author of nine books, including the bestselling Eight Steps to Seven Figures (Doubleday), and his latest book, The Little Book of Big Dividends, published by John Wiley & Co. Mr. Carlson's comments appear in such newspapers and magazines as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, US News & World Report, the Washington Post, and more. He also appears frequently on television and radio shows, including CNBC and CNN. Mr. Carlson is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Content from Charles Carlson

Old Tech with Juicy Dividends
Charles Carlson

Some of the juiciest dividends are found in the technology sector, especially some "old" tech names that have been doing well o...

Tickers: CSCO | INTC | MSFT
Nelson Peltz Eyes Procter & Gamble
Charles Carlson

Procter & Gamble (PG) is one of my oldest holdings. I first bought these shares roughly 25 years ago and have added to them via...

Tickers: PG
Dividend Expert Tunes in to CBS
Charles Carlson

I like media stocks, and one that has been a long-time holding of mine is CBS (CBS), notes Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Invest...

Tickers: CBS
Nike: Top Dow Underdog For 2017
Charles Carlson

Many of you are familiar with my "worst-to-first" strategy of investing in Dow stocks. The investment concept was the subject o...

Tickers: NKE
Top Picks 2017: Ingersoll-Rand
Charles Carlson

My Top Pick for income investors is a firm that is situated nicely to take advantage of the market's hard pivot toward industri...

Tickers: IR
Top Picks 2017: Comcast
Charles Carlson

For a favorite growth stock for the coming year, I remain a fan of this media giant whose operations include film entertainment...

Tickers: CMCSA
Quality at a Discount
Charles Carlson

The rising tide has not lifted all boats. Indeed, the stocks below are quality, industry leaders that still trade at big discou...

Tickers: BMY | DIS | NKE
Motorola Solutions: Profits in Public Safety
Charles Carlson

As a provider of communications equipment and services, this featured stock seems well positioned to benefit from a growing glo...

Tickers: MSI