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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

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Valvoline: Spin-Off for Bargain Hunters?

I’m fond of spin-offs — companies that are “spun off ” from larger companies and now trade as independent entities, explains Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and …

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Four Stocks for the Next Correction

I think there are plenty of reasons to be bullish long term on stocks. The corporate earnings rebound is positive, and corporate profits may be the single most important factor in driving stock pric…

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Media Buys: Four Favorites

Long-time readers of my newsletter are well aware of my fondness for media companies. That attraction has been rewarding over time but has not been without its share of drama, notes Chuck Carlson, e…

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Motorola Solutions: Profits in Public Safety

One of the smallest companies in our Editor’s Portfolio in terms of market capitalization is Motorola Solutions (MSI), says Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor. Market capitalization is …

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Hasbro: More than Toys

While Hasbro (HAS) is often seen purely as a toy company, it is truly an entertainment concern with exposure to not only toys and games but also television, movies, digital gaming, and consumer prod…

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Vectren: A Utility Favorite

Going into 2017, I’m not sure you would have found many investors bullish on the utility sector, observes income investing expert Chuck Carlson, editor DRIP Investor. With interest rates expe…

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Dow Theory: Transport Confirmation?

An important tenet of the Dow Theory is that the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports must confirm one another in direction, explains Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor. The Dow Industrials and T…

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Tune in to Scripps: Cooking to Travel

At a time when many media companies are seeing shrinking viewership, Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) is finding plenty of viewers, suggests Chuck Carlson, editor DRIP Investor. Indeed, the li…