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.

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Media Buys: Four Favorites
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Long-time readers of my newsletter are well aware of my fondness for media companies. That attraction has been rewardin…

Tickers: CMCSA | DIS | CBS | SNI
Motorola Solutions: Profits in Public Safety
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One of the smallest companies in our Editor’s Portfolio in terms of market capitalization is Motorola Solutions …

Tickers: MSI
Hasbro: More than Toys
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While Hasbro (HAS) is often seen purely as a toy company, it is truly an entertainment concern with exposure to not onl…

Tickers: HAS
Vectren: A Utility Favorite
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Going into 2017, I’m not sure you would have found many investors bullish on the utility sector, observes income …

Tickers: VVC
Dow Theory: Transport Confirmation?
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An important tenet of the Dow Theory is that the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports must confirm one another in directi…

Tune in to Scripps: Cooking to Travel
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At a time when many media companies are seeing shrinking viewership, Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) is finding ple…

Tickers: SNI
Old Tech with Juicy Dividends
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Some of the juiciest dividends are found in the technology sector, especially some “old” tech names that ha…

Tickers: CSCO | INTC | MSFT
Nelson Peltz Eyes Procter & Gamble
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Procter & Gamble (PG) is one of my oldest holdings. I first bought these shares roughly 25 years ago and have adde…

Tickers: PG