Carla Pasternak's picture
If You Own One of These Popular High-Yielders, Pay Attention

Thanks to the financial reform recently passed by Washington, there are big changes coming to an income hotspot. The best news: investors buying the securities I mention could see handsome yields and capital gains.

by Carla Pasternak | September 22, 2010
David Sterman's picture
This Sector's Mountain of Cash Could Soon Line Your Pocket

The trend of buybacks and dividends is building momentum for this sector. Here's what it means if you hold these stocks.

by David Sterman | September 17, 2010
The Next Great Oil Powerhouse

A little known oil company is in the process of transforming into a global powerhouse. The stock  offers potentially explosive growth, a generous and growing dividend  -- and a hedge against the dollar as well.

by Tom Hutchinson | September 17, 2010
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5 Regional Banks Headed for a Turnaround

Right now looks to be a good time to pick up well-managed, profitable banks that are flying under the radar -- thanks to their larger "too big to fail" brethren attracting the spotlight. These five regional banks have survived the financial crisis and could generate hefty gains for shareholders once the economy rebounds.

by Paul Rolfes | September 17, 2010
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The Best Global Bank for Your Portfolio

While other banks reel from the credit crisis and the strings attached from government assistance, this international bank has avoided a hit to its global franchise and gone on the offensive. Combined with a generous dividend, the moves could pay off big for shareholders.

by Ryan Fuhrmann | September 16, 2010
Carla Pasternak's picture
9 Stocks that Have Consistently Raised Dividends for 25 Years or More

As income investors, we can get caught up in looking for high yields, but there is something else that could make just as big a difference to your long-term returns: dividend growth.

by Carla Pasternak | September 16, 2010
3 Stocks with Yields Above 10%

There are certain stocks that pay an astoundingly high income. But are these yields safe? Here are three ideas worth a further look.

by Tom Hutchinson | September 15, 2010
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What You Don't Know About the Bond Bubble

I'm sure you've heard rumblings about a bubble in bonds -- and for good reason. Bonds have seen a record influx of dollars during the past few quarters. But does that mean you shouldn't buy them? I'll set the record straight.

by Amy Calistri | September 15, 2010
David Sterman's picture
Why the Cheap Debt Frenzy is Great for Stocks

Companies are taking advantage of low rates and selling huge amounts of bonds, which could create real value in stock prices.

by David Sterman | September 09, 2010
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115 Days and Counting... What Could Happen With Your Favorite Income Spots

In only a few months, dividend taxes are set to rise for most investors. To keep you on top of the situation, we've got all the details and also provide a peek at some of the most well-known income hotspots to give you an idea of what's in store.

by Carla Pasternak | September 08, 2010