Income Investing

Amy Calistri's picture
This Signal Says Dividend Increases Will Be on the Rise

I think history could be about to repeat itself. In the downturn earlier in the decade, dividend increases waned, only to spread like wildfire in the years after. That's exactly the situation setting up in today's market.

by Amy Calistri | January 21, 2010
Anthony Haddad's picture
A 13% Yielder that Has Hiked Its Dividends for 21 Quarters

This unknown business-development company has increased its dividend +33% per year since it went public in 2004.

by Anthony Haddad | January 19, 2010
Why 2010 is THE Year for This Investment

An improving economy and historically low valuations have created an ideal situation for this sector.

by Tom Hutchinson | January 19, 2010
Francisco Bermea's picture
An Undervalued Industry Leader with +66% Upside Potential

This insurance company has increased its dividend for 26 straight years, grown revenue for more than a decade and trades at a steep discount to its historical valuations. Shares could jump +66% as they approach their historic valuation.

by Francisco Bermea | January 18, 2010
Andy Obermueller's picture
Looking Beyond Banks to Uncover Truly Excellent Value

Bank balance sheets might make banks seem like great values, though very few are. These two securities, however, sidestep the minefield of financial institutions and not only offer investors a truly good deal but also offer rich dividend income.

by Andy Obermueller | January 17, 2010
Brad Briggs's picture
Don't Miss the Best Pharma Value on the Market

One of the market's most well-known drug giants is trading at single digit valuations -- a value that won't last long. Plus, the company has paid dividends for more than 120 years and yields 5.5%.

by Brad Briggs | January 15, 2010
A High Yielding Bank with Chinese Growth

One of the best positioned banks in the world for growth also happens to pay a fat dividend. Located amid the fastest growing economies in the world and on the cusp of the worldwide economic recovery, this bank could grow by leaps and bounds.

by Tom Hutchinson | January 13, 2010
Nathan Slaughter's picture
These Funds Are Immune to Interest Rates

Funds that hold these securities aren't just immune to rate hikes -- they actually benefit from them. So, if the combination of safety, liquidity and high yields sounds intriguing, then keep on reading.

by Nathan Slaughter | January 12, 2010
Carla Pasternak's picture
The Rarest Securities In the World Yield 11.5%, 11.4% and 9.1%

Investors should be warming up to this special type of security. After all, they can pay more than four times the average yield delivered by the S&P 500 Index -- while offering the safety of a bond with the upside of an equity.

by Carla Pasternak | January 11, 2010
Mary Lou Byrd's picture
Get a 20% Dividend Yield with This Five-Dollar REIT

This REIT's high-yield won't last much longer -- all signs point to a profitable recovery in its share price.

by Mary Lou Byrd | January 06, 2010