Income Investing

A 17% Yield People Hate

You can get a 17% yield in a sector people love to hate. Amidst a floundering economy, business is absolutely booming in a forgotten corner of the economy. You'll be surprised where...because it's probably the last place you would ever think to look.

by Tom Hutchinson | October 09, 2009
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The Safest High-Yield Electric Utilities

Electric companies are often thought of as safe investments. This "Best in Class" utility lives up to that reputation.

by Francisco Bermea | October 07, 2009
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Taiwan's Market Could Jump +33% ... This High-Yielding Fund Could Do Even Better

When Taiwan relaxed its rules on Chinese investments, its markets surged +7% in one day. As Chinese money continues to pour in, this market could continue to see new highs. One fund is ideally positioned to take advantage of this historic change.

by Anthony Haddad | October 05, 2009
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The Best of Both Worlds: Buyback Leaders with Hefty, Growing Dividends

Few companies have been consistently buying back shares and increasing dividends year after year. Here are two that not only do this, but also yield 6% or more.

by Anthony Haddad | October 01, 2009
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The Just-Released Formula for Predicting High-Yield Winners

Total returns are a combination of dividends paid and capital gains. Unfortunately, capital gains are largely ignored by many investors seeking a stable income stream. But I've run across a new study that will help you find the best way to add capital gains to your returns, and help you predict future high-yield winners.

by Carla Pasternak | September 30, 2009
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The Three Safest High-Yield REITs

REITs can be the income stars of your portfolio... if you are invested in safe ones. But few high-yielding REITs pass the test when it comes to dividend reliability.

by Anthony Haddad | September 26, 2009
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How to Profit from the Government's Own 'Subprime' Lending

The U.S. government is spending trillions of dollars to push the economy back into recovery. Find out how investors can profit from this subprime lending spree.

by Amy Calistri | September 23, 2009
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Avoid the Great Dividend Crunch

Burned by the downturn, many companies may not return to hefty dividends for some time. But safe, high-yielding opportunities still exist -- investors just need to know where to look.

by Anthony Haddad | September 22, 2009
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This Growing Company Yields Four Times the Competition

Anheuser-Busch InBev's shares have returned to the New York Stock Exchange, but it's not the best beer play there. This brewer is a better value -- and it pays a higher dividend.

by Anthony Haddad | September 21, 2009
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How to Buy 43 "Off Limits" Chinese Dividend Stocks

Most stocks listed on China's Shanghai Composite Index are off limits to investors, but I've found a small loophole that allows investors to buy 43 of the steadiest dividend payers in China. Use this little-known trick to lock in high yields from the Shanghai market.

by Carla Pasternak | September 16, 2009