Income Investing

Income investors looking to cash in on rising oil and natural gas prices may be hard pressed to find traditional companies that pay a hefty yield. Exxon (NYSE: XOM), for example, yields 2.4% and Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK), the largest producer of natural… Read More

I know what you’re thinking… But this isn’t another article predicting which parts of the healthcare sector will be the most barren (or fertile) once the reform bill shakes out. There are plenty out there already — and each of our StreetAuthority editors has already chimed in with a few… Read More

Large telecom providers have become some of the market’s strongest dividend-paying companies. Although they pay strong yields, most of the big U.S. telecoms don’t offer much in the way of growth. The problem is that fixed-line usage is slowly dying as more customers drop their wired phones… Read More

If you were paying close attention last week, you might have noticed some of the world’s most powerful groups — who each have the power to move markets by themselves — all said the same thing… albeit in different language. Last Tuesday, the Federal Reserve announced that it will keep… Read More

Tech stocks are notoriously stingy dividend payers. Typically, these companies use earnings to fuel growth and to keep up with the competition, not to pay shareholders. In fact, the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index yields just 0.8%… Read More