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High-Yield Buyout Prospects As The Energy Sector Finds A Bottom

High-Yield Buyout Prospects As The Energy Sector Finds A Bottom

| August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is starting to look like the long suffering energy midstream sector has found a bottom. This is good news for income investors, since this group of stocks pays growing dividends with very attractive yields. A market bottom for the sector will give positive, double digit annual total returns going forward. The current level of […]

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How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

| August 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

I feel like we have moved into a Dr. Strangelove type of financial world. The economic data shows that the U.S. economy is doing fine. We have growth in the economy, low unemployment, and rising wages. Home prices continue to increase. In contrast, on the financial markets side of the universe, traders are pushing bond […]

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7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%

7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%

It’s not easy separating the winners from the losers Editor’s note: This story was previously published in May 2019. It has since been updated and republished. Google the question “What’s considered a high dividend yield?” and you get more than 65 million results. That’s because many investors are on the hunt for dividend stocks to […]

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Three High-Yield Trades For A Market Lacking Direction

Three High-Yield Trades For A Market Lacking Direction

| July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, the stock market major indexes set new record highs. Then as 2019 second-quarter earnings season kicked off; the markets pulled back. As we move deeper into earnings, it is impossible to determine where stock prices will go. This type of increased market volatility can produce more attractive return opportunities for covered […]

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Three High-Yield Stocks Expected To Raise Dividends In Early July

Three High-Yield Stocks Expected To Raise Dividends In Early July

| June 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

Next week we start a new month and more importantly for stock investors, a new quarter. Income focused investors can look forward to a new round of dividend announcements and payments. A number of the companies in the energy infrastructure sector make dividend announcements in the early days of a new quarter, weeks before they […]

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Cash Grab: 3 Beaten-Up Big-Yield Contrarian Plays

Cash Grab: 3 Beaten-Up Big-Yield Contrarian Plays

| June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Seven percent dividends. That’s what my 18 favorite stocks and funds yield on average in my “No Withdrawal” Retirement Portfolio. And it’s that very yield that gives the critically-acclaimed portfolio its name. Investors collect so much income every month that they don’t need to pull out their nest egg to make ends meet. The regular […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

| May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates, in 2016 the Federal Reserve Board started to increase its Fed Funds Rate, which is the rate that drives all short term interest rates. That rate is now effectively 2.5%. Over the same period, rates at the longer end of the yield curve have not risen […]

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How To Boost Your Portfolio’s Yield By 194%

How To Boost Your Portfolio’s Yield By 194%

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

As investors near retirement, they tend to favor bonds, which provide income and less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before—which means much more time for inflation to eat away at your nest egg’s purchasing power—it’s important to not go too conservative too early in […]

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3 High-Yield REITs For Conservative Investors

3 High-Yield REITs For Conservative Investors

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

It has been a challenging start to 2019 for real estate investment trust (REIT) investors. At the start of the year, the REIT indexes zoomed higher. The last few weeks have investors wonder if the party is already over for the year. The financial media is placing blame in many places including trade wars, slowing […]

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Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In April

Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In April

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

While the Fed has for now put interest rate increases on hold, I continue to receive questions on whether REIT values will be hurt by rising interest rates. It is a widely held –but inaccurate– belief that REIT values must fall if interest rates continue to increase. The fact that many REITs increase their dividends […]

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