Income Investing

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With Average Yields up to 13%, You Need International Stocks to Bolster Your Income

It's a little-known fact. The United States is one of the worst places to look for high yielding companies. While you still can find many excellent high-yield opportunities on American soil, unless you're looking abroad, you're missing out on the world's best high-income stocks.

by Amy Calistri | April 20, 2009
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The Rarest Security on Earth Carries an Average 17.2% Dividend Yield

Are you looking for a way to grow $10,000 into $35,598? How about the opportunity to turn $25,000 into $88,994? These knock-out returns are available from a rare security that combines stocks and bonds. Only eight of them exist. In this article, Carla Pasternak, editor of StreetAuthority's High-Yield Investing, explains what these securities are and how they work. The only question remaining is this: Why aren't they juicing the returns in your portfolio?

by Carla Pasternak | April 13, 2009
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A Defensive South American Beer Monopoly Offering Steady Growth

This company has a loyal following, a giant market share, a healthy yield, and best of all... it's still growing. Right now, it's without a doubt my favorite defensive play. It brews beer and distributes soft drinks in two of South America's most dynamic economies, Chile and Argentina.

by Amy Calistri | April 02, 2009
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Shake Hands with the U.S. Government

The ailing banking sector has been lent and guaranteed trillions of dollars of your tax money to keep them from going bankrupt.  Luckily, there is a way for you to get it back.  Carla Pasternak--editor of High-Yield Investing --  has uncovered high-yielding securities that are implicitly backed by the government...consider this your bailout.

by Carla Pasternak | March 14, 2009
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High-Yield Government-Backed Debt

With tax rates rising, municipal bonds are looking more attractive than ever.  There is one  bond fund in particular that looks especially promising.  And if you act now, you can lock in high-yields, protect your portfolio from the tax man and have the peace of mind that the underlying securities are backed by the government.

by Carla Pasternak | March 14, 2009
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Is Your Dividend Endangered?

With so many companies cutting and even suspending dividends, how can investors protect themselves?  Carla Pasternak -- editor of High-Yield Investing --  explains how to find healthy funds that are unlikely to suspend dividend distributions.

by Carla Pasternak | March 14, 2009
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A Safe, 14.4% Yield Backed by Uncle Sam Is Now for the Taking

Seven U.S. companies have "AAA" credit ratings, the highest available from Standard & Poor's. Among these titans of industry are such names as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway.  But one -- and only one -- entity is even more highly rated.....Your Uncle Sam.

by Andy Obermueller | March 04, 2009
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Three Value Strategies You Can Use to Beat the Market Today

The market is in turmoil, economic growth has flat-lined, companies are struggling to survive and investors are in full panic mode. This is the perfect recipe for value investors.  With valuations at their lowest levels in years, the market is offering some of the best opportunities I've ever seen. Three areas in particular are showing the best chance for value investors right now.

by Nathan Slaughter | February 10, 2009
The Timeless Investment Every Serious Portfolio Should Have

Forward-looking, billionaire investors like Warren Buffett are placing big bets on this scarce investment. Here's why you should consider doing the same...


by NICKW | December 31, 1969