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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now, Even as the Market Gets Extended

The way 2016 started off, it looked like we were in for a very dreary year. By mid-February the market had dropped a stunning 11.4% in six short weeks. The ...
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How a Weaker Dollar Will Help 4 Top Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks

After over a year and a half of almost solid upward appreciation by the U.S. dollar, the tide appears to have finally turned some. In fact, after six consecutive quarters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Exelon, General Dynamics, Mattel, Philip Morris, SanDisk, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking steadily lower on Thursday ahead of the three-day Easter weekend. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both went positive for 2016 last week, but now ...
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As Institutional Investors Continue to Sell, 4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold

Though the markets have fought their way back to even after a horrible start to the year, one very interesting anomaly continues to show up. According to Merrill Lynch, for the ...
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Why Altria and Philip Morris International Could Merge Back Together

One strategy for a company to unlock value for shareholders is to break itself up. That is what happened when Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) decided to split apart the ...
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5 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Investing is something that many people make harder than it really should be. The biggest part of long-term gains in the market can come from the dividends that the top ...
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Big Tobacco: Which of the Big 3 Is on Top?

Of all the billion dollar industries in the United States, few are dominated by so few large players than big tobacco. Last year’s merger between then second and third place ...
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4 Ultra-Secure Dividend Stocks on Sale to Buy Now and Hold Forever

One nice result from the volatility in the markets over the past seven weeks is to lower prices on the stocks that investors who need consistent and safe income may ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Well, the Chinese appear to have backed the Federal Reserve into a corner, and with our economy sputtering along at a very tepid rate, future increases in the fed funds ...
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9 High-Quality Dividend Stocks for Volatile Times From Merrill Lynch

When the stock market becomes uncertain, investors often tend to flock toward defensive stocks or stocks that have very high-quality earnings. That generally means that their dividends are deemed safe ...
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Solid Earnings Pull Altria Through Q4

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company had $0.67 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.79 in revenue (excluding ...
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Top DJIA Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the fourth quarter of last year has ramped up, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies ...
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5 High-Yield Defensive Stocks That Can Thrive in the 2016 Market Panic

Did the bull market just get seriously interrupted? Or did it actually end? That is what investors are wondering about 2016. The Dow fell by 2.2% in 2015, and that ...
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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy as 2016 Starts With Market Rout

To most that have been involved in the markets, Monday's massive sell-off to start the 2016 trading year was very surprising. Typically the markets trade up in early January as ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

The more investment experience you have, the more you want to stick with companies that have shown the ability to stay relevant while still generating dividends and dividend growth. Many ...
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