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UBS Adds New Stocks to Buy to Its Equity Focus List

After a brutal sell-off on Thursday, and possibly more selling on the horizon, investors are starting to get a little nervous that the long-running Wall Street party may be over. ...
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Could Verizon, AT&T, Level 3 and Others Follow Windstream in REIT Creations?

There is a potential game changing blueprint for the telecom and data carrier industry now. This may seem far-fetched on the surface, but imagine if telecom giants such as AT&T ...
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Windstream Gets Creative in REIT Transformation – It Matters!!!

This story has been updated below. Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) has been a controversial stock for more than just a little while. Now the communications and technology solutions ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 15 settlement date is out and we have compared the defensive dividend stocks, aside of utilities, to what has happened since the June ...
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Yieldco Stocks Are Exploding — the Top Ones to Buy Now

The rise of master limited partnerships (MLPs) as an asset class coincided with investors' desire for stable and growing cash flow. In 2013, there were more than 20 initial public ...
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5 Analyst Stocks to Buy Yielding 10% or More

After many years of very low interest rates, stock investors have had plenty to cheer about -- the market is up almost 200% since the lows in March of 2009. ...
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Earnings and Buyback Drive Halliburton to New Highs

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. The oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of ...
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How the Market and Analysts Value Apple Ahead of Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will dominate earnings season on Tuesday afternoon when it reports earnings. The stock has undergone its split, and no significant pullback has been seen. In fact, ...
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eBay Delivers Good Enough Earnings, With Many Shares Repurchased

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) has now reported its second-quarter earnings, with the report coming in at $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) on an adjusted basis. Revenue was $4.37 billion. The online ...
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Even Sirius XM Adds to Stock Buybacks

There has been some talk of late that corporations are starting to slow down on their waves of stock buybacks. It might make sense when you consider that many of ...
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Highest Yielding MLPs That Can Outperform for the Rest of 2014

Despite a sell-off earlier in the year, the top energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) finished up the first half of the year in pretty good shape. In fact, on a ...
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Short Sellers Get Aggressive in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the June 30 settlement date is out, and there were selectively an increasing number of shares short in our go-to list of defensive high-yield stocks ...
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Analyst Has Two Solid Dividend Yields Averaging 10%

A research report came out on Monday, when many investors were still out enjoying an extended Fourth of July holiday, talking up two of the key mortgage real estate investment ...
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Four Solid Dividends Yielding 9.5% or More

Going on six years of the lowest interest rates may have done wonders for the stock market, but for income investors and savers it has been a nightmare. At the ...
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Short Interest Screams Higher in Defensive High-Yield Stocks

The short interest data for the first two weeks of June has been released. The results show that short interest was higher in almost all our go-to list of defensive ...
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