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The Market Is Pricey, but These 4 Dividend Stocks Are Still Dirt Cheap

Any way you look at the metrics, the stock market is very pricey on a historical basis. While not every sector is, the S&P 500 as a whole is, driven ...
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Jefferies Top Stocks to Buy Offer Solid Dividend Yields

With the last week of August comes one of the slowest weeks on Wall Street as many New York traders hit the beach and vacation spots for the last time ...
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Warren Buffett’s Highest Dividend Yields Outpacing Dow and Other Yields

Investors love chasing the holdings of the top investment gurus, and that certainly applies to Warren Buffett. After Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its top equity holdings, 24/7 ...
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10 Merrill Lynch Equity Income Portfolio Picks for Safe High-Dividend Yields

With interest rates at embarrassingly low levels and with stocks at all-time highs, many investors have turned to key dividend-paying stocks to generate income and hopefully to achieve long-term upside. ...
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4 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now and Hold Forever

The last time all three of the major U.S. stock indexes hit record highs at the same time was December 31, 1999, and like today there were concerns, like the ...
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3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy That Pay Dividends of Almost 5% and More

One of the things that has troubled some of the Wall Street minds is a slower than expected pickup in retail sales. After all, the huge plunge in gasoline prices ...
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How Just 7 Stocks Can Take the Dow Up to 20,000 and Beyond

The bull market lives on in 2016, and it is now nearing six and a half years of age. Stock market valuations are high at about 18 times forward year ...
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4 Top Dividend Stocks That Should Do Great Regardless of Who Is President

Wall Street is desperately trying to handicap what stocks will do well depending on which presidential candidate wins. A Trump victory would perhaps favor stocks that are helped along by a ...
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Short Sellers Look Worried About High-Yield Defensive Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 29 settlement date are out. Investors and traders alike need to know that the short sellers are now fighting the market at all-time highs. ...
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Jefferies Makes Another Big Summer Change to Its Franchise Picks List

With the second-quarter earnings reporting almost over, and the second half of 2016 well underway, many of the top firms we follow on Wall Street are making some changes to the ...
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UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks Continue to Crush S&P 500: 4 Yield Leaders to Buy

It’s no surprise to longtime investors that total return is a key for success now, as the markets print all-time highs and yields are at all-time lows. We like to ...
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Domestic Dividend Stocks the Only Place to Be: 4 to Buy With Big Revenues in the US

Even though the markets have had a great run off the lows back in 2009, there is one item that is starting to stare investors in the face. Most of the ...
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Does an Overvalued Stock Market Mean a Crash Is Coming?

There is one issue that has come up for quite some time, now that the bull market is seven years old and since the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Buy-Rated Stocks That Yield 5% or More

There is one thing that has become desperately clear to most everybody on Wall Street, rates are going nowhere any time soon, and possibly not until next year if any ...
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4 Dividend Stocks That Would Thrive Under a Donald Trump Presidency

With the party conventions out of the way, we are now just about 100 days out from the general election, and regardless who wins it looks to be a historic ...
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