Philip Springer

Philip Springer is the chief investment strategist of Personal Finance. He has provided authoritative leadership and guidance on investments and portfolio management for more than 30 years, as both an investment advisor and newsletter editor. With a B.A. degree in history and completely self-taught in the world of finance, Phil has learned that financial markets are constantly surprising yet often repeat themselves. A popular speaker at investment conferences and on investment cruises, Phil has been interviewed on CNBC and CNN. He has written articles for or been quoted in many national publications, including Business Week, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

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ABB (ABB)

Today’s recommendation is an industrial technology company that pays annual dividends and also has substantial growth potential. ABB (ABB) from Personal Finance ABB is an industrial machine and electrical equipment manufacturer for utilities and industrial customers around the world. [ABB] generates roughly 50% of total revenue late-cycle...
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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)

Today’s pick is an NYSE-listed Canadian bank that boasts robust growth and strong diversification. The new recommendation is followed by a sell alert from Blue Chip Growth. Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) from Personal Finance Canada’s economy weathered the financial crisis in relatively strong shape. Consequently, vast...
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Fidelity GNMA Fund (FGMNX)

In today’s Daily Alert, Personal Finance Editor Philip Springer recommends selling the Fidelity GNMA Fund (FGMNX), recommended here on March 12, 2013, and in Dividend Digest issue 246. “Mortgage-backed securities have performed extremely well over the past few years, particularly Ginnie Mae bonds (GNMA), which carry an government guarantee...
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