MLP Profits

For more than two decades Roger Conrad has scoured the earth to help his followers make millions from the best income investments available. Today, Roger insists no income investor should overlook Master Limited Partnerships, because yields are high and capital gains are soaring—some than...
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What You Need to Know About Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds or CEFs (also called closed-end investment management companies) have become popular among income investors for their large and reliable distributions. Many CEFs are primarily focused on producing income and generate big distributions by holding income investments like dividend stocks, REITs or or...
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How to Invest in Big Data

Big Data is a concept and a buzzword coined to describe the increasingly enormous data sets being analyzed by businesses, governments and organizations today. View the names of the companies that have, store and make software for analyzing and using Big Data here.
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3 Factors for Evaluating Dividend-Paying Stocks

Dividend-paying stocks have been growing in popularity for years now, as legions of retirees are forced to look beyond low-yielding government bonds to maintain their income. So in this latest installment in our Dick Davis Digest contributor interview series, I talked to Dividend Editor...
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Natural Gas Sector Standouts

Roger Conrad’s Utility Forecaster is one of only nine newsletters on the Hulbert Financial Digest’s 2011 Honor Roll, which recognizes newsletters that outperform in both up and down markets. Below, he analyzes some of the best income...
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What Golf Teaches Us About Investing

Stock investing is just like golf in every way that matters. Markets are completely impartial and their rewards and punishments are meted out with an even hand. They cannot be mastered. You can make two investments that seem exactly the same to you yet...
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Milking the Chinese Market

In 2002, the Investment Company Institute, the industry group for mutual fund companies, found that just about half (52.7 million or 49.5%) of all U.S. households owned stock in some way. But just 21 million households (fewer than 20%) owned individual stocks outside 401(k)...
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How to Find the Hidden Values in Today’s Market

A lot has been written in previous Cabot Wealth Advisories about how to pick a growth stock. The advice from my fellow Cabot colleagues is sound and, when followed, will lead to exceptional returns. The editors of the growth-oriented Cabot letters know their and...
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Leaders Ready for Lift-Off

One of the reasons I love the stock market is that it's such a battle of the mind. Of course, few pundits or analysts will tell you that--to them, it's all about number crunching, research, valuation and industry analysis. And all of those important...
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Repair Your Portfolio With Dividends

What do you do if you want regular income? What do you do if you're retired and looking for a new source of quarterly checks? Where do you go to find investments that are safe and pay regular, dependable dividends? I suggest you at...
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Answering Readers’ Survey Questions

Two weeks ago, many of you kindly filled out a survey and, in doing so, asked several great investing questions, some of which I'm going to tackle today. I’ll touch on low-risk investment strategies for market downturns, high-yield investments, investments that will benefit the...
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A Great Income Investment

Plummeting prices last year brought many stocks down 50% or more, so that their yields now look extraordinarily high. My database now shows 63 stocks with annual yields of 20% or more. But there's something wrong with these stocks--business at every one of high-yielding...
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Market Timing Simplified

Markets don't stay down forever, and this historic selloff has created a whole raft of bargain stocks. There's just one problem. How do you know when to get back into the market? Here's an easy way to tell, one that's based on one Cabot's...
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