Analysis: Bank of America BAC and Prudential Financial PRU

These two corporate bonds may be better picks than government inflation-fighting issues. Bank of America BAC CPI floater CUSIP 06048WFK1 and Prudential Financial PRU CUSIP 74432RAN3 from Envision Capital Management You may not agree with the Federal Reserve’s definition of inflation because it excludes food and prices...
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Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP)

Today's recommendation comes from StreetAuthority's Paul Tracy, who recently recommended an MLP currently yielding an impressive 11.8% for more aggressive income investors. "Crude oil tanker shipping companies have had a rough run over the past few years, and charter rates for the biggest ships to...
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Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK)

From High-Yield International: “Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK) operates a fleet of 15 crude oil tanker ships, including nine Aframax class ships with a capacity of 750,000 barrels and six Suezmax ships with...
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A Primer on Preferreds

Preferred stocks can be a great way for investors to secure fixed-rate divdends while benefitting from a company’s growth. Below, Richard Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts, explains why preferreds can be the income investor’s best friend. “When we profiled preferred stocks March 2009,...
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Housing Is Out – Gold Is In

A few nights ago, as I found myself sitting at a dinner table with a group of strangers, by way of making conversation (and doing research) I asked, "What do you think will happen with the real estate market?" Their answers: come...
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