How To Find the Right REITs for Your Portfolio

Wall Street’s Best Editor’s Note: Thanks to Gordon Pape for this timely article about the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) industry. Gordon is an income expert and a regular contributor to our Wall Street’s Best newsletters, focusing on both U.S. and Canadian stocks. REITs Losing...
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Here’s An Easy Way to Buy Foreign Stocks

Smart investment decisions do not always produce instant investment profits. Take international investing. The smart play is to have exposure to international stocks. It’s estimated that overseas stock markets account for well over half of the global stock. Thus, to ignore international stocks to...
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Investment Digest: Top Picks 2013 Updates Part 3

Today’s updates cover companies beginning with the letter I, several of which gave investors very nice returns. I’ve included the advisor’s current advice on the pick, whenever available, and given you the return from the date of recommendation through the end of 2013. International Business Machines (IBM)...
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iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV)

The iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index ETF (USMV) seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index. The ETF invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the Index or in receipts...
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iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV)

Today’s recommendation is a low-volatility ETF that should appeal to risk-averse investors, although more aggressive investors could also use it as a counterweight to an otherwise volatile portfolio. iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV) from Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor The iShares MSCI USA Minimum Index...
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The Vanguard REIT Index ETF (VNQ)

Today The Investment Letter Editor David Jennett recommends an ETF with a  3.6% yield. Though this fund should be relatively un-correlated to the broader market, Vanguard does give it its second-highest risk rating (four out of five), so this recommendation is for income investors with a risk...
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