That could mean taking a look at dividend ETFs like the iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index (NYSE: DVY) is a good idea. After all, the S&P 500 dividend yield is just 2.1%, below its historical average, but better than what you'd get with …
This is a time when a skilled stock-picker can add real value to portfolio. The table below compares the current indicated dividend yields associated with a selection of higher dividend-paying sectors. Already, the current equity dividend yields …
Catastrophic events in Japan left the world in shock, and brought an economic powerhouse to a temporary standstill seems to have had little impact on US equities as the immediate drama dies down. North Africa and the Middle East still have …
Vanguard Group has a stranglehold on the dividend ETF universe, with its two largest funds topping the list. Both funds have a focus on dividend stocks, but each takes a different tack toward offering investors exposure to these income …
The fact that a portfolio like JPG's with such high equity exposure (96.5 percent) performed so poorly during a period of strong performance in the stock market is shocking and confirms this $1.31 million portfolio has significant flaws. …
Brazil's Senate voted to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial for breaking budget laws, signaling the end of 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers Party.
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Investors have hunted for strong dividend stocks for decades, and the recent low interest rate environment has made it even more important for investors to focus on these income-producing investments. To get a wide array of these income …