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8 Great Dividend Stocks Yielding 8% or More

High-yield dividend stocks typically play a vital role for investors planning for retirement. However, like many things in life, there is no such thing as a free lunch when it comes to income plays. Many of the...

Ignore Your Gut Instincts When Investing

One of the smartest things you can do as an investor is to stop making moves based on your gut instincts. You will probably become a much better investor, because studies show your portfolio is likely to perform...

7 "Strong Buy" Stock Picks for Breakneck Growth

Growth investors have the same simple goal: Jump into a stock before it skyrockets. Naturally, the solution isn't as simple: Making the right stock picks takes patience, monitoring, a little bit of luck ... and a...

10 Funds to Buy for High-Yield Preferred Stocks

Preferred stocks - a high-yield asset that's typically referred to as a stock-bond "hybrid" because it has characteristics of each - are treading water this year after a strong showing in 2017. But that's OK....

9 Tech Stocks That Are Kings of Their Domain

There is a rule in technology called the 90-9-1 rule, and it usually holds true. Leading tech stocks tend to dominate 90% of the market, the second-place company gets 9%, and everyone else scraps for the...

Disrupter Deal: Trade Stocks Commission-Free

Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2018 Disrupter Deal: The Instant Pot Get the Real Deal for Less Best Bets for Grocery Delivery Top Tech Bargains for 2018 Refurbished and Open-Box Deals Disrupter Deal:...

3 Values in Consumer Staples Stocks

Consumer staples stocks are supposed to be bastions of stability, regardless of economic conditions. But over the past year, as Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose 16.5%, staples stocks within the index...

Free Trades on Low-Cost Funds

Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2018 Disrupter Deal: The Instant Pot Get the Real Deal for Less Best Bets for Grocery Delivery Top Tech Bargains for 2018 Refurbished and Open-Box Deals Disrupter Deal:...

10 Cool Things Your Google Home Smart Speaker...

Search giant Google says its AI-powered voice assistant, Google Assistant, can do more than 1 million actions. And all it takes is an "OK Google" with the company's Google Home smart speaker. It's a genius move...

How to Invest Intelligently: Work Smart, Not Hard

Every month or so, I get a call or an email from an investor who sold all his or her stocks during the 2007-09 market meltdown - often sidestepping most of the damage - but has never gotten back into stocks.The...

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