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2 Best High-Yield Stocks for Rising Interest Rates

Projecting an aggressive three rate hikes in 2017, the Federal Reserve’s actions might put some of your income stocks in danger. Replace those stocks today with the two Tim Plaehn details that will actually become more profitable with higher rates.  From the financial news sources, you may be hearing the opinion that rising interest rates […]

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The Top 3 Underrated Financial Stocks to Buy Today

The big banks have made huge run-ups since Trump’s election, but these obvious winners aren’t the only businesses that will see profits increase as rates do the same. Invest in these three underrated financial stocks for total returns as the market has not yet woken up to their renewed potential. Banks have been killer investments […]

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2 High-Yield Stocks for a Steady Income in Retirement

Paying you 8% in dividends a year, these two stocks can really boost your income over the typical dividend stock investments that pay right around 2%. Plus, their steady businesses that will keep churning out growth will actually become more profitable after the Fed raises rates.  Finally, after nearly a decade of basically zero percent […]

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3 Best Buys for the December Fed Rate Hike

Approaching a 100% chance to be increased in December, now is the time to pick out the stocks that will outperform in a higher rate environment. With businesses positively affected by higher rates, don’t overlook these three stocks that will be big benefactors thanks to increased rates. An interest rate hike is just about guaranteed […]

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Gold’s Bull Run Has Just Begun: Top 5 Stocks for Growth

After pulling back this week, investors can now buy shares of gold ETFs, gold mining stocks, and gold royalty stocks at a massive discount. With the long-term bull thesis still well intact, use this market sell-off to purchase cheap shares that will turn into long-term winners.  Why to Own Gold and Gold Stocks Gold tumbled […]

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5 Dividend Stocks to Sell Before September 20

A higher chance of a Fed rate hike has put these five dividend stocks at high-risk of a sell-off that could send their share prices down double-digits. Replace any of these popular stocks about to fall with the four Tim Plaehn recommends today that will be fine if the Fed hikes rates this year.  The […]

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The Best High-Yield Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Raises Rates

Don’t just assume that your high-yield stocks will lose money if the Fed starts to increase interest rates. In fact, these two safe, high-yield stocks that both yield over 8% will become even more profitable as interest rates rise. And with the rest of the market ignoring this fact, you will be able to snag […]

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Big Dividend Increases Coming to These 3 Banks

Positive results from the Fed’s stress test allowed three major banks to initiate share buybacks and increase dividends up to 220%. Tim Plaehn breaks it all down and provides his 3 favorite high-yield stocks for the continued low interest rate environment caused by Brexit. The last week has produced news at the opposite extremes for […]

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3 Safe Trades Leveraging the Market’s Biggest Trends

While the market tests new highs, some stocks and ETFs seem destined to fall. These three contrarian plays make great trades right now, and could be some of your most profitable moves for all of 2016. Changes are coming in three major areas of the market, and being on the right side of these trends […]

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The Winners and Losers of the Fed Rate Hike

Now that the Fed has increased interest rates for the first time in a decade, investing strategies must be changed to reflect a higher rate environment. Find out which stocks stand to be the biggest winners and losers. The Fed finally did it; the near decade of no interest rate hikes is over. My colleague, […]

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