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3 Recession-Proof Dividend Stocks for Downside Protection

With the S&P 500 trading at almost 25 times earnings, the overall market valuation could be considered stretched. Add these three stocks to your portfolio to reduce volatility if the market starts to slide. We’re now in our ninth straight year of gains in the stock market. It’s safe to say that the U.S. stock […]

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3 Income Stocks Safe from the Amazon Monster

Find refuge from the Amazon monster in these three stocks that have business models that the e-commerce turned tech titan can’t disrupt. With more and more industries being negatively impacted by Amazon, investors need to hold income stocks safe from its influence. Amazon is disrupting everything, from your local grocery store to the cloud software […]

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Top 3 Military Dividend Stocks Getting a Trump Bump

After laying out his plans to increase the military budget by over $50 billion, future growth prospects for these defense contractors just became a whole lot brighter. Add these stocks to your portfolio for a nice combination of yield and growth.  President Donald Trump is looking to boost defense spending, something we all expected, but […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector for a Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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7 Stocks to Buy for Growth, Value, and Yield

Exhibiting the best of all three traits, these seven stocks trade for reasonable valuations, pay great dividends, and project high earnings growth. Any investor that wants to remain cautious in today’s market but does not want to be left behind if this historic rally continues can confidently buy these stocks.  Most of my columns on […]

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The Coming Dollar Tug of War: Trump v. Yellen

Battling over which direction the dollar will head in 2017, Trump and Yellen’s respective policies will put the dollar into a tug of war scenario. To remove your portfolio’s risk to whichever way the dollar may swing, purchase shares of the three stocks shared today that operate in a protected sector. Boxing fans still harken […]

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3 American-Based Businesses that Trump Loves

These three companies employ tens of thousands of Americans and will never be shipping jobs or factories overseas, giving them an A+ rating from Trump. With the President-elect’s support behind them, these stocks should do well. Trump has started fulfilling his campaign promise of ‘strong arming’ companies to stop moving jobs out of the country […]

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3 Safe Stocks Yielding over 10%

With the market trading at all-time highs, it can be difficult to find solid dividend stocks that haven’t run up in price, thus dropping their yields, but Tim Plaehn shares three strong companies that still sport double-digit yields. His cash flow analysis also suggests their dividends are plenty covered making these stocks safe income investments. […]

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3 Dividend Stock Buys for the Record US Dollar

Soaring to new highs and still having many tailwinds supporting its price increase, it looks like the dollar’s record rise will not quit soon. Consider these three dividend stocks that will become more profitable as the dollar becomes more valuable.  Now that we’re closer than ever to having Donald Trump in the White House, we’ve […]

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5 Safe High-Yield Income Stocks to Own in 2017

Navigating higher rates and a new government, investors should turn to these five stocks that can offer safety and income for your portfolio. Having proven histories of growth and economic tailwinds at their backs, you can be confident owning any of these stocks.  The election of Donald Trump as President has changed the economic outlook […]

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