High-Yield Investing

Buy These 3 Stocks Paying Over 7% in the Best High-Yield Sector for Conservative Investors

Buy These 3 Stocks Paying Over 7% in the Best High-Yield Sector for Conservative Investors

High yield stocks come out of a range of different business sectors. You may be aware of business development companies (BDCs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), and master limited partnerships—MLPs. Also, on high yield investor radars will be closed-end funds (CEFs) and leveraged ETFs. For an attractive yield combined with a high level of safety, […]

Buy These 3 High-Stocks with Positive Earnings Surprises

Buy These 3 High-Stocks with Positive Earnings Surprises

Earnings season is in full swing, with a large portion of the high yield stock universe reporting in the first half of August. Predicting what will happen with individual company earnings is a tough sport and guessing how share prices will react is more like wagering on sports events. However, earnings is the time when […]

3 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends in August

3 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends in August

When interest rates start to go up, investors worry about the value of their higher yield dividend stocks. A defense against higher interest rates is to own dividend stocks that will grow the dividend payments. The challenge is to know in advance which stocks will make a higher dividend announcement before the rest of the […]

3 High Yield Stocks for Bottom Fishers

3 High Yield Stocks for Bottom Fishers

Dividend investors face an extra challenge of timing stock purchases. No dividends will be earned until shares are bought. There are several techniques on when to buy that I use and recommend to investors who follow my Dividend Hunter system. For more aggressive income stock investors, jumping into out-of-favor high yield stocks can produce excellent […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

The signs are that the energy infrastructure/midstream sector have set up for a multi-year bull market recovery from the declines of the previous two years. A handful of energy midstream companies have gotten a jump on their peers and have already put up nice gains to date in 2018. Even with the 20% to 30% […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Thriving With Higher Fed Rates

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Thriving With Higher Fed Rates

Last week the Federal Reserve Board increased its Fed Funds Target rate for the second time this year, to 1.75%. The Fed Funds rate controls yields on the short end of the yield curve. Rate increases typically push fear-driven investors to sell the income stock categories like REITs and Utilities. Informed investors use these sell-offs […]