High-Yield Investing

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

The stock market has turned volatile, and the income stock sectors feel downright unwelcoming. Since I have contact with thousands of investors I learn there are a thousand different situations in the market. The investor who bought at a higher price doesn’t like to see the share price drops in his portfolio. Another is expecting […]

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

The financial crisis of a decade ago was triggered by skullduggery by banks with their mortgage securitization businesses. One after effect of the crisis is that non-bank companies have taken over a larger share of the residential and commercial mortgage markets. Many of these non-bank mortgage companies are organized as real estate investment trusts (REITs). […]

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 […]