High-Yield Investing

These Three High Yield Stocks Get Bullish Analyst Ratings During the Bear Market 

These Three High Yield Stocks Get Bullish Analyst Ratings During the Bear Market 

The pandemic-triggered stock market selloff has been incredibly tough on income investors, and the dividend-paying stocks they like to own. In the current market, investors have been drawn to big-name companies whose business was uninterrupted by the crisis. This group pays small or no dividends. Several factors have kept dividend-paying stocks down, but that means […]

Two “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From the Orlando MoneyShow

Two “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From the Orlando MoneyShow

At the end of last week I spent two days at the Orlando MoneyShow. I attend MoneyShow conferences across the country as an invited speaker, giving presentations on income-focused investing strategies. I also use these trips as an opportunity to talk one-on-one with some of the sharpest money managers, investor relations representatives, and analysts in […]

High Yield from Renewable Energy

High Yield from Renewable Energy

Although the rate of growth has slowed, developing and operating renewable energy facilities remain on a growth trajectory. A more moderate pace will allow the industry to sustain growth over an extended number of years better. Developers of renewable energy projects finance that development with the use of high-yield business structures as the final owners […]

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need to Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need to Be Careful When Chasing Yield

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]