Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs to Your Watchlist

Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs to Your Watchlist

There will be two new opportunities for earning high-yield dividend income hitting the market this year. With the universe of quality high-yield dividend stocks so small, any new additions should be scrutinized to determine if they are worthy investments. Last week’s initial public offering (IPO) REIT spin off by MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) priced at […]

5 High Probability Options Trades for May

5 High Probability Options Trades for May

When I first started trading, I ignored the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its ETFs (DIA) because – after all – why would I limit myself to the 30 most popular stocks? But now, as an options trader, I find myself almost limited to those stocks that are most liquid. Because of this, I’ve looked […]

10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

If your portfolio crashed because of too much exposure to the energy sector during the recent downturn, increasing your portfolio’s diversification to a variety of sectors can prevent that from happening again. These ten stocks cover almost all of the sectors that can be invested in. As an income stock focused analyst, most of my […]

Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

When the CEO of a company purchases $6 million worth of stock in short order, investors should take notice. Buys of that magnitude from insiders do not come around often. See the three stocks that have confident insider buying you shouldn’t ignore. Normally this column focuses on stocks with insider buying that trade for less […]

3 Strong Buys Trading for Under $10

3 Strong Buys Trading for Under $10

As a stockbroker, I would tell clients and prospects that insiders sell their company stocks for all sorts of reasons. They wanted to buy a car or a house or a football team (a play on a Pink Floyd lyric from the song Money). While they sell for anything, I would proclaim they only buy […]

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

A surprise dividend increase announcement could be the beginning of a yearly trend of accelerating payments and share price gains. With the increases expected soon, purchasing before the news will only increase the potential for returns from these stocks. My research for income stock investment prospects primarily focuses on companies that have historically announced and […]

3 Retail Stocks with Low-Risk Strategies

3 Retail Stocks with Low-Risk Strategies

Out of the all the retail stocks to choose from, we have boiled down three low-risk strategies that dig out the very best options for sustained growth. With decades of continued growth in the consumer economy, you will want to be invested in these stocks. Recently I was asked by a student as to which […]

Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Summer

Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Summer

Watch as profits and dividends skyrocket this summer for these three seasonal businesses that perform best in the second and third quarter of the year. Now is the time to start accumulating a position in these stocks that could return high double-digits by late fall of this year. You have probably noticed that gasoline prices […]

A New High-Yield IPO for Dividend Investors

A New High-Yield IPO for Dividend Investors

The market hasn’t seen an IPO for an income stock of this size and caliber in a long time. But, should you jump right in and purchase shares when this stock starts trading on Wednesday? Tim Plaehn digs through the finances and has the answer for you. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has announced it will […]