3 High-Yield Stocks for the Risk Tolerant Investor

3 High-Yield Stocks for the Risk Tolerant Investor

Income stock investors are most interested in the safety of the dividends paid by the stocks they own. However, investors in high-yield stocks need to understand that those yields exist because the investing public believes there is significant potential for a dividend cut. When dividends are viewed as completely secure, yields are lower. On the […]

Betting On The Market Not Moving?

Betting On The Market Not Moving?

The last several weeks have been interesting for stocks to say the least. We simply are not used to the volatility – the daily swings – we’ve been getting nearly every trading day. It’s been years since we’ve had anything close to market conditions like this. Moreover, volatility indicators have remained high but stable throughout […]

3 High-Yield Stocks That Lower Your Taxes

3 High-Yield Stocks That Lower Your Taxes

More than a few subscriber questions cross my desk about the return-of-capital (ROC) dividend reports sent out by brokerage firms. The term return-of-capital sounds like something that is not a benefit to you as an investor. The reality is there are nuances to this income classification, and in the right circumstances, ROC income is very […]

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Buy These 2 High-Yield Funds for Overseas Exposure

I was recently asked to recommend high yield stocks from outside of the U.S. The answer to that question is a challenge. The U.S. practices of regular dividends, and pass-through tax structures that result in high-yield stocks do not generally exist with companies listing shares of stock in the rest of the world. Because I […]

How to Profit from Solving the World’s Water Shortage

How to Profit from Solving the World’s Water Shortage

Water is seemingly everywhere, covering about 70% of our planet. Yet, fresh water is extremely scarce – accounting for a mere 3% of the world’s supply. Of that amount, the vast majority is either locked up in glaciers or reside in inaccessible subterranean pockets. And the fresh water that is accessible is not evenly distributed […]

Beat the Investing Public to this New Growth REIT

Beat the Investing Public to this New Growth REIT

Have you ever looked at a stock chart that has moved up over a period of years and wish you could have bought shares way back when and participated in those gains? Typically, individual investors don’t become aware of an attractive income stock growth opportunity until years after the IPO and the early investors have […]