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The Dividend Boom Is Far From Over For These 4 Stocks

The Coca-Cola Company
When I was 14, my grandmother gave me 200 shares of a small insurance company called Statesman Group, which eventually became American International......(read more)

Do Your Mining Stocks Have The ‘Death Gene’?

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)
Have you heard about the “death gene”? Not to worry — I’ll tell you about an antidote in a moment, but first consider this…......(read more)

Supercharge Your Portfolio With 2 Small-Cap Investments

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ)
If you were to cross a Bugatti Veyron with a McLaren F1 — two cars capable of reaching 60 mph in less than 3.2 seconds — you’d get a......(read more)

Profit From The Big Apple With This Real Estate IPO

Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI)
Manhattan is the most exclusive real estate market in the world. The tiny, 34-square-mile island is home to Wall Street, the global headquarters of the......(read more)

Invest Like The Super-Rich With This 7.2% Yielder

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)
Ever wonder how the super-rich manage their investments and retire on that private island with afternoon mojitos? A big part of it is investing in the......(read more)

This REIT’s Due For A Double-Digit Pop By Thanksgiving

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)
With the recent decline in interest rates thanks to a strong bond market, dividend stocks are back in favor. Sectors that do well when bonds rally are......(read more)

Stocks That Outlast Wars… Recessions… Financial Panics…

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)
What do Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) all have in common? All three companies......(read more)

This Under-The-Radar Stock Could Save A Buffett Favorite Millions

Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett loves to invest in stable businesses with few competitors. One of his recent favorites is DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA), which......(read more)

Warren Buffett Is Wrong — Here’s Why…

Warren Buffett portrait
Don’t get me wrong, I closely follow what Warren Buffett says and does with his money. And yes, he’s one of the most successful investors......(read more)

This Unlikely Sector Is Posting Surprising Gains

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)
We’re told as children (and even as adults) that you can’t have your cake and eat it too. You can’t turn a hobby into a paying job,......(read more)

This REIT’s Due For A Double-Digit Pop By Thanksgiving

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)
With the recent decline in interest rates thanks to a strong bond market, dividend stocks are back in favor. Sectors that do well when bonds rally are......(read more)

How Warren Buffett’s ‘LeBron James Analogy’ Could Make You A Fortune

Warren Buffett portrait
I have a “love-hate” relationship with LeBron James. I was turned off by “The Decision” — a crass July 2010 show in which......(read more)

Make Insider Trading Work For You — Without Going To Jail

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Billionaires go to jail for it. Money managers have fled the country and faked suicides when it’s suggested. Hedge funds have paid billions in fines......(read more)

Forget Gold, This Silver Fund Has 90% Upside

iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)
The Lone Ranger was a big fan of silver. He named his horse after the shiny metal and fashioned bullets out of it. If werewolves ever threatened Wild......(read more)

Gold Forecast: A 30% Pop, Then Another Plunge

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)
“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.” Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” earned the silver-bearded......(read more)

How To Profit From The Inevitable Sell-Off

8 Sector ETFs for 2013
The stock market has been on a wild roller-coaster ride recently. Political posturing, the government shutdown, debt default fears and an earnings smorgasbord......(read more)

The 3 Most Valuable Traits Of Any Winning Stock

Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)
I probably don’t have to tell you this, but the odds are stacked against you when it comes to “beating the market.” By nearly 6 to 1......(read more)

Twitter Vs. Facebook: By The Numbers

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)
The bungled initial public offering (IPO) for Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was a real eye-opener for any company looking to go public. Facebook’s......(read more)

The U.S. Mint And A Billionaire Love This Unusual Company

Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
Ken Griffin, a wunderkind of Wall Street, was managing a million dollars while still in college. After launching Citadel Investment Group with just......(read more)

Fight The Crowd… And Avoid This Overvalued Sector

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)
This may come at a surprise to many of you… But I’ve been looking at trimming down my portfolio holdings in the oil and gas sector over the......(read more)

Forget Tesla: This Is The Best Way To Profit From Electric Cars

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Gets Five-Star Rating: Should Ford Motor Company (F), Other Competitors Worry?
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been one of the best ways to cash in on the growing demand for electric cars. After climbing steadily for three years......(read more)

Stop Arguing About Obamacare — Profit From It Instead

Barack Obama serious
The fearmongers are having a field day with the notion of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) being implemented. These fears have become......(read more)

These 4 New Funds Hold A Lot Of Promise

Leveraged ETF
In the expanding universe of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), it’s sink or swim. Any ETFs that fail to gain a big enough investor following eventually......(read more)

Are These The Big Dividend Gainers Of 2014?

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO)
As I regularly scan Wall Street research, I sometimes come across an eye-catching headline. Merrill Lynch’s recent report on agricultural equipment......(read more)

Obama Vs. Putin And The Surprise Investment Of 2014

Barack Obama serious
I couldn’t invent a better investment scenario than the one I am about to share with you. A monumental shift is about to take place… and it......(read more)
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