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The Secret to 162% Gains From Safe Blue-Chip Dividends

While most income investors are reaching for big yields right now, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams plus annual returns of 12%, 27.1% and even 54% or more per year.

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So if you want to double your money every few years – and double your income as well – then you need to focus on the seven....More>>>

Dividend Monster AT&T Inc. Is Nearing Major Resistance

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has been on fire, rallying over 15% since November 1. However, T stock price is still down more than 9% so far for 2017. So is it time to get in on this recent momentum or take a pass on the telecom giant?

Let’s look at the chart first.

Trading T Stock Price

AT&T certainly has positives, but its chart is anything but pretty. T stock price made a....More>>>

Microsoft, UnitedHealth Lead DJIA Higher Friday

December 8, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a very solid report on non-farm payroll gains. Next week’s FOMC meeting is expected to raise the federal funds rate again. Telecom and healthcare were sector leaders today while materials and defensive stocks lagged. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $57.36 a barrel, up 1.2% for the day but down about 1.7% for the week. February....More>>>

3 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Before They Get Hot

The market has been following the typical seasonality trends to a “T” this year as the S&P 500 Index and other major indices are experiencing selling pressure, despite trading near all-time highs.

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The reason for the seasonal weakness is fairly simple to understand as the summer months translate into lighter volume trading that typically increases....More>>>

Are the 4 FANG Stocks Still the Way to Wealth?

Jim Cramer of CNBC gets credit for coining the term FANG stocks: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Neflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Google, the digital artists now known as Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL).

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Cramer coined the term on Feb. 25, 2013. Since then Alphabet has more than doubled, Amazon is up over 250% and Facebook....More>>>

J.C. Penney, Verizon Tumble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

May 15, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 102 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 to 1 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 2 to 1.

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) posted a new 52-week low of $4.17 on Monday, down nearly 8.4% compared with Friday’s closing....More>>>

3 Stocks to Buy Thanks to Big Post-Earnings Discounts

In a hot broad market at all-time highs, there simply aren’t a lot of bargains to be had. But every now and then, the market overcorrects and hands investors a buying opportunity.

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There are a number of reasons this can happen — from unexpected news to downgrades to broader world news that investors fear will have an adverse effect. And....More>>>

5 Brand-Name Companies That Hired at Least 15,000 People in 2016″

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While some Americans worry that the economy and the stock market are just about to crash, both appear to be quite healthy. If we’re looking at headline numbers, the stock market has never been higher, and unemployment is at a level that seemed unimaginable eight years ago.

Consider that since October 2009, unemployment has dropped from 10% to....More>>>

J.C. Penney, Verizon Tumble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

May 15, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 102 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 to 1 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 2 to 1.

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) posted a new 52-week low of $4.17 on Monday, down nearly 8.4% compared with Friday’s closing....More>>>

Verizon, United Technologies Prop Up DJIA on Wednesday

April 26, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and bounced around in positive territory throughout the day’s session. Optimism related to the Trump administration’s tax reform proposal also put some air under equity prices. The telecom sector was posting the best gain for the day while consumer staples and real estate lagged in the red. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled....More>>>