Tim Melvin
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Just Say No to Consumer Staples (PG, CL)

Aug. 13, 2014, 12:42 pm EDT – While consumer staples stocks are known for their relative stability and generous dividends, names like P&G and Colgate aren't automatic buys right now. More 

3 BDCs to Buy for Their Big, Fat Yields

Aug. 12, 2014, 1:11 pm EDT – Middle-market companies need to grow, and that's what fuels BDCs' high-single-digit and even double-digit yields to shareholders. More 

2 Cheap REITs Throwing Off High Yield

Aug. 8, 2014, 9:52 am EDT – REITs make for great dividend investments, but most of them have little room left for price appreciation. These two are exceptions. More 

3 Restaurant Stocks to Put on Your Blacklist

Aug. 4, 2014, 9:02 am EDT – Most restaurant stocks playing in the casual space have poor earnings, poor valuations and are a poor way to spend portfolio capital. More 

3 Mining Stocks to Buy While They’re Still a Bargain

Jul. 30, 2014, 2:41 pm EDT – Mining stocks have a terrible short-term outlook ... which makes them good long-term buys. More 

3 Regional Bank Stocks to Bank On

Jul. 28, 2014, 10:40 am EDT – Larger bank stocks have little upside right now and face numerous financial headwinds. Instead, turn your focus to regional banks like these. More 

3 Value Stocks Racing Higher on Momentum

Jul. 24, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Value stocks are good. Momentum stocks are good. Value momentum stocks are best. Here's how to pick these portfolio powerhouses. More 

4 Stocks that Deliver Value AND Momentum

Jul. 18, 2014, 11:52 am EDT – We're all familiar with the age-old debate: value stocks or momentum stocks? But if you look carefully, you can have the best of both worlds. More 

2 Materials Stocks to Buy for Long-Term Growth

Jul. 14, 2014, 1:55 pm EDT – Materials stocks have hit a bottom, which means the only thing left is to buy 'em and wait for the imminent recovery. More 

Earnings Preview – 5 Financials to Watch

Jul. 14, 2014, 8:42 am EDT – Financials' earnings performance can set the tone for the rest of the season, so keep your eyes on these banks as they report in the next week. More