4 Stocks to Play Coal’s Short-Term Comeback

While King Coal’s long-term prognosis in the U.S. is grim, short-term investment opportunities remain -- just not among coal producers. More 

2 Dividend Sectors I Wouldn’t Recommend to My Worst Enemy

Thanks to "taper" talk, the time is right to treat both REITs and utilities as a pariah in your quest for profits ... despite their outsized yields. More 

Looking for Retirement Income? Stay Away From Utes Right Now

The popular defensive sector -- high dividends and all -- still isn't appealing enough to justify its high price right now. More 

Divdend Stocks: 3 Safe Bets and 3 Adventurous Plays

Investors desperately seeking yield usually fall into two camps -- those looking for "Old Reliable," and those looking for a hot headline number. Here are a few picks for each. More 

19 Companies Increasing Dividends

This week saw a number of blue-chip companies boost their quarterly payouts, including Apple, Exxon Mobil and Wells Fargo. More 

10 Stocks for a Made-in-America Portfolio

The U.S. is starting to look like the least-ugly option in a globe full of uncertainty. If you agree, here are a few concentrated ways to play America. More 

Buy the Bounce in Utilities

For traders, the latest bounce is, indeed, an opportunity to ride the utility buying wave. More