ETF Alternatives for Last Week’s Hot Stocks

Some of InvestorPlace's top stock picks in grocery, materials, consumer discretionary, insurance and meat stocks can be bundled into ETFs instead for a little portfolio protection. More 

2 Insurance Companies to Buy Now

Really? After Super Storm Sandy? Yes. Here are two insurance companies that can manage through stormy weather. More 

9 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of nine Capital Markets stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

J.D. Power: Investment Firm Satisfaction

J.D. Power and Associates released its annual U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study ranking the top investment firms by investor satisfaction. More 

2012’s Busiest Week for Dividend Increases

Positive earnings news and continued strong momentum are allowing companies to raise dividends, and last week was a busy one, with these 25 raising dividends. More 

25 Companies Increasing Dividends

This week's list of payout performers include a number of blue-chip stocks, including Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson and IBM. More 

Citigroup: To Pay or Not to Pay

It's in a bind after shareholders reject Vikram Pandit's $15 million pay package. But is that really an "obscene" amount? More