8 Companies Increasing Dividends

Among the week's payout improvers are Sunoco Logistics Partners, Monsanto, Leggett & Platt and Briggs & Stratton. More 

13 Income Stocks Boosting Investor Portfolio Returns

13 companies raised dividends over the past week, including several master limited partnerships and some of our dividend champions. More 

Dr. Draghi Delivers a Drag On the Market

ECB president Mario Draghi did not deliver any uplifting news, but four stocks we hold increased dividends, rewarding shareholders for the long term More 

ETF Alternatives for Last Week’s Hot Stocks

Here are some excellent ETF alternatives to the industrial, financial, debt-free, meat producer and juice retailer stocks writers discussed last week. More 

Look What’s Up When the Market’s Are Down

Despite a down day Thursday consumer, pharmaceutical and utility ETF's did very well and investors may want to look at the sectors for investment More 

Head Fakes Galore From Mr. Market

U.S. markets are moving up and down based on domestic economic data and signals from Europe on its debt crises. Stay cautious but look for opportunities More 

Pay Less, Earn More on Your Investments

The key to successful market investing is buying low to increase profit and offset losses. Indicators suggest a pullback is coming so wait for it and invest More