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Your Core Portfolio: Income Securities

Preferred stocks should take the place of bonds, but be ready to reallocate in a moment's notice when QE ends. More 

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends. More 

Tapering Talk Should Keep Toppling REITs

Rising interest rates haven't done the iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (IYR) any favors. If you expect the trend to continue, try this options trade on for size. More 

Starved for High Yield? Wait a Little Longer

Higher-yielding areas of both the bond and equity markets have rallied hard off of their June 24 low. How long can the move in high yield continue? More 

4 ETFs to Keep an Eye on This Summer

It might be a difficult summer for investors, but keep an eye on these 4 ETFs for possible entry prices and profit down the road. More 

5 Rules Every ETF Investor Should Follow

ETF investing offers a great number of advantages for investors. Use these five rules to make the most of the investment opportunity. More 

Nontraditional REITs Provide Serious Returns

'Weird' REITs are springing up everywhere, with timber, cellphone, and data center operators now qualifying. Here are two of the better players. More