MDLZ Delivers a Treat: 20 Companies Increasing Dividends

It was a busy week for dividend increases, as 20 companies, including Monsanto, Hillshire, and Mondelez joined our Companies Increasing Dividends list. More 

Don’t Seek Safety in Peripheral Housing Plays

The recent weakness in homebuilding stocks might be a warning shot for investors in construction suppliers and home-goods retailers. More 

5 Dividend Stocks on Our Retirement Radar

These five companies are a doubly thick blanket of security, boasting businesses set up for long-term sustainability and offering quality dividends. More 

Waste Management Should Keep Cleanin’ Up

Waste Management recently sent short-sellers fleeing with a break above $35, and the remaining negativity could peel away after it reports earnings. More 

Two Alternative for Cramer’s Ethan Allen Pick

Home furnishing company Ethan Allen looks good to Jim Cramer. Let's take a look at two other promising companies in the same sector. More 

Can Housing-Related Shares Keep Rallying?

Supply-chain stocks linked to housing's recovery have surged in 2012. While the fundamentals remain intact, investors will need more of discernment in 2013. More 

The Shorts Are Wrong on These 3 Stocks

Some bearish traders are getting a little too familiar with the "short" button -- and that means big squeeze possibilities for these stocks. More