Preferred Stock

Actively Managed ETFs: The ‘Preferred’ Path to Income

First Trust has brought the growing trend of actively managed ETFs into the preferred-share world via its new FPE fund. More 

FOMC Statement Pares Gold Drop

A disappointing report on April hiring sent Gold tumbling in Wednesday trading, but a statement that the Fed may increase bond-buying this year cut its losses. More 

Invest Like Banks With This Savvy Strategy

Play the same game the big banks do: Borrow at low rates, invest in higher-yielding returns and reap the spread. More 

Apple & Einhorn: The Path to Insanity?

It's hard to figure out what to be more perplexed at: That Apple has fallen so far that David Einhorn is involved, or that Einhorn's inaccurate bluster might just work. More 

Would Preferred Shares Really Help ‘Depression-Era’ Apple?

Hedge fund provocateur David Einhorn wants preferreds to unlock Apple value, but we quickly forget how important simply holding huge cash piles can be in creating value. More 

5 ETFs to Buy for 2013

No portfolio should be without diversification, and that means stocking up on exchange-traded funds. Here are five recession-proof ETFs to consider for 2013. More 

5 Preferred Stocks for Average Joes

Preferred stocks offer stellar yields and are a great replacement for low-yielding bonds taking up portfolio space. Here are 5 for individual investors to buy. More