4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

Look Beyond Typical Dividend Growth Screens for Investments

In my early days as a dividend investor, I focused exclusively on the list of 50 or so dividend aristocrats, but investors should look beyond that screen More 

47 Ways to End Earnings Season On A High Note

Earnings season may be wrapping up in the next few weeks, but the last push is going to be an important one. Get a first look with our updated portfolio ratings More 

Energize Your Portfolio: ETF Alternatives for Hot Stock Picks

In this week's ETF alternatives, we look at ways to bundle large-cap stocks and quite a few energy stocks. More 

Coming Up: A Big Week in IPOs

Wall Street is trying to keep up the IPO market momentum with 11 deals this week including a Phillips 66 MLP spinoff and luxury homebuilder WCI Communities. More 

Phillips 66 Catches MLP Fever & You Should Too

Phillips 66 joins the list of refiners offering MLPs to the public. Given the prospects, the eventual IPO could be the biggest MLP offering of the year. 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