‘Best-in-Class’ Utility Offers Stability and Growth (Plus a 4.6% Yield)

Southern Company's steady appreciation and dividend increases make it a haven in times of uncertainty. Get the target for SO. More 

Looking for Retirement Income? Stay Away From Utes Right Now

The popular defensive sector -- high dividends and all -- still isn't appealing enough to justify its high price right now. More 

Prepare Yourself For the Worst From the Fed

I want you to mark May 23, this Wednesday, on your calendar because the Federal Open Market Committee will update its QE program, and you should be prepared More 

10 Defensive Stocks Taking on Some Froth

Defensive stocks have been on fire and outpacing the broader market for months. However, while many still offer enticing yields, you'll be overpaying by jumping in now. More 

44 Ways To Combat the Earnings Season Pinch

Earnings season kicks off in one week with Alcoa, and already some surprises and disappointments have been telegraphed to the markets More 

3 Hot Nuclear Power Stocks, Plus 3 That Are Too Hot to Handle

Nuclear power has staged a comeback since the Fukushima nuclear disaster nearly two years ago, but some stocks are a better bet than others. More 

2 Newer Names for Retirement Income

If you’re a retiree who needs income for living expenses, consider these new closed-end funds yielding more than 7%. More