Dump These 45 Household Names Before It’s Too Late

With the uncertainty of the fiscal cliff and eurozone holding down markets and investors, it's a good chance to clean up your portfolio. Start by selling these. More 

5 Dividends That Survived the Depression

Depressions, bubbles and crashes be damned. These dividend stocks paid investors through the worst of times. More 

Housing Booms, Tech Breaks — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

A four-year best in housing starts sent homebuilders upward and onward Wednesday, but the tech sector was slammed after poor reports from IBM and Intel. More 

Stanley Black & Decker Is Becoming Dependably Disappointing

It may be a payout champ, but Stanley Black & Decker's prospects for growth look no better after a third straight earnings decline. More 

Alcoa, Yum Kick Off Q3 Earnings — Tuesday’s IP Market Recap

Alcoa and Yum! Brands got the third-quarter earnings season off to a decent start with Street-beating numbers following a down day for the markets. More 

Spectrum Shares Jump on $1.4B Black & Decker Deal

Spectrum Brands has agreed to purchase the hardware and home improvement business of Stanley Black & Decker for $1.4 billion in cash. More 

Hoary Dividend Stocks That Might Keep Paying Your Grandkids

These old reliables have every chance of continuing their records of steady payouts. They haven't missed a single one -- as far back as 1877. More