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How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Bear Market

When you're expecting a bear market, don't just jump from stocks to cash. There's a better way to prepare portfolio. More 

XLU – Triple Your Dividends With Naked Puts

If you're looking to squeeze more dividends out of the income-happy XLU, consider naked puts on the ETF. More 

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. More 

The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples

While some investors might be expecting consumer staples to rebound and become the preferred defensive sector of choice, utilities still look like the top dog. More 

XLU: My Top Summer ETF Pick

Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) is a good place to park trading gains. More 

3 Hidden Risks of Dividend Stock Investing

Dividend stock investing seems like a low-risk way to invest, but unwitting investors can run into trouble with these hidden traps. More 

3 Utility Stocks For Retirement Income Investors

If you're looking for retirement income, don't overlook utility stocks. Here are three of the best ways to add them to your portfolio. More