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Healthcare Stocks: No Longer a Sure Thing

Healthcare stocks have outperformed in recent years, but investors need to be selective with valuations that now are at richer levels. More 

3 Sector ETFs Ride The “Risk-Off” Train

ETF investors are watching as the markets start to swoon, focusing in particular in segments in the economy. Find out which ones are holding up for now More 

Caution! The Facts They Are a-Changin’

Credit spreads widened last week, a possible signal of credit weakness. Caution is advised in your market outlook. More 

Why Utilities Have Underperformed the S&P Since 2008

Utility stocks have underperformed the S&P 500, and though the sector has some impressive dividend yields, investors should be cautious if they invest More 

Why Dividend Stocks Could Bounce Off the Mat in 2014

Higher-yielding dividend stocks lagged in 2013, but income plays could revive in the year ahead now that the Fed has finally started tapering. More 

3 Funds to Buy for Retirement Income

This pair of ETFs and a mutual fund provide meaningful income, allowing you to plan for retirement knowing you'll have reliable sources of cash. More 

What Valuations Are Trying to Tell Investors Right Now

Based on current valuations, the defensive consumer staples, utilities and healthcare sectors remain expensive. Where can you find better opportunities? More