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Options Baby Steps: 3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls

Covered calls can generate income while you wait for your company's earnings date. Try these three covered calls with blue-chip stocks LUV, XOM and MMM. More 

5 Blue-Chip Oil Stocks That Are Drying Up

Oil stocks have enjoyed a rebound alongside recovering oil prices, but we're starting to see a disconnect -- one that puts the current rally in these blue chips in danger. More 

Stocks Slump Monday as Yields Spike

International news had some power over the market, but the path and timing of any interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve remain stocks' primary catalyst. More 

7 Best Dividend Stocks Paying Investors for 100 Years or More

These are the seven best dividend stocks in the market -- each one has paid a regular quarterly dividend for more than 100 years! More 

XOM Stock – Why Exxon Mobil Is Worth a Shot Now

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is about to report earnings, and they're likely to be negative. But at this point, XOM stock has a lot more to gain than lose. More 

2 Stocks, 2 MLPs to Best Play Oil

In the face of such uncertainty, I advise you to make your investment moves cautiously -- at least until the oil price settles into a clear uptrend. More 

Exxon Mobil Earnings: 2 Trades for XOM Stock

Exxon Mobil (XOM) faces a fair amount of pessimism ahead of its first-quarter report, lowering the bar and setting up the potential for an earnings surprise. More