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Preferred Stock

A Market Lesson from the Frog and the Ox

I'm focused on solid high-yielding preferred securities heading into 2014, as I don't want to get burned when the market pops. Here a few of my favorites More 

4 Preferred Stock Alternatives for Your Portfolio

Charts suggest that preferred stocks are a great way to play in the market today, and here are 4 that I like right now More 

Go Yield Hunting in These 3 Preferred Stocks

Make a beeline for high dividend yields by targeting these three preferred stocks. More 

4 ‘Preferred’ Ways to Get Big Yield for Retirement

Investing in preferred stocks is a great way to find yield, but avoid the hassle of singling out specific shares and invest in funds instead. More 

Hunting High Yield? Watch the Correction in Preferred ETFs

High-yielding preferred-stock ETFs have been pummeled amid higher interest rates, opening the doors to a buying opportunity. But don't stick your foot in yet. More 

Starved for High Yield? Wait a Little Longer

Higher-yielding areas of both the bond and equity markets have rallied hard off of their June 24 low. How long can the move in high yield continue? More 

3 Great Income ETFs to Buy During This Correction

Taking the time to hunt out bargain-priced income opportunities will have a profound impact on how you inevitably emerge from the correction. More 

Don’t Abandon Bonds in Your Quest for Higher Yield

As tempting as higher-yielding securities might be for fixed-income investors, they are in no way a replacement for bonds in the totality of your portfolio. More 

Actively Managed ETFs: The ‘Preferred’ Path to Income

First Trust has brought the growing trend of actively managed ETFs into the preferred-share world via its new FPE fund. More 

FOMC Statement Pares Gold Drop

A disappointing report on April hiring sent Gold tumbling in Wednesday trading, but a statement that the Fed may increase bond-buying this year cut its losses. More