The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

There's a lot going on right now and the markets (and media) have difficulty latching on to more than three or four stories at a time.

No Spin: Dow Inc. Has Appeal for Both Value and Income Investors

Recently spun off Dow Inc. sports an attractive dividend yield and valuation.

Novice Trade: TLT Treasury Bond ETF

The more I look at this market worldwide, the more I think bonds are going to rally.

Why Income Investors Should Buy This High-Yield REIT

A pause in interest-rate hikes (or even an interest rate cut) would be a growth tailwind for this name moving forward.

May Jobs Report: Why We Are Now in the Danger Zone

Here's how to read and react to Friday's important numbers.

Stick With the Shorter Side of the Yield Curve in This Market

This is why rates rose the day the Fed made such strongly dovish comments, and how you should manage your fixed income portfolio in response.

An Attractive 6%+ Yield, Monthly Payouts... and Word of Caution

Business development companies thrive when the economy is growing, and interest rates are rising, or at least not declining.

Less Than a Cold War, but More Than a Trade War

This may be a case where the short-term damage to markets may be for the best in the longer run.

This Dividend Champion Continues to Light It Up for Income Investors

With 49 years of dividend increases, income investors have a lot to like here.

Record Earnings Fuel Strong Coverage for This 8% Yielder

Income investors should be aware of the unique characteristics and risk factors of investing in MLPs.