Business development companies thrive when the economy is growing, and interest rates are rising, or at least not declining.
This may be a case where the short-term damage to markets may be for the best in the longer run.
With 49 years of dividend increases, income investors have a lot to like here.
Income investors should be aware of the unique characteristics and risk factors of investing in MLPs.
After last week's retail earnings showcased a number of misses, we'll be watching for something similar to what transpired at Guess.
This weakness is about lack of demand, not tariffs.
Amid the potential for a worsening trade war between the U.S. and China, investors can ride out the storm in high-quality U.S. dividend stocks with modest valuations and low exposure to international markets.
An inverted yield curve and a sharp decline over the last year in the yield of the benchmark 5-year Treasury note are not signs of a healthy market.
Dividend stock investors should look to have at least some exposure to this sector.
With slower economic growth ahead, Village Super Market may provide a haven to investors looking for companies that have defensive business models and enviable dividend yields.