Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Company and Consolidated Edison are among the most highly regarded dividend payers in the utility sector.

Prepping for Next Week's Fed Meeting and a Deluge of Economic Data

Here's what we could hear and how it would impact the debt and equity markets.

There's Reason to Be Concerned About Valley National Bancorp Shares

Smaller banks such as Valley are staring down some headwinds.

5 Reasons I Am Now in the Risk-Off Camp

Why I believe it's time to take profits and reduce risk.

Hop on Six Flags Shares and Enjoy the Dividend Ride

The big operator of theme parks and waterparks is entering the best part of its year and should continue to produce higher dividends as it moves forward.

Despite an Attractive Yield, There's Reason to Be Wary of This Dividend Stock

The company is facing increasing competition from a host of mobile apps for its core business.

Treasury TIPS Are Still a Bad Bet

TIPS just don't have the volatility to produce a big payoff, either in the breakeven or the resulting price action.

JPMorgan or Wells Fargo: Which Is the Better Bank Stock for Income Investors?

Both big banks are modestly valued with hefty dividend yields.

How to Allocate Your Income-Generating Assets Now

My 'Hopium/Doomium' model has stood the test of time.

Spring Is Here, But This Dividend Stock Doesn't Make the Cut for Now

Investors may want to hold back right now on scooping up shares of this lawn and garden equipment maker.