Dividend yields on preferred stocks have soared. This is how to pick the best ones for your portfolio.

This year nearly every type of security has declined — bad news if you look at…

How to Build a Bond Ladder for Income

While stock prices typically rise and fall from year to year, bond prices have historically been…

Bond Yields Are Finally Looking Attractive. What to Buy Now.

It has taken a historic selloff, but the bond rout may finally be winding down. Yields…

Bank of America clients are buying the dip in U.S. stocks, shifting from cyclicals to defensive

In light of the recent U.S. stock market losses, Bank of America (BofA) saw more buying…

22 dividend stocks screened for quality and safety

Now that the S&P 500 has hit a new closing low for 2022, it is a…

Morgan Stanley says investors should consider this port in the market storm right now

The great British pound selloff, credited with exacerbating a global rout for markets last week, looks…

I’m a trustee for my brother: How should I handle his assets in a bear market?

Dear Harry, As a trustee for my brother, I am concerned with the current bear market…

Junk-Bond Yields Top 8%. It Could Be a Good Time to Buy.

High-yield bonds are finally living up to their name after the broad selloff in fixed-income markets…

Microsoft, Accenture, and American Tower Boost Dividends

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These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for U.S. stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor…

Tumbling Markets Imperil Tech, the Dollar, and Private Equity

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5 Dividend Stocks to Beat Inflation and Rising Interest Rates

Dividend stocks are facing stiffer competition, thanks to a big spike in bond yields. A risk-free…

Brace yourselves, the Fed is about to inflict ‘some pain’ to fight inflation — here’s how to prepare your wallet and portfolio

The Fed is ready to bring the pain. Are you prepared? Weeks ago, Federal Reserve Chair…

Putin’s Tough Talk Is Boosting Defense Stocks and Tanking Chinese EV Makers

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Amazon and Other Growth Stocks Have Been Hammered. Get Ready to Buy.

Text size Amazon shares are down 27% for the year. Mark Makela/Getty Images Growth stocks have…

13 Investment Moves to Pump Out Income as Interest Rates Rise

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Why This Top Mid-Cap Manager Still Likes Tech Stocks

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3 Ways Retirees Can Inflation-Proof Their Portfolios

Rather than vanishing with the final days of summer, inflation has proven stickier than anticipated. For…

The S&P 500 sank 5% in a very bad week for stocks. These 20 lost as much as 24%.

U.S. stocks sputtered Friday to close out the week in the red. The day’s declines of…

How working past 65 can affect your Medicare, Social Security, HSA and taxes

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Cash Is No Longer Trash. T-Bill Yields Near 4%.

Text size After years of yielding near zero, cash is suddenly a better investment. Eva Hambach/AFP…

‘This is never factored into the equation.’ One big thing people forget to consider when thinking about how much they need to retire

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Opinion: Billionaires typically own concentrated stock positions — this investor posted a 30-fold gain over 10 years on one little-known company

True or false: To build big wealth in the stock market, it pays to be widely…

20 value stocks whose growth potential is overlooked by investors

After a years-long bull market in growth stocks, the beleaguered value strategy has outperformed this year,…

I’m 65 and semi-retired, having amassed $1.8 million myself with ‘a lot of risky small caps,’ tech stocks and some ETFs. I also have 20% in cash. Am I doing it right? Do I need an adviser to help?

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These money and investing tips can give you a head start when the bulls run again

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If you’re losing your taste for highly juiced meme stocks, these low-risk ETFs will surprise you

Call it the revenge of the anti-meme stocks. I’m referring to low-volatility stocks’ huge alpha so…

These two ETFs point to a potential stock-market drop, says this market analyst

Growth and technology stocks, as measured by the Nasdaq-100 index, have gotten more expensive and appear…

U.S. stocks suffer largest weekly outflows in 11 weeks as investors brace for possible jumbo Fed rate hike

Investors withdrew billions of dollars out of U.S. equities funds over the past week as central…

These quant funds poured nearly $1 billion into Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway last quarter

Some of the biggest hedge funds have increased their stakes in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A,…