Buyers managed to hike this market into new multi-year highs, surpassing both the credit-crunch peak and Y2K peak relatively effort free. This unfamiliar territory will no doubt leave many scratching their heads as to "what happens next?" But not all market participants are staring at the vista before them. Some are looking for the next foothold to push higher.
The following three stocks have all shown strong buying activity, with more »
Good investors are like artists: They pick a number of stocks of varying qualities in an attempt to create the perfect portfolio. To that end, Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB) and Ship Finance International (NYSE: SFL) are two shippers to consider, since they operate with a mix of longer-term contracts that help to defend them from the volatility. Both companies come with their own risks, but the high dividends and effective more »
I love dividends, and I loved dividends before they were cool. All these Johnny-come-lately dividend investors are all just aping my style... except that they're probably doing something completely different. I'm going to share what I do when I'm looking to master my dividends and get a steady dividend paycheck that I can (partially) live off of. Easy? No. Gut-wrenching? Occasionally. Fun? Hell yeah. Let's look at a few yummies.
While it is debatable if Greece will remain in the European Union, what cannot be denied are the attractive dividend yields of publicly traded companies in its shipping sector. A maritime nation, Greece has a shipping tradition that has bred legendary billionaires such as Aristotle Onassis and many fine companies today that pay double digit dividend yields. In addition to the high dividend income, these stocks offer tremendous returns when more »