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  • An Investment Strategy For These Highly-Priced Markets
    Mon, Jul. 7 DIA, SPY, QQQ 5 Comments

    Summary

    • How should one manage a portfolio when the stock markets are highly priced; yields are low; volumes are low; and the market decline has not occurred?
    • Strategy to manage your current portfolio includes: cancel your DRIPs; sell covered calls on your over-valued winners; and place stop losses.
    • Balancing risk and return proposes that you: buy interest sensitive securities; exchange some fixed income for preferred shares; and, buy proxy securities.
  • CitySpring Infrastructure Trust - Low Risk With A 7% Yield
    Editors' Pick • Wed, May. 21 CYPUF 14 Comments

    Summary

    • CitySpring has a principal objective of investing in infrastructure assets and providing unit-holders with long-term, regular and predictable distributions, and the potential for long-term capital growth.
    • Each business enjoys sustainable cash flows underpinned by either long-term contracts with government entities or by stable market demand. The businesses are regulated monopolies, with high barriers to entry.
    • Low risk: 5-year trend of stable share price, income statement, balance sheet, and cashflow.
    • If your goals are income-oriented, high-yield, geographic diversification, and low risk, then CitySpring Infrastructure Trust may provide an appropriate holding for your portfolio.
  • Canadian REITs To Buy For 8%-Plus Yields
    Dec. 16, 2013 BTBIF, CMLEF, DRETF 35 Comments
  • A Contrarian Strategy: Buy Canadian REITs For High Yield
    Aug. 26, 2013 PTSRF, CDPYF, DRETF 24 Comments
  • Which Of Brazil's Electric Utilities Should You Buy?
    Jun. 11, 2013 AES, AESAY, CEDWY 11 Comments
  • Should You Buy Brazil's Electric Utilities For Their High Yield?
    Editors' Pick • Jun. 6, 2013 AES, AESAY, CEDWY 9 Comments
  • What To Buy And Sell In Your High-Yield Portfolio
    May. 14, 2013 AT, AZN, AZSEY 33 Comments
  • Should Investors Buy The Defense Sector?
    Jan. 28, 2013 ATK, BA, BAESY 5 Comments
  • Which Form Of Gold Investment Provides The Best Hedge For A War Or Global Crisis?
    Jan. 14, 2013 DGL, DGP, GGN 7 Comments
  • No 'Bull' About Leveraged Gold Bull ETFs
    Editors' Pick • Nov. 21, 2012 AGQ, DGP, FSG 16 Comments
  • Gold Bullion ETFs, Closed-End Funds, Or Gold Mining Stocks - Which Is The Best Investment?
    Nov. 5, 2012 GLD 14 Comments
  • Caribbean Utilities: Moderate Risk With A 7% Yield
    Oct. 9, 2012 CUPUF 16 Comments
  • Hedge For Inflation And Deflation With Precious Metals Convertible Securities - Part 2 - Canadian Securities
    Sep. 6, 2012 COLUF, DRGDF, GBG 5 Comments
  • Hedge For Inflation And Deflation With Precious Metals Convertible Securities - Part 1 - U.S. Securities
    Sep. 4, 2012 AU, FCX, GGN 7 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part X: Highest Yields And Lowest Risks
    Feb. 14, 2012 BAM 13 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part IX: Real Estate Development Companies, Mortgage Corporations, And Brokers
    Feb. 8, 2012 BREUF, BRP, FCMGF 2 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part VIII: Brookfield Asset Management And Real Estate Funds
    Feb. 2, 2012 BAM 11 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part VII: Retirement, Nursing Homes, Healthcare And Cemeteries
    Jan. 20, 2012 ACCKF, CWSRF, EXETF 7 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part VI: Hospitality, Hotel And Leisure
    Jan. 15, 2012 WSBHF, CPXGF 5 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part V: Retail
    Jan. 11, 2012 WMT, TGT, CWYUF 13 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part IV: Residential
    Jan. 10, 2012 BOWFF, CDPYF, IIPZF 6 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part III: Commercial, Industrial, And Office
    Jan. 10, 2012 RPGLF, BTBIF, HURSF 4 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part II: Diversified Office, Retail, And Industrial
    Jan. 10, 2012 ARESF, CRXIF, CMLEF 8 Comments
  • Analyzing Canadian REITs, Part I
    Jan. 9, 2012 BAM, BPO, BRP 3 Comments
  • Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part V
    Editors' Pick • Dec. 4, 2011 TEF, NLY, WMT 27 Comments
  • Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part IV
    Editors' Pick • Nov. 24, 2011 NLY, TEF, DTEGY 22 Comments
  • Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part III
    Nov. 20, 2011 BMO, CM, TLSYY 19 Comments
  • Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part II
    Editors' Pick • Nov. 17, 2011 T, BMY, PEP 20 Comments
  • Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk
    Editors' Pick • Nov. 13, 2011 PEP, MCD, KO 27 Comments
  • It's Time for Research In Motion to Change Strategy
    Jun. 17, 2011 BBRY, GOOG, AAPL 8 Comments
  • Dividend Growth Stocks May Be Overrated Investments
    Editors' Pick • Apr. 11, 2011 PEP, T, NLY 110 Comments
  • Hewlett Packard: Buy, Sell, Or Hold?
    Feb. 16, 2011 HPQ 9 Comments