Conventional wisdom says that the most conservative investors were the ones most interested in capturing dividend income. But dividend stocks are now favored by many others as well, and they have lots of high-yielding options to choose from.
Looking at investing from a child's perspective can be eye-opening. And you don't need to have kids of your own to learn these lessons. Here are five tips for learning how to think like a child -- and how to turn that into making some grown-up profits.
ING Investment Management forecasts that stock markets will rise between 8% and 12% in 2011, thanks to a low-inflation, low-interest environment supported by the Fed, despite weak GDP growth. And for those looking for to increase their investment yields, they have a few suggestions.
The weakening stock market has investors fleeing for safe havens, like bonds. But some companies have a lot of cash, high operating margins and stocks with high yields -- far better ones than most bonds currently.