December’s retail sales may have disappointed, but investors have plenty of reasons to remain bullish on the US economy and stock market. We also raise our buy target on one of the primary beneficiaries of lower oil prices.
Most of our Lifelong Income Portfolio holdings have reported second-quarter results. However, the news flow continues to come fast and furious, with one of our top value plays announcing plans to spin off some of its assets as a new entity. Here’s our take on this strategic move and the latest developments affecting our other picks.
Buying and holding dividend-paying stocks issued by growing companies: That’s still the surest way for income-seeking investors to earn a living wage and build wealth while protecting their principal against inflation and credit risk. Here’s the latest on our existing stock picks and the lowdown on the newest addition to the Lifelong Income Portfolio.
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