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Gainful Employment

By Elliott H. Gue on Jan. 15, 2014

An increase in temporary staffing appears poised to become a permanent feature of the US labor market. Our top pick boasts some of the highest profit margins in this growing industry and focuses on supplying the information technology, life sciences and health care markets with highly trained professionals.

MLP Primer

By Elliott H. Gue on Jun. 3, 2014

Energy-focused master limited partnerships (MLP) have become increasingly popular among investors for their above-average yields, tax advantages and exposure to the US shale oil and gas revolution.

Northern Property is Cheap Again

By Roger-Conrad on Sep. 19, 2014
Although Canadian REITs haven’t matched the dividend growth posted by their US counterparts over the past 18 months, most of these names didn’t slash their payouts to the bone during the financial crisis. Our favorite Canadian REITs trade at undemanding valuations, offer above-average yields and are good buys for patient investors.  

Closed-End Bond Funds: Few Jewels amid the Junk

By Roger-Conrad on Apr. 17, 2014

Few high-yield investments deserve greater scrutiny and skepticism than closed-end bond funds.