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Income and Yield
A complex product for playing or hedging currencies

For high-net worth investors only


Is the yield part of your portfolio working?

Here's a guide to tuning it up


A limited-time, golden opportunity in bonds

When recessions end, there's a brief opening for the astute investor


One good idea: Buy a bond fund that delivers equity-type returns

Safety, security add to bonds' attractiveness


Annuities: High returns, but at a stiff price

You get a hefty yield over bonds, but your income eats into your capital


One good idea: Buy health care income trusts

High yields, steady income provide some stability


Alone at the top

With over $25 billion in assets, Walter Posiewko manages more money than anyone else in the country. Here's how he does it.


Basement bargains

Why this may be the best time to start buying real estate


Into the gap

For a long time, it made sense to stick with the safety of government bonds. But now is the time to think differently


Piped-in profits

Utilities may not be the sexiest stocks, but when it comes to steady returns, boring can be beautiful


One Good Idea: Buy Sherritt bonds

Put a 13-per-cent yield on an investment-grade bond in your pocket


One Good Idea: Buy Rogers Communications bonds

A strong balance sheet and fat margins back these investment-grade bonds with a generous yield


Preferred options to help in rocky times

Common stock's first cousin, preferred shares are an easy way to boost and secure yields, Andrew Allentuck writes


One Good Idea: Buy Brookfield Asset Management bonds

These yield-rich bonds are backed by a diversified business that has a lot of cash


Bonds: How many are too many?

Striking the right balance between bonds and stocks provides both capital gains and steady income


Building for tomorrow

If you're looking for a portfolio that is easy to assemble, requires minimal trading, and can spin off increasing amounts of cash every year, blue-chip dividend stocks are the way to go


One Good Idea: Buy TIPS

These bullet-proof bonds safeguard principal, and even inflation cannot dent them


One Good Idea: Buy Black Diamond units

Generous payouts, predictable earnings make income trust attractive


One Good Idea: A safe play in a dangerous market

The idea: Buy five-year government bonds.


Eight ways to spell risk in bonds

Yields rise in lockstep with risk, helping investors calculate their odds of losing money


The path to gain in bonds is strewn with hopes of high yields: How not to get taken in

As omens go, the yield curve is about as good as it gets.


Investing for stagflation

The combination of stagnant economic growth and rising prices has bond investors wondering if the 1970s are making a comeback.


In economic forecasting, it's hard to beat the yield curve

As omens go, the yield curve is about as good as it gets.


Return to sender?

Are dividends making fools of investors? One former hedge fund manager thinks so


A handy guide to preferred share investing

What bond strategy is best for you?

Fall 2008

When the lights go out, Ben Stein on Wall Streetís immorality & more...

Summer 2008

Is value dead? The lure of the long shot, the Steadhand diaries and more...

Winter 2008

Inside Sprott Inc., The Technicians, Liquid assets and more...

Premiere Issue

Bill Miller, The Wealthy Barber, How to Live Tax Free and more...

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A complex product for playing or hedging currencies »
One way to add yield to your portfolio »
Is the yield part of your portfolio working? »
A limited-time, golden opportunity in bonds »
One good idea: Buy a bond fund that delivers equity-type returns »
Annuities: High returns, but at a stiff price »
One good idea: Buy health care income trusts »
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Invest in real assets early in life »
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End of 'home bias' boosts foreign stocks »
The art of ignoring the pendulumís swing »
A value investor on the hunt »
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A mutual man strikes back »
Five options for the comeback kid »
One Good Idea: Buy HBP Financials Bull Plus ETF »

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