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News of game-changing drugs, treatments and vaccines may dominate the headlines when it comes to pharmaceutical stocks. But, taking a gamble with high-risk, high-possible return biotech stocks isn’t the only way to approach this sector. There are less risky opportunities in this space. Sure, they may not generate the triple-digit percentage gains we’ve seen in
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Investors interested in dividend stocks that have strong growth potential should take a closer look at the renewable energy industry. While growth stocks typically do not pay dividends, there are many renewable energy stocks that have attractive dividend payouts. Renewable energy is making up an ever-larger proportion of energy production in the US, and there
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In a time when folks are on the hunt for all sorts of high-flying assets, we shouldn’t ignore legendary fund manager Peter Lynch’s “invest in what you know” credo. Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) stock offers familiarity and low volatility. While Costco probably won’t make you wealthy overnight, the long-term returns have been substantial. Source: Helen89 / Shutterstock.com
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To achieve dividend kings status, a company has to provide its shareholders a dividend increase for at least 50 consecutive years. This is no mean feat, but consumer goods companies may have an advantage. Source: iQoncept/shutterstock.com Companies in the consumer staples sector sell everyday items, such as toothpaste, snacks, beverages and laundry detergent, that consumers
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Income investors often look to real estate investment trusts, or REITs, as these stocks usually have very high yields. Looking more specifically at a certain part of the REIT industry, we feel that the corner of the industry devoted to healthcare REITs is very attractive for income investors. The population continues to get older in
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