Increasing yields can bring both risk and reward for these stocks, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on earning consistent dividends.
Shares of homebuilders take a beating as housing prices rise.
Concerns about the Federal Reserve possibly slowing its stimulus efforts have helped push the cost of home loans to their highest level in a year.
Stocks are more overvalued and more overbought than a week ago but still without confirming a market top.
As the economy improves, these two companies are poised to reap the benefits -- one from the nuts-and-bolts side, the other from a financing angle.
The homebuilder's shares are building extremely bullish momentum.
The only truly inexpensive areas are tech, industrial and finance -- and they all remain despised.
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