Stocks go up and down, but the income this trio of 5% yielders provides can help smooth out any investor's returns.
Autodesk is upgraded to 'buy,' and Dendreon is downgraded to 'sell.'
These income plays sit squarely in the sights of Buffett and others.
The companies that are called to join the heavy-hitters in the benchmark index will be in line for a nice boost in their stock price.
DuPont is downgraded to 'sell,' and Pacific Sunwear is upgraded to 'buy.'
Real estate investment trusts are having a fabulous cycle, rewarding shareholders with both dividends and appreciation.
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