In the US, this tobacco company may seem past its prime, but it's poised to benefit from smart management and booming international demand.
This important asset class should be anchored with at least one ETF and include companies that will be held for at least 10 years.
Huge dividend growth. A record of clobbering the S&P. There's almost nothing for investors to dislike about these companies -- except perhaps the products they produce.
Stocks are lower at midday despite the number of unemployment claims being little changed from last week.
These blue chip consumer and info tech names offer stable returns for cautious investors.
Over the next 3 years, some $30 billion in cash flow is likely to be returned to shareholders.
Investors adore the business leaders on this list. They've accomplished an amazing feat.
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