The world's biggest payment network benefits mightily from the rise of a global cashless economy.
This high-yielding oil and gas royalty trust is still a buy after its recent run-up.
With substantial gold and zinc resources, numerous joint ventures and future royalty streams, this stock looks like a bargain.
This entertainment and leisure company has proved recession-resistant even if the movie business isn't necessarily.
This maker of marine power transmission systems has solid earnings, new products, order backlogs and looks like a bargain.
This bond fund acts like a large-cap stock in bull markets and a defensive stock when times are tough.
P and Q preferred shares are a solid investment despite halt in dividend payments.
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