Nationally, the average price is just under $3.70 a gallon. Crude oil prices could decline, bringing pump prices down further. Airline stocks have been the winners. Energy stocks have been flat.
By choosing stocks from different payment periods, you can collect dividends every month.
With the Dow at an all-time high, many stocks and sectors are significantly overvalued.
The price-weighted blue-chip index could climb there with the help of just a few components.
BlackBerry downgraded to 'sell, and Caterpillar upgraded to 'outperform.'
These quality stocks have raised their payouts annually for at least 20 years.
Its newly expanded deal with Exxon shows how mighty it's getting.
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Do it once a year. This allows the best-performing asset classes to take off and run.
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