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Almost two years ago, we went looking for heavy-yielding defensive stocks and turned up six in some unusual corners of the market. Ranging from consumer good maker to gun manufacturers, they offered healthy cash flows and high dividend yields by operating in markets that aren’t likely to suffer in economic downturns.
It’s not the one you see; it’s the one you don’t see. That bit of country wisdom applies to markets as well as safe techniques for passing cars on lonely two-lane highways.
The markets have taken investors on a frenetic rollercoaster ride this week as weak economic news and some disappointing earnings worked them over. All three indexes posted losses for the week.
Guilty until proven innocent: That’s the way the markets view recession risk for income investments.
Comcast Corp reported blockbuster earnings that should lay all fears to rest about its financial health.
Real estate investments continue to languish with no clear end in sight for the trouble afflicting the US housing market. But that just means we can pick up prime properties on the cheap.
Even in the best markets, dividend cuts are poison for income investors. Not only is your regular cash flow cut, but your principal typically takes a haircut as well.
Earnings season is when market emotion meets reality. Income Portfolio denizens Regions Financial and Verizon Communications are two cases in point.
Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Fund has trimmed its distribution slightly to an annual rate of 93 cents a share due to higher costs for maintaining leverage.
Inflation is the nemesis of all income investments. But credit risk is far more deadly for investors who reach too high for yields.