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Dividend yields on preferred stocks have soared. This is how to pick the best ones for your portfolio.

This year nearly every type of security has declined — bad news if you look at your portfolio’s value each day and have difficulty sleeping at night. On the other hand, it’s good news if you’re looking for income. Because the rising interest rates mean falling prices for bonds and preferred stocks. For those income-oriented …

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Once offering the worst return on Wall Street, cash is now looking like the best asset to own, says Morgan Stanley

Stock sellers are poised to pick up where they left off on Friday as the market appears to be waking up from its August slumber with a vengeance. As Goldman Sach’s chief US equity strategist David Kostin told clients after the S&P 500 SPX: -1.29% took just 17 weeks to reach its year-end target of …

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