Personal Investments

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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Julian Robertson on how to make money — and avoid going bankrupt — in the stock market

Julian Robertson, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Tiger Management, has died at age 90. Robertson was a value-style investor who mentored, and invested with, a new generation of money managers after he retired. He closed his fund just as the dot-com bubble was bursting at the beginning of 2000. Here are a dozen things …

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