What You Need to Know About These Huge Dividend Stocks

Among dividend stocks, American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC  ) and Prospect Capital (NASDAQ: PSEC  ) offer some of the highest yields to investors today.

Both companies reported earnings this week, and in this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson tell viewers what they need to know about these two companies, as well as discuss the outlook for Hartford (NYSE: HIG  ) and General Growth Properties (NYSE: GGP  ) .

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One of the dirty secrets that few finance professionals will openly admit is the fact that dividend stocks as a group handily outperform their non-dividend paying brethren. The reasons for this are too numerous to list here, but you can rest assured that it's true. However, knowing this is only half the battle. The other half is identifying which dividend stocks in particular are the best. With this in mind, our top analysts put together a free list of nine high-yielding stocks that should be in every income investor's portfolio. To learn the identity of these stocks instantly and for free, all you have to do is click here now.

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