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Reuben Gregg Brewer

Reuben Gregg Brewer

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Reuben Gregg Brewer believes dividends are a window into a company's soul. He tries to invest in good souls.

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5 Top Dividend Payers of the S&P 500

Looking for dividends? This list of S&P 500 names offers a great combination of yield and dividend growth potential.


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Love Dividends? 2 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

The stock market has pulled back a little and these two reliable dividend payers look like they are on sale. It could be time to buy.


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Better Gold Stock: Barrick Gold or Royal Gold

If you're looking for a gold investment, should you go with a giant miner or a leading precious metals streamer?


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This Dividend Aristocrat Has a Partial Fix for Labor-Starved Restaurants

There's a massive labor crunch in the services sector, but this food maker is ready to help its customers -- and boost its stock.


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Get Paid While You Wait: 3 Top Dividend Stocks in Energy

These dividend-paying energy stocks are headed in the right direction and "cleaner" than they appear.

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2 Dividend Stocks I'll Hold Forever

I bought these two dividend payers when they looked unloved, and now I'd be loath to let them go. Here's why.


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Buy This Stock Before It Becomes a Dividend Aristocrat

There's a demographic wave rolling across the U.S. Here's a way to play it while collecting reliable dividends along the way.


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Don't Wait for a Market Crash to Buy This Dividend Stock

This high-yield stock has a track record of success and is positioned to prosper over the long term, no matter what happens in the market.


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2 Top Oil Stocks to Buy for the Long Haul

Here are two ways to play the energy space -- one that's focusing on the here and now, and another that's looking toward a very different future.


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Is It Too Late to Buy American Water Works?

American Water Works has a good business with built-in growth, but is the market pricing in the company's long-term prospects at this point?

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The 3 Safest Energy Dividends Right Now

Energy stocks are in the environmental dog house, but that doesn't mean there aren't high-yield options that remain safe and attractive.


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2 Gold Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

The stock market is near all-time highs. If you are looking for a way to hedge your stock bets, here are two unique gold plays to consider.


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4 of the Safest Dividend Stocks That'll Help You Crush Inflation

Inflation is high today, but don't get scared. These four dividend stocks have handily beat inflation over the long term.


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Is the Worst Over for EPR Properties?

The pandemic was a brutal hit to EPR's highly focused business. Things are getting better, but does that necessarily mean the worst is over?


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2 Top Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

If you're looking for safe stocks with reliable income streams, here are two that fit the bill.

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2 Stocks Under $100 You Can Buy and Hold Forever

This pair of reliable dividend payers is worth owning and holding through both good markets and bad.


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Buy This Dividend Aristocrat and Rest Easy

It's not cheap, but this reliable dividend payer lives up to its nickname, the "Monthly Dividend Company," and has for years.


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2 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Both of these relatively boring dividend stocks pay monthly, but they have very different risk and yield profiles. Each is worth a look.


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Why BHP Group Stock Fell 15% in August

The giant mining company is making changes to its business, and it seems investors are unenthusiastic about its plans.


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Why XPO Logistics Stock Tanked 37% in August

This big decline isn't what it seems. Here's what you need to know to understand what transpired last month.