Get 3.6% from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Get 3.6% from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Two recent acquisitions continue to focus the firm on consumer tools and equipment as it divests from commercial security, automatic doors, and oil and gas equipment services.

A cost-cutting program should restore earnings growth in 2024 despite an expected drop in 2023. Meanwhile the stock trades… Read More

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AT&T INC. $18 is a buy. The telecom giant (New York symbol T; Income-Growth Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 7.2 billion; Market cap: $129.6 billion; Dividend yield: 6.2%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; merged its WarnerMedia business with Discovery Inc. on April 8, 2022, to form Warner Bros… Read More

Buy Japan’s top performers

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND, $50.28, is a buy. The ETF (New York symbol EWJ; buy or sell through brokers; aims for the return of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Japan Index.
The fund’s top holdings include Toyota, 5.1%; Sony Corp., 2.9%; Keyence (sensors), 2.6%; Mitsubishi UFJ Financial,… Read More

These ETFs give you the best of top indexes

The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while still subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time… Read More