Insurers still a top choice for income seekers

The COVID-19 outbreak will slow the growth of these top insurance companies, particularly in Asia. The shock to their investment portfolios will also limit their earnings.
However, both firms should rebound quickly once the outbreak eases. That should also let them keep raising your dividends.
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R&D fuelled your 12% gain

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC. $119 remains a buy. The company (Nasdaq symbol TXN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 934.0 million; Market cap: $111.1 billion; Divd. yield: 3.0%; Divd. Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.ti.com) is a leading maker of analog chips, which convert touch, sound and… Read More

Turbocharge your portfolio with these techs: Microsoft Corp., International Business Machines Corp., Intel Corp., Texas Instruments Inc., Adobe Inc. and NortonLifeLock Inc.

Sticking with technology’s market leaders won’t hurt your returns. Indeed, as dominant players in their fields, they generate plenty of cash flow to keep launching new products and fuel more gains for investors. Our subscribers saw that play out last year with gains of up… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More