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Investing Topics: Telecom Stocks

Buy, Hold, Profit: Three Forever Stocks to Grow Your Nest Egg

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2016
Your broker may want you to trade in and out of stocks regularly—that’s how they make their money. But there’s something to be said for buying into high-quality names, sitting back and watching the dividends roll in. Participating in a dividend reinvestment plan can be even more lucrative over the long haul. Here are three names with staying power, the bedrock on which you can build your portfolio.

Three Must-Own Dividend Stocks to Buy in a Bear Market

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2016
Believe it or not, I find myself looking forward to bear markets. Shares of utilities and other companies that provide essential services usually hold up better than cyclical stocks because of their steady revenue and outsized dividends. But even our favorites will pull back when the market sells off indiscriminately. Here are three stocks you shouldn’t hesitate to add to your portfolio in a bear market.

Telecom: The More Things Change, the More Things Stay the Same

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 5, 2016
In the fourth quarter, the telecom sector's big dogs continued to extend their lead over the also-rans.

A Sleep-Easy Strategy in Uncertain Times

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 7, 2015
Having confidence in your holdings’ underlying businesses makes it easier to endure a volatile market without losing too much sleep.

Best Opportunities in a Bear Market

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 7, 2015
Narrowing market leadership and other technical indicators suggest the risk of US equities sliding into a bear market next year has increased. We highlight some of the best opportunities in our coverage universe so that you know where to pounce when the time comes.

Third-Quarter Earnings Season Kicks Off

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 27, 2015
Here's our take on the first three Model Portfolio holdings to report third-quarter results.

A Double-Digit Yield from this Preferred Stock

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 14, 2015
This regional telecom appears to have turned the corner, and its preferred shares trade with plenty of liquidity and sport a double-digit yield.

Three Ways to Play the Utility Takeover Boom

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 14, 2015
We highlight three strategies to profit from the recent resurgence in merger and acquisition activity in the utility and telecom sectors.

Second-Quarter Earnings Thus Far

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 6, 2015
Second-quarter earnings season is in full swing. Here's how our Portfolio holdings have fared.

Utility Stocks: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Headed

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 4, 2015
In April 2013, I left my job of 25 years as founding editor of Utility Forecaster to form my own publishing company and write the investment newsletter of my dreams: Conrad’s Utility Investor. The publication’s second birthday is as good a time as any to review where utility stocks have been and my outlook for where they’re headed.

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ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth. Roger b