See All Authors »

Aaron Levitt


InvestorPlace.com

Latest Features

SLIDE SHOW
September 2017

The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy Today

You can make the argument that the Dow Jones Industrial Average isn’t necessarily the best representation of the entire U.S. economy anymore. That title goes to the S&P 500 Index. But you can’t deny ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy Right Now

The Dow Jones Industrial Average may have been supplanted by the S&P 500 as the best representation of the American economy, but at least in 2017, the group of 30 Dow Jones stocks is out in front. The ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

10 Great Vanguard Funds to Squeeze Out Income

Many investors are drawn to Vanguard funds because of the investment manager’s leadership in low-cost indexing. Others are drawn to their top-tier active management. Luckily, both qualities are applied ...

See More From: Mutual Funds

SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

Tech Stocks for Retirement: 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

The fizzling of the FANG stocks has many retirement investors souring on tech stocks. And it’s easy to understand why. Given their “growth” focus, they also come with a hefty dose of volatility. ...

See More From: Tech Stocks

SLIDE SHOW
July 2017

The Top 10 ETFs Money Can Buy

The popularity of exchange-traded fund (ETFs) grows by the day. These baskets of stocks, bonds and other assets offer low costs, intraday tradability and plenty of diversification. They’re wide-scale ...

See More From: ETFs

SLIDE SHOW
July 2017

3 Great ETFs for Retirement Investors

We all know there are some pretty great exchange-traded funds out there. The ability to access unique or specialized asset classes or strategies with low costs and vast intraday tradability are some of ...

See More From: ETFs

SLIDE SHOW
July 2017

Consumer Stocks for Retirement Investors

The most powerful force in the U.S. economy is consumer spending. Accounting for nearly 70% of our nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), our spending on everything from lattes and laundry detergent ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
June 2017

7 Dividend ETFs to Keep the Income Coming

Despite the recent rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, dividend ETFs — exchange-traded funds — continue to be a big draw from investors. And what’s not to like? Aside from the income dividend ...

See More From: Dividends

SLIDE SHOW
April 2017

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Income

Income. It’s what retirement is made of. Increasingly — thanks to stubbornly low interest rates — that income has been derived from a hefty dose of dividend stocks, and there are plenty of reasons ...

See More From: Dividends

SLIDE SHOW
March 2017

Utility Stocks for Retirement Investors: 1 Stock, 1 ETF and 1 Mutual Fund

While utility stocks have taken it on the chin lately with the Federal Reserve starting to raise rates, the reality is, they still make sense for retirement investors. Utility stocks are often a go-to ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other assets allow for intraday tradability at a dirt cheap ...

See More From: ETFs

SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

The 10 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now for Big Gains

Oil stocks are riding high so far in 2017. After spending much of 2016 in the proverbial toilet, the tail end of the year was met with better times. The reason? Some big-time production cuts. Oil cartel ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

7 Marvelous Mid-Cap Stocks to Buy for the Best of All Worlds

Goldilocks had it right: The middle is truly the sweet spot. That holds especially true for investors, as mid-cap stocks offer the best of two worlds. Mid-caps are typically defined as companies between ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
January 2017

The 10 Best Contrarian Stocks to Buy in the New Year

Following the herd can make you money. After all, there’s nothing wrong with finding the latest momentum play and riding it for big gains. The difficult part is knowing when to jump off before the ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

SLIDE SHOW
December 2016

3 Reasons Walmart Stock Is Still a Dividend Champ

Dividend investing is supposed to be a tad bit boring. After all, the real idea is find those companies with wide moats that offer steadily rising revenues and profits. Ultimately, those steady profits ...

See More From: Dividends

SLIDE SHOW
December 2016

3 European Stocks to Buy for Big-Time Dividends

The Brexit, the Quitaly, generally high unemployment, the ripping apart of the E.U., low stagnating growth, double- and triple-dip recessions — you name it, the Old Country is suffering from it. With ...

See More From: Dividends

SLIDE SHOW
December 2016

3 Crude Oil Stocks to Load Up On for 2017

It’s no secret that the various crude oil stocks have had a hard time over the last couple of years. Lower for longer crude oil prices have clipped much of the enthusiasm — and profits — for the ...

See More From: Stocks & Bonds

Show More Stories