The Fed's interest rate increases are helping boost banks’ interest income, a major driver of profits. These three regional bank stocks are among the most attractive now.
Articles by Bob Ciura
By Bob Ciura | Mar 20, 2017
Target shares tumbled recently after it lowered guidance. But longer-term investors shouldn't count it out. The company has key strengths and the shares are a bargain now.
By Bob Ciura | Mar 16, 2017
The Fed raised interest rates on March 15 and more are increases are expected this year. A return to a rising-rate cycle would be a huge tailwind for these three big bank stocks.
By Bob Ciura | Mar 9, 2017
These small cap dividends are anything but puny . . . the stocks' yields range from 3% to 7%.
By Bob Ciura | Mar 6, 2017
Value and income investors may want to take a look at beaten-down Gilead shares.The big biotech is still highly profitable, it has lots of cash and it has catalysts for growth.
By Bob Ciura | Mar 2, 2017
Meet the Dividend Kings. These stocks have delivered dividend increases yearly for 50 years or more, making them excellent additions to an income portfolio.
By Bob Ciura | Mar 1, 2017
The Kraft-Heinz bid for Unilever stock at about $50 a share was roundly rejected, but another takeover bid could be in the offing. There is still time to buy Unilever shares before that happens.
By Bob Ciura | Feb 17, 2017
Cisco offers investors the whole enchilada: value, income and growth. Here are some of the compelling initiatives that are helping fuel Cisco growth.
By Bob Ciura | Feb 16, 2017
These REITs are well-run operations that can withstand all interest rate cycles; they are REITs to buy even if the Fed raises rates this year.
By Bob Ciura | Feb 13, 2017
With the recovery of iPhone sales and a blossoming services business, Apple growth has returned. The stock popped 6% on its latest earnings report.