Stephen Mauzy

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Stephen Mauzy is a CFA charter holder, equity analyst, and financial and economics writer with over 25 years of investing experience. Steve is consultant and contributing editor for the High Yield Wealth newsletter published by Wyatt Investment Research. Steve is a recognized investment voice: He has provided commentary on CNBC, and his work has appeared in Wealth Manager, CFA Magazine, Institutional Investor News, Barron's, Institutional, Investor News, Registered Rep., and other publications. Steve's curriculum vitae includes a stint as editor-in-chief for two financial trade magazines. He also served as editor for a Forbes-recognized financial Web site. Steve's forte is income investing and value investing. Like many value investors, he is a practitioner of the quantitative principles espoused by legendary value investor Ben Graham. But Steve has added his own twist based on the precept that business world is divided into two types of companies: ones that have trouble and ones that are going to have trouble. Steve favors the former (as long as they continue to pay dividends), because value is often found in uncertain and troublesome situations.

Why Investors Should Be Wary of Rising Rate ETFs

When a new class of investments hits the market I prefer to remain on the sidelines and watch from a distance. In the past

How to Invest Like the Richest Man Who Ever Lived

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are certainly wealthy individuals, but in the annals of history they're not the richest men of

From Russia, A Little Love for Income Investors

Nothing like a little mayhem and political posturing to generate a bit of value. I refer to the turmoil stirred up in Russ

Don’t Get Suckered by the Bank of America Dividend Increase

If it were any other company, I'd have applauded the move; because it's Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), I rolled my eyes. The

Did Warren Buffett Buy the Wrong Energy Stock?

In the second and third quarter of 2013, Warren Buffett accumulated nearly 40.1 million shares of energy behemoth ExxonMobil

How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Dividend Stocks?

The self-styled philosopher kings and occupants of the Eccles Building – the Federal Reserve governors –  have divined t

2 High-Yield Business Development Companies Just Went on Sale

Buy when others sell; sell when others buy.  Repetition has reduced this bromide to cliché, but it hasn't reduced its imbed

3 Deep-Value Gold Miners to Buy Now

As you would expect, the gold price is the tail that wags the gold-mining dog.  The tail has been wagging down. Gold has lo

Fuel Your Income With 2 High-Yield Energy Investments

Hot or cold? When I'm a buyer, I'll take cold every time.  I'm naturally drawn to the market where investors are selling in

Price-to-Sales Ratio: The Perfect Stock Indicator

The price-to-sales ratio (P/S)  is an underappreciated valuation metric. Whereas most investors zero in on the price-to-earn