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.

3 Deep-Value Dividend Plays in the Land of the Caipirinha

Over the past couple years, Brazil stock investors have been drinking Caipirinhas to drown their sorrows. Down the road, they

Is Kinder Morgan’s Restructuring a Bad Deal for Income Investors?

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5 Reasons Individual Investors Can Beat the Pros

I bristle when I read accounts – mostly from professionals with a monetary stake – that investing is too complicated for

3 Value Dividend Stocks You Don’t Know Are High Yield

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If You Don’t Know the ‘9th Wonder’ of Investing, You Don’t Know What You’re Missing

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This One Cut Can Kill Your Investment Returns

As the dividend goes, so too goes the share price. For this reason, I'm attracted to quality dividend-growth stocks. Look

Lessons From the Greatest Investor Ever (And It’s Not Buffett)

Most of the great “investor” wealth you see today (including Warren Buffett's) is as attributable to the “business” o

Russia’s Latest Crisis Has Created Deep-Value High-Yield Opportunities

As a frequent flyer, I view the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine with more contempt than most. Being a pa

Google and a Trillion Dollar Market Cap

[caption id="attachment_11205" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Source: CTV News[/caption] I tend to avoid most investment

The Most Tax-Efficient Way to Hold Dividend Stocks (Hint: It’s Not a Retirement Account)

I aver most investors have a retirement account – either a 401(k) or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). These accounts