1. Finding Cramer's Accidental High-Yielders
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    Finding Cramer's Accidental High-Yielders

    We check out good companies that now have supersized dividends due to depressed stock prices.
  2. Adding Some Steak To A Portfolio
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    Adding Some Steak To A Portfolio

    Now that global demand for beef is increasing, the market sector looks like a good long-term winner.
  3. Hard Assets Still Make Sense
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    Hard Assets Still Make Sense

    The current Euro Crisis has given investors a chance to add commodity producers to their portfolios at cheap prices. Here are some broad ways to do that.
  4. Bypass The Euro With Switzerland
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    Bypass The Euro With Switzerland

    As the crisis within the EU countries intensifies, investors may want to put Switzerland on their map.
  5. Playing The African Recovery
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    Playing The African Recovery

    Retail investors now have the ability to put money into Africa via several exchange traded funds.
  6. Offshore Wind Energy A Reality
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    Offshore Wind Energy A Reality

    The approval of the Cape May wind project in the United States could usher in a new era of offshore wind projects.
  7. Infrastructure Income
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    Infrastructure Income

    While most investors go for capital gains when investing in infrastructure companies, income seekers have a lot to gain from the sector as well.
  8. Make Way For Energy-Efficient Buildings
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    Make Way For Energy-Efficient Buildings

    While the current Cash for Caulkers bill on the table pales in comparison to original proposal, it still represents a great long-term trend for a portfolio.
  9. Latin American Utilities For Growth And Income
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    Latin American Utilities For Growth And Income

    Adding a dash of South American utilities to a portfolio can keep investors in that region, while cutting risk.
  10. Buying Stocks For Pennies On The Dollar
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    Buying Stocks For Pennies On The Dollar

    We check out some old funds that are trading at attractive discounts to their underlying holdings.
  11. Dividends From Dragons And Tigers
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    Dividends From Dragons And Tigers

    Investors in Asia have often looked only at its growth prospects, but the region is ripe for dividend seekers.
  12. Playing The Growth-Stocks Comeback
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    Playing The Growth-Stocks Comeback

    As investors turn away from emerging markets and other high flying asset classes, a return to quality growth stocks is almost assured.
  13. A Focus On Portfolio Income With ETFs
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    A Focus On Portfolio Income With ETFs

    The time is right for investors to return to dividend-based investing.
  14. Riding The Semiconductor Wave
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    Riding The Semiconductor Wave

    Blow-out earnings results from some semiconductor companies signal the next wave for the tech sector. Play it with the semi ETFs.
  15. Hedging Your Bets
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    Hedging Your Bets

    It's easy to forget about portfolio insurance as the market continues to head higher. ETFs can help add that coverage back.
  16. Venture Capital Plugs Back In To Cleantech
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    Venture Capital Plugs Back In To Cleantech

    Venture capital is growing in the cleantech sector once again. Find out how to play on this trend in your portfolio.
  17. Pain At The Pump, Profit In The Portfolio
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    Pain At The Pump, Profit In The Portfolio

    As developed world economies begin to recover, oil prices are on the rise.
  18. Three Middle Eastern Jewels
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    Three Middle Eastern Jewels

    The Middle East offers opportunity for long-term investors in Egypt, Israel and Turkey.
  19. The Secret Way To Play Gold
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    The Secret Way To Play Gold

    Gold can be a valuable hedge against uncertainty, and there is more than one way to play it. Royalty override firms may be the best-kept secret in the sector.
  20. Stealth Infrastructure Plays
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    Stealth Infrastructure Plays

    Worldwide infrastructure spending is on the rise and there are many ways to play. We look at three of the stronger picks.
  21. International Inflation Protection
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    International Inflation Protection

    Protect against inflation with TIPS, gold and natural resource rich export nations.
  22. 3 Portfolio Staples
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    3 Portfolio Staples

    Market history states that after a year of big gains, paltry returns are to follow. Dividend stocks can help enhance those returns.
  23. Investing In Mother Russia
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    Investing In Mother Russia

    The least invested in BRIC nation, Russia, deserves some portfolio attention.
  24. High Tech Dividends
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    High Tech Dividends

    After a banner year in 2009, many tech investors are worried about their holdings. Instead of selling, investors should take a look at some of few dividend plays in sector.
  25. Investing South Of The Border
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    Investing South Of The Border

    Brazil may get all the action, but Mexico may be the key to Latin American profits.
  26. Higher Taxes? No Sweat With Munis
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    Higher Taxes? No Sweat With Munis

    Municipal bonds are a great way to shield your portfolio from a growing tax burden.
  27. Hedging With Emerging Market Telecoms
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    Hedging With Emerging Market Telecoms

    The emerging market rally is getting long in the tooth. Investors should hedge their holdings with telecom providers.
  28. Fuel Cells In Bloom
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    Fuel Cells In Bloom

    Fuel cells are getting some attention, and we look at a number of ways (including Bloom Energy) that investors can play.
  29. Asset OutFlows: A Contrarian Buy Signal
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    Asset OutFlows: A Contrarian Buy Signal

    Money is fleeing the stock market once again. History says the time to buy is now.
  30. A Fixed-Income Portfolio For The Masses
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    A Fixed-Income Portfolio For The Masses

    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  31. Flipping The Switch On High-Yield Utilities
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    Flipping The Switch On High-Yield Utilities

    Utility stocks, one of the worst performers in 2009, have appeal for income investors in 2010.
  32. Go Abroad With Discount Fares
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    Go Abroad With Discount Fares

    With the recent run-ups in international assets, many bargains are now gone - unless investors take a look at closed-end funds.
  33. Hybrid Battery Plays
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    Hybrid Battery Plays

    With energy conservation and efficiency becoming a top priority, the shift to more hybrid vehicles is almost assured.
  34. A Sweet Ethanol Deal
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    A Sweet Ethanol Deal

    Recent ethanol deals highlight the shift from pure players to the major oil producers.
  35. Quench Your Thirst With Low Price Water Stocks
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    Quench Your Thirst With Low Price Water Stocks

    These long-term water stocks cost less than a case of bottled water and may return much more.
  36. Dividend Stocks Making A Comeback
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    Dividend Stocks Making A Comeback

    After a year of being ignored in favor of high-risk, high return assets, dividends are on the comeback trail. Here are some funds that will add income to your portfolio.
  37. Big Oil Dividends
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    Big Oil Dividends

    Oil companies have been on fire lately, but the lack of dividends has left income investors out in the cold. High dividend paying royalty trusts can help you pump some income into your portfolio.
  38. Buying The World A Coke Through Its Bottlers
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    Buying The World A Coke Through Its Bottlers

    Coke may be a classic portfolio play, but its international bottlers are where the action is.
  39. The S&P Alternatives
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    The S&P Alternatives

    Mixing up the S&P 500 can achieve great results.
  40. India's Elephant-Sized Opportunities
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    India's Elephant-Sized Opportunities

    India offers strong growth through 2010, and ETFs are the best way to play it.
  41. Asia's Other Tigers
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    Asia's Other Tigers

    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  42. The Distillers: Boiling Down 2009
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    The Distillers: Boiling Down 2009

    The liquor industry showed improvement in 2009, but it still has a long way to go.
  43. Overall The Euro Zone Looks Interesting
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    Overall The Euro Zone Looks Interesting

    Using several key metrics, European stocks seem like better investments than domestic ones.
  44. A
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    A "Cash For Caulkers" Portfolio

    Stocks that might profit from a "Cash For Caulkers" stimulus plan.
  45. Energy Stocks: The Year In Green
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    Energy Stocks: The Year In Green

    Even with low oil prices, green energy still did well.
  46. Dubai May Be Bust, But Middle East Has Opportunity
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    Dubai May Be Bust, But Middle East Has Opportunity

    Dubai's debt problems have opened up some opportunities for long-term investors in the Gulf region.
  47. Biorefineries Get A Boost
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    Biorefineries Get A Boost

    The Department of Energy recently gave out $564 million in grant money to biofuels research.
  48. Profiting From Wall Street's Cash Bundles
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    Profiting From Wall Street's Cash Bundles

    Companies are sitting on nearly $1.6 trillion in cash. Finding companies that will benefit from increased spending will bestow nice returns to any portfolio.
  49. Profiting From The Carry Trade
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    Profiting From The Carry Trade

    With interest rates still at low levels, ETFs make it easy to participate in carry trade strategies.
  50. Hedge Funds For Everyone
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    Hedge Funds For Everyone

    Using ETFs to gain quantitative strategies for your portfolio.