Restaurant and Bar Sales Up: How to Invest

Great Recession?  What Great Recession?

After flatlining for five years, restaurant and bar sales hit new all-time highs earlier this month (see chart).  It would seem that the scrimping and ramen noodle eating that became so common after the 2008 [...] Continue Reading…

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Is the Bull Market In REITs and MLPs Over?

Over the past 10 days, a period where the S&P 500 has traded sideways, REITs and MLPs are down 8% and 6%, respectively, as measured by the Vanguard REIT ETF ($VNQ) and the JP Morgan Alerian MLP ETN ($AMJ).

Individual [...] Continue Reading…

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Up Close and Personal with Charles Sizemore, Manager of the Dividend Growth Portfolio

Covestor produced the following video featuring Charles Sizemore, the manager of the Dividend Growth Portfolio and three other models at Covestor.

For more information, see the Dividend Growth Portfolio’s profile page, which includes performance and recent portfolio moves.

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Will It Happen?

What do you get when you have a second-term American president eager to secure a positive legacy and a European continent desperate for economic growth?

If all goes well, you’ll have a game-changing free trade agreement between the United States [...] Continue Reading…

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