Brett Owens

Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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7 July Dividend Hikes To Buy For 12% Yearly Gains, Forever

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 July Dividend Hikes To Buy For 12% Yearly Gains, Forever

Most people are chasing big dividend payers right now in this “3% world” we live in. Meanwhile, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams PLUS annual returns of 12%, 17.3%, or more. Let’s talk about how to find these stocks, and bank 12% returns or better every […]

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4 High-Yield Landmines To Avoid At All Costs

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 High-Yield Landmines To Avoid At All Costs

The stock market’s up, so yields are down. And while there are still some generous payers available, be careful – some are paper tigers that will probably suffer this year. That’s exactly the danger that’s facing four enticing high-yielders (yielding up to 20%!) that I’ll discuss with you shortly. Since stock prices generally follow their […]

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4 REITs Paying Up To 5% With 136% Payout Growth

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 REITs Paying Up To 5% With 136% Payout Growth

Today we’re going to dive into the two “cheapest” corners in the S&P 500. Because with the terrible performance these 2 sectors have put in this year, you could think both are bargains now. But the truth is, only one of these sectors is worth buying into now (I’ll name 4 specific stocks in a minute). In […]

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Own Fixed Income? Avoid These 4 Fatal Flaws

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Own Fixed Income? Avoid These 4 Fatal Flaws

Want more yield and price upside in your portfolio? You can get both from bonds – if you think a little contrarian, of course. Just avoid the four common mistakes most bond investors make, and you’ll probably do better than most stock jockeys! “First-level” financial advisors tell you to sell some stocks and buy more bonds as you get […]

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Trump’s Dividend Trio: 3 “Must Buy” Stocks For A Trade War

| March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Trump’s Dividend Trio: 3 “Must Buy” Stocks For A Trade War

Worried that President Trump’s tariff threats will ignite a disastrous trade war? I have great news for you, because the best way to protect your portfolio—and profit—in times like these is simple: buy dividend-growth stocks. I’ll name three with exploding payouts in a second. All three are also proven winners when tariff threats start flying, making […]

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10 Steady Tax-Equivalent Yields Up To 10%

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
10 Steady Tax-Equivalent Yields Up To 10%

Municipal bonds are off to a slow start in 2018 – which is usually a bullish sign for these tax-free payers. We last “pounded the table” on munis in December 2016. They were coming off their worst month since the Great Recession, and we discussed their tendency to rally when they are hated: “It’s impossible to call a […]

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9 Dividends Due For A Raise In March

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
9 Dividends Due For A Raise In March

Dividend growth is the key to retirement because it fends off the effects of inflation. Even amid low inflation of 2% to 3% a year, a stagnant dividend will actually lose 2% to 3% of purchasing power a year. The only way to actually grow your income over time, then, is to invest in companies […]

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This Last Safe 10% Bond Yield Won’t Last Long

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Last Safe 10% Bond Yield Won’t Last Long

Is there a bond bubble? There’s certainly more froth than not, with investors recklessly reaching for the riskiest of yields. But there’s one last 10% dividend on the board worthy of our consideration. It’s available thanks to investors’ misunderstanding (and laziness) – we’ll discuss details in a minute. But first, let’s review three key rules […]

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5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds. Sell Today!

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds.  Sell Today!

As we speak, $376 billion is locked up in five of Wall Street’s most overrated, overloved funds. And the sad reality is that there’s a high chance a few thousand bucks of that are courtesy of … well, you. The good news? I can show you seven far better options. While Wall Street still rolls out hundreds of […]

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5 Bargain Tech Dividends To Buy On This Dip

| June 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
5 Bargain Tech Dividends To Buy On This Dip

It’s usually the last place dividend fans look for big yields and surging payout growth—but it should be one of the first. I’m talking about the technology sector. And before you dismiss me as crazy, check out this chart. The Home of Payout Growth What you’re seeing here is the dividend-growth rate of the Technology […]

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