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This Top Dividend Stock to Buy Offers a 4.45% Yearly Return

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Finding a good dividend stock to buy is the best way to play the market and earn reliable income.

That's why we want to tell you about our newest dividend stock recommendation.

We like this company because it's at the center of this $115 billion industry...

The Best Dividend Stock to Buy in This Booming $14.4 Trillion Market

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Finding a good dividend stock to buy is the most stable way to make money in the stock market.

It allows you to earn steady, passive income - no matter how the individual stock price performs.

That's why we've picked one of the best dividend stocks to buy that targets a $14.4 trillion industry...

One of the Best Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2016

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Emerging markets are the best way to get the kind of explosive growth that the United States hasn't offered since Harry S. Truman lived in the White House.

The 23 economies of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index represent a full 13% of world market capitalization. These economies can and often do surge by double digits each year, offering windfall profits to investors with the intestinal fortitude for volatility.

But today, I'm going to introduce you to a place you won't find on the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, though considering what just happened, it likely won't stay off for long. In fact, until just a few months ago, it was pure poison for investors. 

And with so much room to run, it would be criminal to miss out on the potential gains here. It likely won't be long before global growth investors start pouring in, so let's get started now...

Increase Your Return on Investment with This One Easy Strategy in 2016

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You don't need a ton of money to increase your return on investment in today's volatile market. You just need the right strategy.

In fact, the best way to squeeze the most return on investment from an unstable market is through discipline, not wealth. That's according to Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald, a seasoned market analyst with over 30 years of investing experience.

Fitz-Gerald has one trading strategy that's built to endure market turbulence best. It will help you build your stake in a company, without investing any extra money.

The Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2016

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With the Dow Jones Industrial Average down nearly 5% this year, dividend stocks are the most stable way to make money in this volatile environment.

These companies provide steady income regardless of how the markets move.

That's why we've gathered a list of the best dividend stocks to buy in 2016...

Income Investors Will Look Very Smart with These Gains

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Call it the "Summer of Pain." All the major indexes are down for the year, flirting with textbook "correction territory."

Utility stocks, as tracked by the Utilities SPDR ETF, have been among the hardest hit. The XLU ETF is now off an eye-watering 20% from its February 2015 highs.

The trouble is, the utility sector is a massive favorite among income investors, thanks to its stability and generous yields. XLU, for instance, pays close to 4%.

And the simple play I'm about to show you will make sure you get paid all year while taking the bite out of some of the downside risk...

Preferred Stock vs. Common Stock: What's the Difference?

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Preferred stock and common stock are the two main types of stock that companies issue to investors.

But we frequently hear the same question from our readers: What's the difference between preferred stock vs. common stock?

Here's a breakdown of the two types of securities...

The Truth About Investing in REITs When Interest Rates Rise

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REITs are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate, and investing in REITs is an effective strategy for earning passive income.

Still, many investors believe REITs will underperform as an interest rate hike lingers on the horizon.

Here's why that couldn't be further from the truth...

The Secret to Superior Returns

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Many people are surprised to learn that dividend income and reinvestment can account for nearly 90% of total stock market returns over time.

That's right. Not a quarter... Not half... But 90%.

But the potential returns we can bank with this simple method can be much, much higher...

What Are Master Limited Partnerships?

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Master limited partnerships have seen immense growth over the last decade. The sector has grown 260% over the last decade.

But many investors don't fully understand their tax benefits, dividend yields, and business structure.

Here's how master limited partnerships work and why they're profitable...

A High-Dividend ETF Lets You Invest in Today's Top-Yielding Stocks

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A high-dividend ETF is an exchange-traded fund that lets investors own a handful of dividend stocks with good yields.

"Good" yields are about 2.5% or higher.

You can get three high-dividend ETFs right here - yields as high as 6.3%...

Does the XOM Dividend Make Exxon Stock a Buy?

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Exxon Mobil Corp. dominates the world of Big Oil in terms of market cap and brand recognition.

The $364 billion company is widely embraced by income investors thanks mostly to the healthy XOM dividend.

Here's everything you need to know about the XOM dividend - and whether or not it's worth buying XOM stock...

4 Monthly Dividend Stocks for a Steady Income Stream

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Monthly dividend stocks are growing in popularity. They offer investors all the benefits of traditional dividend-paying stocks, like predictable income, capital appreciation potential, and a buffer against market volatility.

But they send out payments each month rather than on a quarterly basis.

A growing number of companies recognize the value of delivering dividends to shareholders on a more frequent schedule.

Here are four monthly dividend stocks to consider...

The Best Dividend-Paying Stocks in the Small-Cap Sector

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There was a time when small-caps didn't offer any of the market's best dividend-paying stocks, but that's changing.

The number of issues in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index presently paying a dividend has jumped 10.2% since the end of 2013. Now some of the best dividend-paying stocks in the small-cap sector include a health REIT yielding 4.61%, a natural gas company yielding 3.92%, and a regional bank yielding 3.53%.

Thanks to regular, and potentially higher cash payouts, small cap investors can now get a steady stream of income along with growth prospects.

You can get in on the profits. Here are five small cap dividend dynamos...

Here's How Powerful Dividend Reinvestment Is to Your Portfolio

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At Money Morning, we're big proponents of dividend reinvestment. It's a strategy that will help you amass tremendous wealth over time.

Reinvesting dividends is the practice of buying additional shares of a stock using the dividends themselves to pay for your purchase. It results in long-term compounding, and that's key to building a fortune.

Here's a look at just how valuable dividend reinvestment is to your portfolio...