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  1. Altria More Than Doubles 3Q Profit as Cigarette Sales Boom

    Marlboro cigarette maker Altria (NYSE:MO) more than doubled its profit during the third quarter as sales of tobacco products improved, however it only backed -- not ...

  2. Telecom, Other High-Yielding Stocks Benefit From Debt-Ceiling Worries

    Is the uncertainty over the debt ceiling and a possible default driving investors into dividend-paying stocks?  Sure looks that way.  The telecom sector, known for i...

  3. Philip Morris Unveils 11% Boost to Dividend

    Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) announced an 11% dividend hike on Wednesday as the global tobacco company looks to reward investors amid a slumping share price...

  4. Two Sub-$100M ETFs That Have Outperformed Larger Rivals

    An old issue within the ETF industry still has not gone away and it is unfortunate.That being the notion that ETFs with less than $100 million in assets under manage...

  5. Another Dividend ETF With a Treasury-Beating Yield

    Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasurys currently reside at 2.48 percent, a significant jump from the 2.13 percent offered by Uncle Sam's debt on June 3.Rising yields on wh...

  6. Philip Morris Parent Altria Turns to E-Cigarettes

    Tobacco company Altria Group (NYSE:MO) said Tuesday it plans to enter the market for electronic cigarettes this summer.Altria will launch its first electronic cigare...

  7. Apple Tops New WisdomTree Dividend ETF

    Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) new status as a dividend stock is, no pun intended, bearing fruit. At least at the new ETF level.The WisdomTree U.S. Dividend Growth Fund (NASD...

  8. Lorillard Adds $500 Million to Share-Repurchase Program

    Lorillard Inc. (LO) has authorized an additional $500 million in share repurchases under the tobacco maker's buyback program, a move that doubles the amount of stock...

  9. Three Sub-$20 ETFs With Upside Potential

    Some investors believe that a security's price tag is not the primary indicator of intrinsic value. For example, there were some investors and pundits that argued Ap...

  10. Five Bearish Investment Options to Browse

    Every market has its share of bearish investors who expect bad things to happen.Fortunately, those who think stocks are ready to fall in price have some good investm...

  11. Under The Hood: An Unheralded Multi-Asset ETF

    Some ETFs hold stocks. Others focus on bonds. Still others hold real estate investment trusts or master limited partnerships. Then there is the breed of ETF that off...

  12. Altria to Launch E-Cig as Cigarette Demand Softens

    Altria Group Inc. (MO), which reported softening first-quarter cigarette volumes, will enter the e-cigarette market later this year, a move to address a pocket of th...

  1. Is Diversity Just Another Name for Discrimination?

    If you take something everyone hates and give it a cool buzz-phrase, it's magically reborn as something new and exciting. A rose by another name might not smell as s...

  2. Why CVS is Smart to Exit Cigarette Business

    The traditional cigarette market took a big hit on Wednesday after CVS (NYSE:CVS) said tobacco no longer has a place in settings promoting healthy living.Lots of peo...

  3. CVS to Stop Selling Cigarette, Tobacco Products

    CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS), the No. 2 U.S. drug store chain, announced plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its locations in an effort to supp...

  4. Altria Acquires Green Smoke for $110M

    In a sign of the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, tobacco giant Altria (NYSE:MO) announced a $110 million acquisition on Monday of e-cigarette maker Green Smoke.T...

  5. Dividend Stocks in Demand

    The major market averages are lower today after a disappointing December jobs report raised concerns that the economic recovery may not be as robust as expected.On t...

  6. Up in Smoke: Marijuana Stocks Fly High

    Shares of thinly-traded and volatile marijuana stocks like Medbox (NYSE:MDBX) enjoyed a big bounce on Thursday following the dawn of legalized recreational pot use i...

  7. Altria to Make Healthier Tobacco Products

    Altria (NYSE:MO) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) said Friday they will work to commercialize reduced-risk products and e-cigarettes both in a...

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