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Fitch Downgrades and Withdraws Ratings of Lincoln Benefit Life on Sale Closing
Corporate credit spreads are fairly valued--albeit at the tight end of the range that we view as fairly valued.
Now that profitability is back on track, management's focus can shift.
Investors need to optimize total return with a good mix of dividend yield, growth, and quality, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.
While Warren Buffett may have put the kibosh on a dividend for Berkshire's shareholders, he and the rest of our Ultimate Stock-Pickers continue to hold stocks yielding more than the S&P 500 Index.
So the insurance companies made a big deal about getting TARP protection, doing through all kinds of hoops to get the cash, and now that it's available, they don't want it. Allstate is the latest to decline the funds, citing its "strong capital and liquidity positions." Yes, everyone has strong ...