Since the mid-September pinnacle, however, the pattern has changed. The S&P 500 is now hitting "lower intra-day lows," while struggling to find enough support at the 50-day moving average.
In spite of an increasing amount of uncertainty, the intelligent course is to diversify in the middle of the risk spectrum. Here is where you will find an income stream in low volatility, high-dividend producers.
You'll also find an array of genuine income alternatives to Treasuries, from mortgage-backed bonds to emerging market corporates to non-financial preferreds to higher income yielding partnerships.Stop-limit loss orders and
PowerShares Emerging Market Sovereign
Vanguard Intermediate Corporate
First Trust Dividend Leaders
JP Morgan Alerian MLP
SPDR High Yield Corporate
Market Vectors Preferred Excl Financials
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