Throughout the trading week on Stockpickr Answers, investing professionals answer questions posed by members of the Stockpickr community.

Recently, David Peltier ( TheStreet.com Dividend Stock Advisor) responded to a round of timely questions.

Here are a few of those questions and Peltier's answers.

  • I'm looking at building a major position in Caterpillar (CAT) and in ConocoPhillips (COP) in my long term holdings. Should I go with Deere (DE) instead of CAT?
  • Or should I just build a bigger position in COP instead?

    Peltier: Agree 100% about the CAT dividend being in jeopardy regarding an earlier response to this question . I think the industrials are the biggest value trap in the market. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

  • Being that Citi's (C) stock is down to a dollar, is it a good buy right now or do we foresee a total collapse coming?
  • Peltier: It's worse than that a lottery ticket . In my opinion, it's a discarded scratch-off, where you can already see that it's a loser. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

  • Do you think Visa (V) will be well off with these new pre-paid debit cards?
  • Peltier: I do see the economy continuing to shift from cash to plastic, which is very good for V. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

    Who's scheduled to be on Stockpickr Answers next?

    Tuesday, Mar. 10: Dan Fitzpatrick

    Wednesday, Mar. 11: Jud Pyle

    Thursday, Mar. 12: Jonathan Heller and Steve Birenberg

    Friday, Mar. 13: Peltier's back!

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