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Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double-digit growth in share price and dividend payments, 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts, and Automatic Income Machine. Mr. Plaehn has previously written for USA Today, The Motley Fool, eHow, SFGate, and Seeking Alpha, among others, and has contributed vast firsthand research to a major provider of data on master limited partnerships.

Content from Tim Plaehn

Hercules: Change-Up at Venture Capital Firm
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The share price Hercules Capital (HTGC) — one of our recommended holdings — has taken a sharp tumble on th…

Tickers: HTGC
Three REITS for Safety and Yield
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Marrying safety and yield, these three stocks are perfect examples of the kinds of investments you will need in retire…

Tickers: STWD | BXMT | UNIT
Easterly Eyes Government Properties
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Easterly Government Properties (DEA) is a relatively new public REIT that owns properties that are leased to federal g…

Tickers: DEA
Hercules: Strength in Tech Financing
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Hercules Capital (HTGC) just announced stellar quarterly earnings, so let's review this quality stock with an attracti…

Tickers: HTGC
Gramercy Property: Industrial Yield
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Industrial properties are stealth winners from the growth of online retail sales as well as from growth in the overall …

Tickers: GPT
REITs and Rates: The Real Story
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You may be hearing that rising interest rates will hurt the value of real estate investment trusts. While the news bite…

Tickers: STWD | MGP
Top Picks 2017: Easterly Government Properties
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My Top Pick for 2017 for conservative income investors is a small cap REIT formed in 2011 by a group of executives wit…

Tickers: GNC
Top Picks 2017: InfraCap MLP ETF
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I am forecasting that the energy midstream infrastructure sector will again be a growth sector in 2017 and there is lo…

Tickers: AMZA