The Federal Reserve has been loose with its policies and has established the current zero-interest rate policy that could extend for the next several years. In this environment, investors have been clamoring for dividend investments to make up for their lack of investment income.
All the while, inflation has been kept well below historical norms. Why not reap the benefits of high yields while hedging against inflation, should it revert to the mean? Some of the best bets are high-dividend energy companies that are globally diversified oil and natural gas producers such as Royal Dutch Shell . Check out the following video for some of Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman's top picks.
The gold standard for a weakened dollar
Goldcorp is one of the leading players in the gold-mining market. For the past several years, investors have been the beneficiaries of several successful acquisitions and strong organic growth. Goldcorp's low-cost production of one of the most sought-after metals in the world continues to make this stock an attractive choice for long-term investors. To learn everything you need to know about this mining specialist, you're invited to check out The Motley Fool's premium research report on the company, which comes with a full year of ongoing updates and analysis to keep you informed as key news breaks. Click here now to claim your copy today.
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