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The U.S. is seeing unbridled cases and hospitalizations in a short period of time, setting the tone for a grim winter that many health experts warned about.
The Dow was up 0.52% at 12:20 p.m. EST Thursday, getting a big boost from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA). Boeing stock soared after Ryanair committed to buying another 75 Boeing 737 MAX planes, and Walgreens stock surged on no meaningful news.
High dividend yields aren't necessarily looked upon very fondly by investors because they're potentially seen as a sign that the best days are behind a company. Three that I think are overlooked are Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ: KHC), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) and they may have more growth opportunities ahead than investors think. The market is treating Verizon and other wireless carriers like they're utility stocks today, and in some ways, that's not a bad way to look at the industry.