Student Transportation, Inc. makes its profits from providing school bus transportation services to many public and private school students who ride the bus to their places of education. But this stock also provides something for adult investors: its 8.20% dividend yield. STB achieves this with the aforementioned transportation service, as well as by investing in oil and gas interests. If you appreciate this kind of investing savvy, you can join STB on its big yellow ride to income.
It was a strong week for markets across the board last week, with the Dow Jones up 1.92% and the S&P 500 rising 1.59% -- both hitting new record highs. The NASDAQ also recovered 1.21%. The MCSI Emerging Markets Index rose 2.19% and broke out to a six-month high.
The biggest gainer in your Alpha Investor Letter portfolio was ICICI Bank Ltd. (IBN), which soared 9.25% -- and that's after pulling back 3.18% in yesterday's trading. The stock hit a new 52-week high on news that the
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