Building positions in dividend stocks can help investors overcome market volatility and generate reliable passive income streams. If you're looking to add dependable, income-generating stocks to your portfolio, two Motley Fool contributors believe that you would be smart to start building positions in AT&T (NYSE: T) and Home Depot (NYSE: HD) right now. Investors who divide $10,000 evenly across these two dividend stocks can look forward to annual income generation of $490 per year, and both stocks also have the potential for significant stock price gains.
Tech stocks are among the most popular in the stock market because of their growth potential. As it stands, tech companies account for seven of the 10 largest public companies in the world by market cap. Undoubtedly, tech stocks can surge a lot in short periods, but investors shouldn't invest with that as the expectation; the focus should be on the long-term potential.
These two telecom giants look extremely attractive, but there are a few things investors should know.