On The Importance Of Dividend Growth To Long-Term Returns

Dividends play an important role in long-term equity returns. In fact, dividend growth is more important to long-term returns than dividend yield and P/E expansions. According to an post by Matthew A. Young at Young Investments, dividend growth accounts for a large portion of returns. From the article: Dividend Growth is Key MSCI published a report …

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Is Active Investing Better in Emerging Markets?

Active investing is not s good investment strategy for most retail investors. Passive investing trumps active investing in the developed markets. But does it make sense to follow active investing in emerging markets? According to a recent article at CityWire, active investing makes sense in emerging market due to many reasons. The article notes some …

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Why Hold Stocks For The Long-Term: UK Equity Market Edition

Investors should always focus on their long-term goals and hold stocks for the long-term. Building fabulous wealth with equity investing needs patience and those investors that own stocks thru bull and bear markets are usually rewarded well by the market. The following chart graphically shows the performance of UK equity market over many events since …

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Honda vs. Tesla: A Brief Review

Electric automaker Tesla(TSLA) has become one of the most valuable auto companies the world. Investors are highly attracted to the company’s stock for its growth potential. In this post, let’s take a quick look at how Tesla compares with the Japanese auto giant Honda. Equity investors in Tesla have enjoyed phenomenal gains. The firm’s stock …

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Monthly Returns for MSCI AC World Index since 1988: Chart

Global stocks have yielded a positive return every month this year as measured by the MSCI AC World Index . The chart below shows the monthly returns of the index since 1988. Click to enlarge 2017’s uninterrupted and unprecedented streak of monthly gains for global stocks   Source: 5 Reasons Investors Should Give Thanks by JEFFREY KLEINTOP, Schwab, …

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Duration and Returns of US Bull Markets Since 1962

The current bull market in US stocks is one of the longest in history. Since the troughs reached in early 2009, the S&P 500 has continued to soar with mutiple records in recent weeks.The following chart shows the length and return of bull markets since 1962: Click to enlarge Source: When Time Is On Your Side: …

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