Going Abroad Can Reduce Equity Risk And Boost Returns: Infographic

Investing in foreign stocks offer many advantages such as a wide universe of stocks to choose, higher dividend yields in some markets, different earnings growth rates and potential high growth opportunities, etc. The following infographic shows some of the beneits of going overseas: Click to enlarge Source: Global Vision Enhances Equity Insight by Mark Phelps, Scott …

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S&P 500 Sector Returns by Year from 2007 Thru 1H, 2017

Diversification is the simple and easy way to avoid major disasters and achieve one’s long-term goal in equity investment. The following chart vividly makes this point clear.At the height of the global financial crisis, the S&P 500 fell 37% in 2008 but the consumer staples index declined by only 15%. Similarly no index has been …

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15 Dividend Heros of the FTSE 100 Index

The UK equity market is a fertile ground for investors looking to unearth dividend-paying stocks. Traditionally UK has had high dividend yields compared to other developed markets especially the US. An article published last month at The Money Observer discussed the Dividend Heros of the benchmark FTSE-100 index. Research by the stock broker AJ Bell …

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Why Investors Can Just Avoid Japanese Stocks

The Japanese equity market is one of the worst markets among developed markets. For years investors have been let down by the performance of Japanese stocks. Once in a few years it seems like things start to turnaround only the rally to peter out. There are many reasons why investors may just want to ignore …

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New Feature Added: Dividend History of Dow Jones Index Constituents

One of the new features that I have added on this site is the Dividend History of Stocks. Currently the dividend history of all the components of the Dow are posted. More dividend history pages of other companies will be added regularly. You can check out the dividend history pages by clicking on the Dividend …

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