Dividends Can Help Beat The Scourge of Inflation

There are many reasons to invest in dividend-paying stocks. One of the reason for example is to earn income. Another critical factor to invest in these equities is to keep pace with or exceed the rate of inflation. Inflation is the mysterious force that stealthily decreases the purchases power of the dollar. So for example, …

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The World’s Biggest Dividend Payers 2020

The world’s 1,200 largest firms by market capitalization paid out $1.26 Trillion in 2020 according to the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index report recently. In the best case scenario Janus Henderson forecasts an increase of 5% in dividends this year. For the first time since 2015, the world’s top dividend payer was not a oil major …

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10 Foreign Stocks That Offer Attractive Dividend Yields

American investors looking for income stocks can consider going abroad for investment opportunities. While the US equity market offers decent dividend yields, foreign stocks have better yields. So instead of purely focusing on domestic stocks, adding overseas companies not only provides additional yields but also diversification benefits to a well built portfolio. Though investors are …

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11 International Dividend Heros

Dividend paying stocks are an integral part of a well diversified portfolio. There are many quality dividend stocks around the world. The following table lists some of the top international dividend payers. For example, US energy giant Chevron(CVX) has consistently increased the dividend for the past 31 years. Swiss pharma firm Roche(RHHBY) has increased dividends …

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