Should You Buy Defense Stocks Now?

The defense sector has been one of the stable and strongest growing sectors since the 9/11 attacks. Firms in this sector were the biggest beneficiaries of rising defense budgets especially in the US. For example, Lockheed Martin (LMT) is up about 46% year-to-date. Despite excellent performance in the past, a recent journal article cautions investors …

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Tech Stocks: Is It Really Different This Time?

Tech stocks are hot again this year. The top flying stocks are up by double digits percentage points year-to-date. The bull market in this sector continues for the past few years. Seemingly endless growth and innovation are driving investors to pay sky-high premiums for the top tech market darlings such as the FAANGs. Some of …

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Why Dividend Reinvestment is Important Even When the Yield is Low

The current dividend yield of the S&P 500 is 1.90%. The yield has hovered around 2% for many years now. Since the 1990s the dividend yield has declined consistently year over year to reach the current low rates. The following chart shows the dividend yield since 1870: Click to enlarge Source: multipl.com However though the …

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