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Too Late to Buy Dividends?

A big driver of share market gains since the middle of last year is the theme of dividend yields. This is a return to investment basics – real assets produce returns, either income or capital. Investors with long time frames … Continue reading

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Diversify or Rotate?

The Australian share market is up 16% from its June lows. Investors brave enough to buy an index portfolio near the lows are now sitting on gains of around 20% over six months, once dividends are included. Of course, those … Continue reading

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Updated – Dividend Yields, Telstra and the Big Four

The table below shows the actual and estimated dividend yields for Telstra and the Big Four Banks. While the capital risks of share investment are substantially different to term deposits, investors may judge that the substantially higher yields are worth … Continue reading

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Dividend Yield Update – Telstra and the Big Banks

Dividend yields are now a key driver of investment in Australian shares – and to some extent, are predictive for traders. Banks’, and Telstra’s, share prices have risen. Additionally, ANZ and NAB announced dividends for November, and Telstra affirmed a … Continue reading

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Dividend Yields – Telstra and the Big Four Banks

The investment outlook is considerably improved by recent events. The ECB head, Mario Draghi, has come up with a viable plan for Europe, and the US Fed is embarking on a third round of asset purchases. While caution is still … Continue reading

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CBA Dividend – trading implications

In recent days I’ve posted a couple of blogs covering a chart based strategy that involved selling the Commonwealth Bank. A reader posted a comment yesterday raising the interesting question of whether it may be better to delay this strategy considering CBA will go ex-dividend in a … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Trust the Numbers

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve said “the investment metrics for the Australian share market are compelling” over the last months. Despite the recent rises in share prices, I believe this remains the case. But rather than … Continue reading

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Investor Alert – Dividend Yield Trigger

You’re probably already sick of my banging on about the fundamental case for Australian shares. Historically low Price/Earnings and Price/Book ratios, a good pace of growth in the economy etc etc. Well, today I’m readying for a move, as the … Continue reading

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Dividend Yields – Telstra and the Big Four Banks

The Australian share market index broke through the level that has acted as a ceiling for the last eight months. Investors who see this as a signal to increase share holdings may be considering major companies with strong and sustainable dividend … Continue reading

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The Cost of Sitting on the Sideline – Investors

Falls in markets and increased volatility over the last three months have left many investors sidelined. Some are waiting for markets to calm down before taking action. However, these unusual markets offer unusual opportunities as well as heightened risks,

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