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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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Pairs Trade – Buy NAB, Sell Westpac

As a trader, my preference is for “contrarian” strategies that look to sell high and buy low. This approach can be applied to pairs trading just as much as to outright positions. In this post I discuss a strategy based on the price difference between National … 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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