As soon as the central banks try to withdraw stimulus, the economy and markets slump. The West is only six years into its super-low rate interest rate experiment.
With bank deposit rates at record lows, investors have turned to the stock market for income. And companies have stepped up to the crease.
Early this morning, GWA Group announced it would be giving shareholders a capital return of 28.8c per share.
I have something that might be of interest to you. Over the weekend, we launched a new service focussed on income investments called Total Income.
A huge amount of money has flowed into the stock market over the last three or four years. Higher yields have attracted income hungry investors.
A huge amount of money has flowed into the stock market over the last three or four years. Higher dividend yields have attracted income hungry investors...
We need to include inflation in our calculations. Even more so, the real cost of inflation and how it erodes your income…
It’s a common mistake to think you have to invest in a growth asset or an income asset. We’ve made that mistake of thinking that in the past.
So the income on that one investment over the course of a year is now only $3,050 on a $100,000 term deposit. That’s 46.5% lower than what it paid in 2012.
To overcome this interest rate cut, investors need to look at different ways to give their income a pick-me-up. So let's look at dividend stocks...