Many people believe that dividends are boring. And aren't big enough to make a difference in their portfolio.
But that simply isn't true.
Throughout history, finding great dividend companies that pay you consistent income every year has been one of the great ways to build wealth.
And 2021 has been no different.
Just consider Investec - a company I consider a “Dividend Dominator”…... ››› more
Q. ”This year I joined Timon's trader service. I must say I'm loving the simplicity of the emails and the high number of profits so far. In one of the recent emails, it said that you had banked a certain percentage on a trade. Please clarify a formula to calculate the gain and loss percentage in a trade?”
A. Thank you for the question Happiness and glad to have you on board.
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When investing I look for stocks that have disconnected from their true value. If a share price is much lower than what it is worth - I buy it.
But every so often I come across a stock that is the opposite. Its share price is so much higher than what it is really worth that I simply cannot stay quiet. I need to warn investors about it.
Today there's two stocks like this I want to share wit... ››› more
Did you know in a 200-year period, nothing has come close to matching the long-term compounded returns of stocks?
In a study conducted by University of Pennsylvania finance professor, Jeremy Siegel,
showed that every $1 invested in:
• Treasury Bills, grew to $5,061
• Bonds were worth $18,235
• Gold rose to $32.84 204
And stocks returned a phenomenal $12.7 million.
But do... ››› more
2016 has been a year many will quickly forget, but for the shock results of the Brexit vote and the US elections; it was a year where many cans were kicked down the road.
Global growth remained benign and potential silver-linings have yet to gain material traction because of lingering uncertainties such as the future US foreign policy, the tensions in South East Asia, lingering debt problems i... ››› more
Investing in penny stocks can be extremely rewarding. Buying into a stock when it's trading for mere cents and watching it soar over the months and years is an investor's dream.
But the risks are higher with penny stocks than investing in other shares. And to control these risks, it's important to only put a portion of your portfolio into them.
So how much should you aim for in penny stocks?... ››› more
Just like other aspects in your life, you need to have a plan to follow with your investments.
If you don't have a plan, you won't have any discipline. And without discipline, you're risking your capital. And this makes it much harder to grow your wealth.
So what sort of plan should you start with?
Read on to find out…
The importance of having an investment plan and sticking to it... ››› more
When it comes to successful investing, you need to have a plan on how you're going to stay in the markets.
To do this effectively, one of the best ways to do it is to have a structured portfolio and regularly rebalance it.
Let's take a closer look at how this works and how it benefits your portfolio…
How to structure your investment portfolio
There are a number of ways you can str... ››› more
If you're looking to invest in shares that pay dividends, where do you start?
The first thing you need to know is, how do dividends work?
Why does a company's share price drop before it pays a dividend?
What are the best ratios to use to weigh up dividend-paying companies?
And where can you find the best dividend-paying stocks?
Keep reading to find out the answers to these question... ››› more
Having a decent income when you retire is something that provides peace of mind. You don't want to be scrimping and saving to get by. But the good news is, there's an easy way to enjoy an income-rich retirement. It all comes down to dividend paying stocks. Let's take a closer look at how you can achieve it…
Get a 72 hour head-start on ever... ››› more
While diversification seems to be simple common sense, just how much of it do you need? And can you have too much? By diversifying your portfolio, you can reduce your portfolio's risk. Read on to find out how much diversification is too much…
You can have too much diversification, Matthew Partridge in MoneyWeek explains...
If you have 100 shares instead of ten, for example, that’s 100 set... ››› more
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