Sunday, October 9, 2011

Weekly Links: October 9, 2011

Each Sunday I highlight the Carnivals I participated in over the past week, along with any notable articles that I came across. For those readers not familiar with carnivals, it's where personal finance bloggers submit their best articles of the week with one blog serving as the host. The entries are separated into various categories such as Investing, Credit, Debt, Budgeting, Frugality, Wealth Building, Money Management, Financial Planning, Insurance, Taxes, The Economy, Real Estate, et. al. Below are the carnivals that I participated in this week, along with a link to my article:

Articles I enjoyed reading included (in no particular order):

- Dividend Mantra presented Freedom Fund Update - October 2011
- The Dividend Guy presented TSX60 Ex-Dividend Date and Dividend Yield
- Compounding Returns presented Why We Mourned a Stranger: The Steve Jobs Effect

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

High Yield Stocks With A Big Return on Equity
I screened the capital market by stocks with a dividend yield of more than 5 percent. In order to avoid the risk of low diversified and small business; I decided to screen only stocks with a market capitalization of more than $10 billion. Finally, the stocks should have a return on equity of more than 20 percent. That’s a pretty good figure to evaluate the efficiency of the shareholders equity. 16 stocks remained of which 4 have a dividend yield of more than 7 percent. Here are the three best results...

Dividend Stocks Ready to Rebound
It's been a tough summer for investors, with market turmoil and bad news dragging nearly everyone down. It makes sense to look at more than a few quick numbers, to better find the companies that can outlast a full-court press. A dividend is only as good as the company behind it. For many investors, the easy solution to these challenges lies in...

Time to Get Back In The Market
There are many ideas about market timing, stock valuation, and financial ratios. Text books, popular finance books, blogs, and television offer a buffet of theories. The goal for all is buy low and sell high, right? But how to do so is not easy. Use the Dividend Yield to Value the Market. This approach is...

Investing For Income In International Dividend Stocks
One of the many traits dividend and income investors seem to share is that they like to base their investment strategy and portfolio holdings on verifiable past and present performance data in order to make a "factual" valuation analysis. If you were to ask these investors to name a fundamental rule they adhere to in their stock-picking approach, I would venture to guess most would respond with the following answer...

Dividend Stocks Keep On Giving
Investors these days are inundated with uncertainty. Not to recite the litany of potential problems threatening the health of the increasingly weak global recovery (European debt, slowing growth in China, the U.S. recovery losing steam, etc., etc., etc.), but we have a lot weighing on our shoulders. Navigate to any news site and you get swamped by these stories. Enough of it.Investors need to fight to remember some of the most important (and oftentimes basic) tenets of investing at times like these...

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There are some really good articles here, please take time and read a few of them.  

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