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Here are some headlines from this week's reading. World Braces for Taper Tantrum II Even as Yellen Soothes Nerves Swiss, Mexican Bond Deals Represent Milestones for Debt Bill Gross: German bunds are 'the short of a lifetime' The general gist of these headlines is twofold. Janet Yellen and the U.S.…
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You’re likely thinking that a discussion of “sound banking” will be a bit boring. Well, banking should be boring. And we’re sure officials at central banks all over the world today—many of whom have trouble sleeping—wish it were. This brief article will explain why the world’s banking system is unsound,…
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I think it was almost two years ago that I was in Cyprus. Cyprus had just come through its crisis and was still in shell shock. I was there to get a feel for what it was like, and a number of my readers had courteously arranged for me to…
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With the market looking iffy, and banks still paying next to nothing in terms of interest, this might be a good time to take another look at preferred stocks. You can find many preferreds paying dividends equal to 4% or even 7% annual yields. Dividend yields (annual dividends divided by…
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Nathan’s Famous Pays $25 Special Dividend Normally dividend payouts are $1 to $2 payouts to shareholders as an enticement to stay each quarter and add yield to stock performance. In the case of Nathan’s Famous (NATH) , though, they are paying shareholders $25 per share – which is about 30%…
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It can be tempting to base an investment decision solely on yield...but it can also be an efficient way to separate a fool from his money. That's why we want to highlight that investing in high dividend yield stocks - without considering the valuation - is often a very BAD idea. We've…
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You might have heard that the FOMC removed the word “patient” from its directive last week, in that it would no longer be “patient” in waiting to remove monetary policy accommodation. Lots of people were betting—have been betting for weeks—that this would be the meeting where Janet Yellen would lay…
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Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market.  EQ: The market seemed a bit tense heading into Wednesday latest FOMC statements. What were your thoughts on the Feds most recent meeting? Stovall: It sounded as…
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I invite you to inspect the following chart of 10-year interest rates in the US. If you don’t have a lot of experience with these things, let me clue you in: This is a very scary-looking chart. It’s a classic head-and-shoulders bottom in yields. If you’re one of those people…
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In Thoughts from the Frontline, I am in the middle of writing a series on debt. I realized on Sunday that the second installment wasn’t ready for prime time, so I will work on it some more and send it out (hopefully) this coming weekend. In the meantime, in keeping…
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European QE is off and running. However, one question is: will the European Central Bank (ECB) be able to find enough bonds to buy?  It may seem like a strange question from the perspective of the U.S. QE experience, but U.S. QE was carried out at a time when the…
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An interesting map has been floating around the last week or so. Constructed at The Telegraph, it shows the massive disparity between global interest rates. In it we can see the massively depressed rates of most developed countries and the sky-high rates of Brazil and Russia. Accompanying this picture is…
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