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Do you invest in Stocks or the Stock Market?

One could rephrase that question: Do you see yourself as a stock owner or a company owner? Or even: Are you an investor or a speculator? The reason I ask  is because, behaviourally, who you are as capital allocator will … Continue reading

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Why US Dividend Income Investors have to go Global.

Home Bias Most retail equity investors have what is known as a ‘Home Bias’. Simply put, they have an emotional preference for investing in companies that are listed in their home market, and are uncomfortable investing overseas. This bias hurts … Continue reading

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The importance of Yield on Cost

Yield on cost  = annual dividend/purchase price It may be a little ironic to talk about the importance of  yield on cost (YOC) in a blog called global dividend growth. Should not the importance of YOC be a secondary consideration … Continue reading

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Vale S.A.

Vale S.A. (VALE), the Brazil based miner announced today that it would boost its dividend by $6 billion. Vale is the world’s largest miner of iron ore.  It has metals & mining interests in ferrous/base metals in 24 countries. It … Continue reading

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DRIPS – Some thoughts.

DRIPS are a good tool for the passive retail investor to reinvest his income in a market neutral, disciplined way. “If you take those dividends and run, you can only spend them once. Reinvest them, and they’ll work for you … Continue reading

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Tesco – Highest Yield in 20 Years

As I write Tesco (TSCO.L) is trading at 313p. TSCO is the 4th largest retailer by sales volume  worldwide.  As a pure supermarket play it is the world’s largest. It has increased its dividend every year for the past 27yrs. … Continue reading

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