Large movements of money are under way in Europe these days, as knowledgeable Southern Europeans withdraw from Italian, Greek and Spanish banks and seek for safer places to leave their cash. This is the main push behind the drop in German Bund yields, which are now acting in similar fashion to Treasuries as a safe [...]
The rate at which investors are willing to lend the U.S. government money for ten years just reached a new near-term low on May 31, 2012. Financial commentators were calling it “mesmerizing.” How could so many people be so willing to lend money for so long and be paid so little for it?
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The highest paying dividend stocks will help you weather double-digit inflation much better even than real return bonds will. Just be sure to do a further check for (1) how safe the dividend yield is and (2) whether the stock also frequently raises its dividend. No point owning a dividend stock long term if it [...]
CIBC came out with third quarter earnings today and they topped analyst expectations handily, by an additional 13 cents per share over the amount expected.
The big question on Canadian investors’ minds, though, is when CIBC can finally begin raising its dividend again. Right now CIBC is paying 87 cents a share and has been for [...]