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Stocks and Shares

The “dividend aristocrats” that live beyond their means

The “dividend aristocrats” are stocks that have increased their dividends every year for at least 25 years. Unsurprisingly, they’re popular … 0 995
Stocks and Shares

Deutsche Bank: once more down in the dumps

Deutsche Bank stock must be one of the most-hated stocks in the markets these days. In the past couple of … 0 920

Italy’s “lost decades”

Things change quickly! Last week I highlighted how the summit meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un had been cancelled. … 0 853
Economic Crisis

Faking GDP growth: in the US and elsewhere

Structural factors make low economic growth a virtual certainty in the US and most other developed countries. But that doesn’t … 0 912
Stocks and Shares

OfWealth’s stock buy list today

The historical evidence is clear, across all countries. Stocks are a great place to invest for your future. Except in … 0 903
Natural Resources

A hated commodity with huge upside

There’s one commodity that’s down three quarters from its 2011 level, and even more from its 2007 peak. But it … 0 1098
Natural Resources

The problems with commodity funds

In general, I’m not a big fan of commodity investing. Commodities are highly speculative, meaning massive potential upside but also … 0 870
Outside the Box

The World, 50 years from now

A couple of weeks ago, I sat down for a game of Risk, something I haven’t done since university. Risk … 0 841
Latin America

Investors in Argentina get a wake-up call

Argentina is slowly on the mend. But, after seven decades since Peronism first reared its ugly head, there’s a hell … 10 1026

Is it time to invest in South Korea again?

As tensions reached boiling point on the Korean peninsula, in mid-2017, I recommended exiting positions in South Korean stocks. With … 1 958
Investment Strategy

Busting a myth about closed-end funds (CEFs)

Many investment analysts recommend buying closed-end funds (CEFs) when they’re supposedly trading at a big “discount”. In fact, as I … 0 922