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Will Dividend Stocks Get Hit By Rising Interest Rates?

With interest rates maintained so low for such a long time, bond yields were low as well (negative in some places). Meanwhile, dividend stocks gained so much prominence, especially among income investors. But now that the Fed has raised rates twice, and will probably raise three more times this year, will our dividend stocks get hit and fall out of favour?

Dr Chan: Make Money from Income Stocks to Combat Rising Fees

Dr Chan Yan Chong’s latest book, whose title translates to He Who Is Financially Free 4: Insights into Eight Big Profiting Opportunities in the Stock Market, has been published in January this year. This book is the fourth one in the series, and it sums up Dr Chan’s wisdom that allowed him to profit from the stock market.
Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to succeed Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DBS: 5 REITs To Own After Unchanged Fed Fund Rate

With the Fed taking a less hawkish stance in its interest rate decision, should investors reconsider the down beaten REIT sector in their portfolio? As interest rates are left unchanged, dividend yields from REITs will prove to be attractive for all investors alike. While not all REITs deserves to be added into our portfolio, here are five REITs DBS highlighted that we think are worth taking a closer look.

SI Research: Manulife US REIT – A Dividend Play While Riding On US Growth

The US presidential election had surprised the market with Donald Trump’s win, but what was even more surprising was that the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s (DJIA) initial decline pre-election not only recovered swiftly, but continued to break new highs hitting a record high of 19,549 points on 7 December 2016.

Dr Chan: The Truth Behind Dividend Stocks Adjustments

As expectations of a US Federal Reserve interest rate hike rise substantially, US 10-year Treasury bond yield has risen by 0.5 percent since the start of this month, leading to the bursting of the fixed income bond market.

AK Bought BreadTalk Shares, But Just a Bit

I avoided buying Breadtalk's stock for a long time, probably for as long as I avoided buying their bread and I definitely have never bought their "fresh" soya bean milk before. All so expensive!

CIMB: 3 HK Property Stocks Offering Attractive Dividends

Following a positive 1H16 where Chinese developers saw net profit rising by six percent year on year, Chinese developers should continue to enjoy margin and earnings improvement on rising average selling price (ASP) and volume. CIMB believes that developers’ share prices could further benefit from increasing buying interest from mainland China investors, given their low P/E, as well as high ROE and yields.


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