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- Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:50 am
- Forum: Mutual funds
- Topic: Dividend cuts for my mutual funds may occur
- Replies: 2
- Views: 787
With profits likely to drop, every company is "susceptible to a dividend cut" and your mutual fund will reflect that. There are companies that have a large payout ratio and added debt to equity and dividend yield and wrote this story. Some companies are Dividend Aristocrats and will do everything po...
- Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:25 am
- Forum: Stocks
- Topic: A bear market works in this way
- Replies: 0
- Views: 424
How much do you have invested? Are you for real? I can't even tell if you are serious or joking on this financial literacy forum. Why on earth are you holding stocks when the bear market is here? Now you get to sit there all weekend and worry. You need to understand the dynamics of a bear market. Be...
- Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:48 am
- Forum: Bonds
- Topic: the qualify of bonds during a crisis
- Replies: 3
- Views: 1442
All of these options look at the fixed income part of a portfolio in isolation rather than at the portfolio level, and you can't do that when measuring quality. At the portfolio level, high quality US Government bonds provide the best risk adjusted portfolios. Investors are better served by taking o...
- Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:27 am
- Forum: Social security retirement
- Topic: Switch to private retirement
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1596
Our whole social security, Medicare, retirement-in-general system needs to be completely revamped to a private system. Both should be privatized, with the monies paid in (perhaps keeping the mandated employee payroll tax rate as a required minimum contribution; I'm of two minds on such a mandate, th...