Chatter Around the World is a curated weekly update of articles related to economics, investing, dividends and personal finance. In these weekly updates, I also capture my blog updates and news related to my portfolio holdings.
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New Blog Posts
Let’s dive into the links that caught my attention this week.
Updates from My Portfolio Holdings
- [AAPL] Icahn hikes Apple target to $240, sees FY16 EPS of $12
- [ADM] Archer Daniels Buys Another Sweetener Facility in China
- [AMGN] Amgen first to win EU backing for new kind of cholesterol drug
- [BCE] BCE, Larry Tanenbaum Agree to Buy Argonauts Football Team
- [BNS] Bank of Nova Scotia Earns A+ Credit Rating From Morningstar
- [CVX] Goldman downgrades Chevron from Neutral to Sell; Price target $99, down from $111
- [MG.TO, MGA] Magna ‘Too Good To Ignore’, added to Morgan Stanley’s ‘Best Idea’ list
- [QCOM] Qualcomm to Boost Investor Returns with $10B Bond Sale
- A ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is About to Begin (In Germany) from Wired UK
- Canada’s household debt: Four potential solutions from The Globe And Mail
- CPP gained 18.7% last year, now worth $264B from CBC
- Hersheys and Mondelez; Investing in Chocolate – Part 2 by Freedom Thirty Five
- How Changing Interest Rates Affect Fixed Income by Canadian Couch Potato
- Is Harper the worst prime minister in history? from National Observer
- Marketplace Lending Platform by Freedom Thirty Five
- Best Dividend Growth Stocks With Low Payout Ratios by Dividend Empire
- Dividends At A Reasonable Price: BCE by Inzkeeper via SA
- Is Living Off Of Your Dividends A Mistake? by Dividend Growth Investing & Retirement
- How Diversified Are You? by Dividend Earner
- Sector Allocation As It Pertains To Dividend Growth Investing by Dividend Mantra
- The Folly of Discounted Cash Flow Analysis by Sure Dividend
- Want Fries With That Dividend ? by DivHut
Dividend Stock Analysis
- [ABT] Investment Analysis – Abbott Labs by Forward Dividends
- [AWR] American States Water Dividend Stock Analysis by Roadmap2Retire via SA
- [GIS] An Updated Outlook For General Mills by Income Surfer via SA
- [HCP] Healthcare Property Investors, Inc Dividend Stock Analysis by Div4Son
- [HRL] Hormel Foods Dividend Stock Analysis: Beefing Up Earnings by Sure Dividend
- [OHI] Omega Healthcare Investors Inc Dividend Stock Analysis by Dividend Growth Stocks
- [TJX] TJX Companies Dividend Stock Analysis by Dividend Growth Investor
- [VZ] Verizon Communications Inc Dividend Stock Analysis by Dividend Growth Stocks
A Frugal Family’s Journey maintains a centralized list of dividend stock analyses from around the community. Be sure to check out the page here.
Have a wonderful weekend!
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