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.
Let’s dive into the links that caught my attention this week.
Updates from My Portfolio Holdings
- [ADM] Archer Daniels Midland Company Announces Pricing of $1 Billion of 2.50% Notes Due 2026
- [BCE] BCE acquires remaining interest in Q9 Networks in $675-million deal
- [BCE] Canada’s Bell announces public offering of C$1.5 bln of medium term notes
- [BNS] Scotiabank said to plan Taiwan exit as part of Asia strategy shift
- [IPL.TO] Inter Pipeline to buy Williams’ Alberta oil, gas assets for $1.35B
- [PAAS / PAA.TO] Pan American Silver Q2 EPS of $0.13 beats by $0.10.Revenue of $192.26M (+10.4% Y/Y) beats by $20.95M
- [SLW] Silver Wheaton Q2 EPS of $0.14 in-line.Revenue of $212M (+28.9% Y/Y) beats by $10.58M
- [SLW] Silver Wheaton raises gold outlook following record Q2 production
- China is flooding Silicon Valley with cash. Here’s what can go wrong from Washington Post
- Gold and Silver Correlation by Dan Popescu
- Gold Back to Futures on London Metal Exchange After 30 Years from Bloomberg
- Pensioners at the Gate from Bloomberg Gadfly
- Tesla Is Playing Catch-Up With China’s BYD in Nearly Every Business Category from Green Tech Media
- U.S. Profit Recession Means Debt Fuels Most Buybacks Since 2001 from Bloomberg
- Dividend Raises & Cuts – Week of Aug 8, 2016 by Dividend Growth Info
- 2 New Periodic Tables Of Dividend Champions – The Search For Defensive Stocks by David Van Knapp via SA
- 7 Intriguing Healthcare Growth Stocks In The S&P 500: Part 2 by Chuck Carnevale via SA
- 9 Potential Dividend Aristocrats You Need To Know by Dividend Yield
- Ordinary Dividends, Qualified Dividends, Return of Capital: What Does It All Mean & Why Should I Care? by Sure Dividend
- Realty Income – Looking Through A Different Lens by Brad Thomas via SA
Dividend Stock Analysis
- [KMB] Trouble Ahead For Kimberly-Clark Investors? by Passive Income Pursuit via SA
- [KO] Coca-Cola: Excellent Historical Dividend Growth, But What Does the Future Hold? by Simple Safe Dividends
- [LMT] Lockheed Martin Corp Dividend Stock Analysis by Dividend Growth Stocks
- [MMM] Racing To Dividends With 3M Company by Passive Income Pursuit via SA
- [T] AT&T Inc Dividend Stock Analysis by Dividend Growth Stocks
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