The Weekly Nibble: Dividend Stocks and Doing Your Due Diligence
Here are some of the more interesting articles that have appeared in the Motley Fool Singapore’s website over the past week. Let’s delve into them.
In this piece, my Foolish colleague Chin Hui Leong looked at six dividend stocks in Singapore’s market that embody “quality” factors. The six stocks include telcos, a banking services provider, and the largest media group in Singapore. Jump into the article now to learn more.
Amid all the negative news surrounding the world, the stock market seems to be rising higher and higher. As pointed out in the article by my fellow Fool David Kuo, “one of the most dangerous times for investors is when it looks as though nothing could possibly go wrong”. It is during these times that we need to be absolutely sure that the stocks that we own can stand the test of time.
The CEO of the largest bank in our shores and in Southeast Asia recently called out on three possible threats to its business. They are trade protectionism, interest rate hikes, and geopolitical tensions.
Time and again, it has been proven that most active fund managers are unable to beat the market. In the US, “98% of US fund managers trailed the benchmark S&P Global 1200 index over 10 years”. Find what you can possibly do to take control of your portfolio by reading the article.