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Ep. 7 | The Rising Importance of Dividend Yield

August 11, 2022

One of the pendulum shifts that we believe is occurring is that we are likely moving from a period of above-average investment returns from stocks and bonds to a more normalized or lower return environment. Over time, we see that investment returns tend to be somewhat cyclical, and more pedestrian results typically follow periods of robust stock market gains. When one compares returns over the past ten years to those over the long-term, it is not at all a heroic prediction that overall returns will be a bit lower for the foreseeable future.

In this episode we discuss the market decline and its impact on the dividend yield.


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