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Rising Yields a Plus for Stocks

By Mark DeWeaver. Falling prices and higher dividends have led to a jump in ISX dividend yields this year. As of September 30, Rabee Securities’ RSISX index was yielding 4.5%, up from 1.5% in 2013 and 0.0% in 2012. Yields are also improving relative to local interest rates, which have been gradually declining. The RSISX […]

An ISX Year-end Jinx?

Since 2007, the Rabee Securities RSISX index has ended on a down note every year except 2010. (See chart.) In 2007, 2008, and 2009, the index peaked in July, August, and November, respectively, subsequently falling 27%, 7%, and 9% from those peaks to the respective year-end closes. 2010 was exceptional because the new government was […]