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The Future of Global Growth

In a recently published report authored by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), a consulting firm that provides research and advisory services to large businesses, governments and institutions, we see the ever increasing urbanization of growth around the globe. The report focuses on identifying where the world’s growth opportunities currently lie and where they appear to be in the near future. The paper has an even more extensive focus on the

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Putting Out The Greece Fire!

It has been said that Shakespeare drew his inspiration for many plays from classic Greek dramas. If he were alive today, I don’t think there would be any shortage of inspiration for new projects! Of course, the situation in Greece has been front page news this week and it has created some choppy waters for investors (it was another volatile day on the markets yesterday – but that was apparently caused by

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French Investors Turn To Cash Cows…Literally!

In spite of the many articles published here at Dividend Money and the powerful rally that took place over the summer across global equity markets, some investors are still not ready to plunge back into equities.  However, long-term Investors who choose to sit in perceived ‘safe’ investment like savings accounts, CDs and money market funds should realize that the historically low yields are likely going to leave their portfolio returns flat for some time. In response

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3 Key Issues That Influence the Stock Market

As we head into the fall and we look forward toward next year, it is important to take a look at the general econimc landscape, assess the data that we have access to, and develop our views on the performance of our investments going forward. The following are three high-level economic data points that we can use, along with our other tools, to further assist us determining our views on

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