Weekly Links

Weekly Reading Links 1.29.11

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It’s that time of the week again! Check out these great articles from around the web.

Proctor and Gamble: The Greatest Dividend Stock
Dividend Growth Investor analyzes P&G

Seven Sin Stocks with Heavenly Dividend Yields
A very well written look at companies that produce questionable goods by Dividend Monk

How To Calculate XIRR Annualized Returns
Old School Value gives us a lesson in using XIRR in excel to calculate returns

Entergy ETR Stock Analysis
An in depth look at Entergy by The Dividend Guy

Your Personal Rate of Inflation
The Oblivious Investor shows us that the CPI is not always perfect

The Best Investment Book You Have Never Heard Of
An interesting book I never knew existed by Mark at Buy Like Buffett

Who is Better for the Stock Market: Democrats or Republicans?
This was first mentioned in a NY times article, and Jacob at Value Walk digs a little deeper

The Beardstown Ladies
A group of old ladies write an investment book that gets popular. Money Cone chronicles their fall from grace

How To Calculate Time Weighted Return
DIY Investor explains step by step how to really calculate your return. This is a must for any investor

Debunking Dividend Myths Part 4
Canadian Couch Potato is at it again! Part 4 in his war on dividends!

The New Rules of Saving for College
Jane Kim looks at how 529 plans are changing at the WSJ

China brings it’s Banking to the US

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  1. Thanks for the mention. I’m not waging war on dividend investing, just on misunderstandings about dividend investing! Some great discussions following each post, which is the whole point. Cheers!

    • Ha yea I know it’s not a war, it’s a very intelligent discussion and I think there are many great points being made. Just being a little melodramatic I guess.