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Why investors near retirement should fear the big yield curve inversion

Why investors near retirement should fear the big yield curve inversion

Finance
For sophisticated bond market investors, no three words invoke more fear and debate than "inverted yield curve." Yet many individual investors don't understand inversion and why a healthy fixed-income market is so critical to their financial well-being. With the near-800-point drop in the Dow on Tuesday being at least partially attributed to the sudden inversion of short- and longer-term Treasury yields, it is time to take notice. It shouldn't have taken this long: Articles about the risk of an inverted yield curve have been all over the place in the past year, and the overwhelming majority of those stori...

Is This Massive 15% Yield Worth the Risk?

Finance
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Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

Business
June 11 (UPI) -- Coming off a record-setting year in terms of income, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft's chairman said shareholders are now reaping the rewards. The board of directors at Russia's third-largest oil producer approved a payout of $ 1.15 billion in dividends, or about $ 0.24 per share, 40 percent higher than last year. Gazprom Neft recorded a net profit of $ 4 billion last year. "Gazprom Neft's record dividend yield is underpinned by the company's strong financial results," Alexander Dyukov, the company's board chairman, said in a statement during the weekend. "In 2017, Gazprom Neft achieved the highest net profit in its history, with adjusted EBITDA up by more than 20 percent." Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization are used to compare profitability ...