Is there a bubble in “safe stocks?”
Many times in the investment world an idea is created, researched, explained, expanded upon, marketed and written about to the point that a good idea morphs into something entirely different and becomes potentially dangerous. In the zero percent yielding environment that central bankers have created, I believe that dividend paying equities (and specifically large, U.S. dividend paying companies) have become one of the most dangerous places that individuals are placing their hard earned savings. Just Google “safe stocks” for fun and see all the articles on the first page of results. They are ALL from May 2016 on.
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