U.S. stocks with relatively high dividend yields are more appealing now that the Federal Reserve has backed away from raising interest rates. Comparing the yield on the iShares Select Dividend exchange-traded fund with yields on the S&P 500 Index and 10-year Treasury notes. Both yield gaps have widened this year, according to data compiled by … Continue reading Yields
From Bloomberg... Investors in U.S. stocks have little reason for concern that the yield on 10-year Treasury notes surpassed 3 percent last week, according to Sam Stovall, CFRA Inc.’s chief investment strategist. In a report Monday, Stovall cited figures on the S&P 500 Index’s performance in months with rising yields during the past 65 years. … Continue reading What 10-year yield matters most for stocks?