What are the best dividend stocks for long-term investments?

Investing in stocks with healthy dividend yields and high dividend payouts is a quite stable format of investing. In a strong equity market, stock can deliver good capital appreciation (Sensex rose at a 11.8% CAGR over the last 5 years) but taking into re-invested dividends, total shareholder returns over the same period were 13.3% CAGR.

If you are betting on healthy dividend yield stocks, you should consider following things-

  • One should consider stability of dividends as well while looking for stocks with high forecast dividend yield.
  • One should take care to remove sector bias by adjusting the sector composition to be as close as possible to the sector composition of BSE 500.

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Why are muscles cramps extremely painful?

Muscles cramps are   extremely painful especially when it triggers during night time. Usually it   lefts behind severe pain in your legs that lasts for few seconds to several   minutes. Targeting legs, particularly thigh, calf and foot, the muscle cramps   are strong, which causes contraction and tightening of muscles. This type of   pain is also referred

Which is your craziest experience on a foreign land?

There is no bar time in Shanghai!I found this out the hard way in in 2012 trip to Beijing, Suzhou, and Shanghai.My night started with a hunt for Guinness and a hamburger.  I hadn't had either since arriving in the country nine days earlier.  After drinking my absurdly expensive beer and reasonably priced Western food,

I have regularly attended the gym for the last year and a half, but I am not able to develop any muscle. What is a good workout plan to develop muscles?

Ignore the isolation exercises and the fancy machines. Learn the basics, and do them as heavy as you can with good form -- mostly barbell work.I posted about this on my poor, neglected blog last May. Head on