Caught between the lack of adequate income return from safe Government bonds and bank deposits etc and the elevated risk of higher yielding traditional equities, investing in infrastructure projects might well represent a happy compromise.
Geopolitically the world appears to be sliding into greater uncertainty.
Are you so interested in the potential increase in the value of your home or the fluctuating value of your shares that you are forgetting about ‘how best to put food on the table’ from good long term income producing dividends? A serious medium to long term investor striving to become financially independent would prefer to rely on the income from dividends rather than the daily fluctuations in share prices.
We keep being bombarded by missives of uncertainty, volatility, slowing economic growth around the world and faltering levels of consumer confidence.