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The bubble isn't in dividend payers, writes Tadas Viskanta, it's in calling dividends a bubble....

The bubble isn't in dividend payers, writes Tadas Viskanta, it's in calling dividends a bubble. Research going back a long ways shows dividends have consistently provdied a significant part of equity returns and the high payers outperform the market averages. Does this mean the stocks are bulletproof? Of course not, but "dividends are the ultimate fundamental."
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  • into dark shadows
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    No, I tend to disagree kind sir,
    if I may?

     

    The only fundamental that matters in the throes of a depression,(which thanks to Greenspan first, and Bubble Blowin Ben last!) we are mired in is,

     

    CASH!
    KING Dollar!
    Be LIQUID in an Illiquid world,
    and you would be King!

     

    Don't have much use for Kings though.
    Not at all enamored of our present King, and those EAR'S?
    Good lord!
    Those things!....
    9 Aug 2012, 03:56 PM Reply Like
  • Uncle Pie
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    An old proverb: companies lie, analysts lie, statistics lie, but dividends don't lie!
    9 Aug 2012, 04:04 PM Reply Like
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