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Dividend investing has gotten to be a crowded space as a more than doubling in AUM since the end...

Dividend investing has gotten to be a crowded space as a more than doubling in AUM since the end of 2008 has been met with a monthly average of 2 new funds (mutual and exchange-traded) being launched. Of 53 mutual funds screened by Barron's with $100M+ in assets and a 3-year track record, 29 have yields less than the 2.1% provided by the S&P 500.
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  • wapiti
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    You can thank Obama and his puppet Ben Bernanke for the ZERO interest rate policy for this "crowded space" Actuallt some people need income to live on...Typical govt shakedown where savers get penalized and slackers reap all the rewards...welcome to the Socialist USA
    5 Nov 2012, 11:17 AM Reply Like
  • Laurent1962
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    I am afraid you don't seem to know what a Socialist Country is - Obama is centre right - you show us how Egoism has one of some Americans' "Value" : you don't digest Obama's Medicare obviously .....
    5 Nov 2012, 07:36 PM Reply Like
  • TwistTie
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    "29 have yields less than the 2.1% provided by the S&P 500"

     

    This is why I have my own dividend "fund".

     

    Thanks to all the wonderful contributers and commenters here on SA, I have the confidence to become more independent.
    5 Nov 2012, 12:35 PM Reply Like
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