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These 4 Stocks May Cut Their Dividends

The equity market continues to rally since the start of the new year, and returned just over 7% near the end of May. Although the bulls and bears stay firm

Isolated dividend growth: a pathway to low correlation and low volatility?

In the pursuit of diversification and risk management, investors have historically looked for assets classes that are uncorrelated to the traditional securities of stocks and bonds, such as commodities, real

This S&P 500 milestone begs the question – are you taking advantage of dividends?

Even during past market uncertainties, dividends have provided a stabilizing element to investor portfolios. S&P 500 dividends have increased the last 41 of 44 years1 – certainly a more consistent


The End of Dividend Growth Investing? Not So Fast . . .

One concern being raised among dividend growth investors is the idea that the ‘Golden Age of Dividend Growth’ has reached its peak. One such article, published earlier this year by

Pepsi: Shares Fizzle as Dividend Sizzles

February 14, 2014

Pepsi, the ‘Live for Now’ company, released its Q4 2013 Earnings on Feb. 13, 2014. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.05 a share, beating estimates by 4


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