June 5, 2015

The 10-Year Treasury note recently broke through its highest yield since November 2014, and many investors are concerned about a peaking bond market. As a result, investors who sought refuge in dividends over the past several years as an alternative to meager bond yields are now taking another look at the bond markets, so the dividend experts at Reality Shares analyzed how dividends have performed in historic bond market correction scenarios. The results may provide some insight into the near future as market participants position themselves for a Federal Reserve rate increase this year.

Reality Shares Analyst Ivy Chen charted the performance of dividends in a range of rising rate environments. See her analysis on SeekingAlpha.com.


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