Many investors might be feeling a bit like Alice in Wonderland as they relate the feeling of fantastical events in today’s investment environment. Similar to Alice, the boredom associated with the hum drum of market cycles often lull investors into ignoring signals of reality around them. 622 more words
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The 1980s were the inverse of the 1970s as far as dividend stocks are concerned.
Dividends were back in!!
Three factors were involved:
Paul Volcker was appointed as chairman of the Federal Reserve in 1979, with a mandate to break the inflationary spiral that was under way in the late 1970s–and which was poisn for dividend stocks. 266 more words