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Dividends

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In recent years, there has been increasing pressure on U.S. corporations to distribute earnings to shareholders in the form of dividends. This Commentary explains that dividends are important, but investors can err by reading too much into them.

In recent years, there has been increasing pressure on U.S. corporations to distribute earnings to shareholders in the form of dividends. This Commentary explains that dividends are important, but investors can err by reading too much into them.


Suggested citation: Ergungor, O. Emre, 2004. "Dividends," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, 04.01.2004.

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