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Description:  Ed Perks, lead manager of Franklin Income Fund, explains why dividend-paying stocks are attractive and looks at how they can be affected by deflation or inflation.

Source:  Marketwatch.com – video report
 
Date: 10/01/2010

Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/the-income-appeal-of-dividend-paying-stocks/102E4918-98D8-4881-8317-C128092E3701

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the arguments favoring dividend-paying stocks during periods of inflation or deflation?
  • Do you agree with these assessments?
  • What are some concerns investors should have with dividend-paying stocks?
  • What are the advantages of holding dividend-paying stocks versus growth stocks?

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