Description:Â 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:Â Marketwatch.com â€“ video report
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?