Diary of a Dividend Diva: Out of the Doldrums

Last week, I said that April -- and every first month of the quarter -- is the "dividend doldrums," since companies will report this month, then declare dividends, which start flowing in force in the second month of the quarter. Hitting your income target in this first month is always a challenge. 

As we move into the final week of the month, I put in a few trades to move the income ball down the field. Great dividends can be scarce, but you can find them here and there. The table below outlines all the reasonably attractive dividends coming before month-end. This is it, folks. If you don't play a few of these, you are dead in the water until early May....202 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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