No Summer Doldrums for Dividends

For dividend traders, the second month of the quarter is by far the best, but dividend flow has been satisfactorily strong even now, into the third month. The days may be heating up, and the Hamptons or Door County or Tahoe may be beckoning more loudly, but there is still income to be captured before we downshift our pace after Independence Day. We have two big dividend days coming this week, so be prepared now to rotate through an attractive set of payers. The dividend dog days have not yet arrived!

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To give you a flavor of the screening I do in order to identify the best names to play, I've included an extended table of this week's payers. The table itself is already screened for market capitalization, trading volume, industries and dividend size -- so our exercise now is in choosing the best from the ones that are acceptable....392 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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