Diary of a Dividend Diva: A Barrage of Payouts

Something big is going to happen Nov. 7. Yes, we will (presumably) have certainty on who will be the U.S. president for the next four years. But that won't be the real news. That day will be another of what I like to call "Dividend D-Days" -- a day when a ton of great payouts will go ex-dividend, meaning you want to own the stocks now for any you want to capture.  

The dividend D-days usually come in the second month of the quarter -- companies report earnings in the first month, then declare dividends, with record dates a few weeks later. All you dividend-capture traders want to keep a close eye on these days, as they are a good way to pick up a ton of income fairly quickly....168 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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