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Why there’s no need to worry about a dividend stock bubble


From Dividend Growth Stocks:

For the last 12-18 months dividend stocks have been on an upward spiral. Their ascent was propelled by low interest rates and the mass-media, infamous for stalking the next great fad. Following the well-worn script, the media cheerleaders are slowly swapping their pom-poms for darts as they assume their next roles as naysayers.

Recently, the news has devolved from ‘everyone should own dividend stocks’ to ‘watch out, dividend stocks are in a bubble.’ For the astute investor, one must first ponder the question: ‘is it even possible for a dividend stock bubble to exist?’ Let’s explore this question…

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