If you got rattled after reading the recent Barron’s story about the dimming luster of dividend stocks, let’s take a breath and review a couple of things.
First, there’s nothing really new about this less-than-desirable state of affairs. And to underscore that point, let me just say that the problems Barron’s points out have already been discussed right here.
(Just don’t let me break my arm patting myself on the back. Due to selective amnesia rather than pride — or at least that’s what I tell myself — I rarely mention when I’ve goofed.)