Show me the money! Dividends are all the rage

Party time on Wall Street!

When a big company like Starbucks (SBUX), McDonald’s (MCD) or Coca-Cola (KO) earns a huge (yuuge?) profit, investors benefit because the stock goes up. But you don’t actually get a cut of what these companies make.

It’s different when these companies pay a dividend though. That’s a tangible (and often quarterly) reward from a company that is prospering. It’s the proverbial case of cold, hard cash money.

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World business news – CNNMoney.com

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