Low Interest Rates Have Investors Flo...

Low Interest Rates Have Investors Flocking to High Yielding Dividends From Altria and Philip Morris

There are 2 comments on the Sys-Con Media story from May 4, 2012, titled Low Interest Rates Have Investors Flocking to High Yielding Dividends From Altria and Philip Morris. In it, Sys-Con Media reports that:

With interest rates as low as they are investors are looking at dividend paying stocks for investment income, where returns currently far exceed those of bonds.

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jon

Eatontown, NJ

#1 May 6, 2012
one would think with all the manditory spending by our government on medicare and social security, that they would also buy mo and pm. instead of always looking to raise taxes, invest. obama lowering social security tax from payrolls doesn't say much for u.s. citizens. or the program.
jon

Eatontown, NJ

#2 May 6, 2012
social security taxes up to 106k only. giving a break to a smaller earner still doesn't solve the entitlement costs escalating. rich people get it and say they don't need it. it seems the gov. looks at it as more funds for ssi. more growth could come from not taxing corperations on dividends they distribute. having them taking on more debt for write offs on interest payments is like breeding mortgage back securities and cds's. double taxation on div's is b.s. and obama wants to raise them?

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