How Dividends Could Save the Day

For investors, at least one reason to be optimistic about 2012.

Paul J. Lim is a senior editor at Money magazine. E-mail: fund@nytimes.com.
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WHEN the global economy slowed last year, investors looking for reasons to be bullish could at least point to one positive sign: the continued strength of corporate profits. Even as the pace of economic growth in the United States fell to 1.7 percent...

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