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Subject:  Re: What to do with a losing IRA Date:  11/26/2004  10:39 PM
Author:  3muttsmom Number:  43296 of 75530

Okay, I'm a CPA, but clearly I'm confused. I've never heard of companies paying dividends to creditors. My understanding is that dividends are a distribution of earnings to owners, i.e. stockholders.

Can someone point me to a link that explains why bond holders would receive dividends?

I tried to google "bond dividend" and I'm getting a bunch of sales sites that discuss distributions to bond holders, but not dividends per se.

thanks

Always wanting to learn.
3MM
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