The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Investing/Strategies / Retirement Investing
|Subject: Re: What to do with a losing IRA||Date: 11/26/2004 10:39 PM|
|Author: 3muttsmom||Number: 43296 of 74444|
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.
Always wanting to learn.
|Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|