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Subject:  Re: US Companies cutting dividends Date:  10/5/2012  10:12 PM
Author:  Watty56 Number:  405396 of 538691

Starting next year there will be a 3.8% medicare surtax on high earners so this would make stock buy backs more favorable than in the past.

Companies could just be shifting how they are giving the earnings back to thier shareholders.
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