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Subject:  Re: Effects of Qtrly Reinv.? Date:  5/20/1999  8:36 AM
Author:  TMFElwood Number:  8135 of 27954

Don't get me wrong, the power of compounded reinvested dividends is great. Jeff provided some numbers to support this using Coke as an example a while back. I'll try to dig those up.

My point, I guess, is that dividends in a cash account will usually get into the market before too long (may be weeks or months or maybe longer), and excluding those from a comparison wouldn't be totally fair.

Foolishly, Vince
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