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Subject:  Re: Effects of Qtrly Reinv.? Date:  5/20/1999  11:36 PM
Author:  Juggernaut8 Number:  8158 of 27955

I didn't know that any of the brokerages allowed for fractional shares, this is interesting. Does anyone have any ideas about my original question as to how much the quarterly reinvestment in a DRiP effects your yield over the long term. In one of the daily portfolio updates they said the 1.5% difference in yield between a S&P Index fund and a small cap index fund can lead to almost double the account value after 30 years. If the quarterly reinvestment in a DRiP gives you anywhere near this amount of a yield boost this could be significant.
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