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I am nibbling at stocks that have absurdly high, safe dividends right now.

I have heard the same thing from most of the talking heads. I have decided to hold off.

We have seen the problems in bank, financial institutions, old school manufacturers, housing, credit shortages, slowdowns, shifts in markets, commodities, hedging ....

In my low tech head I am feeling warning buzzers saying "Bears, what if you buy that company for that tasty dividend and when the Q report comes out and the dust settles on October, they reduce that dividend?"

Does that spell selloff when dividends are being hyped?


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