It’s Rough Out There. Stick With Dividend Stocks to Stay Afloat.
Dividend stocks are poised to notch an impressive victory this year. The Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend index is ahead 5.5%, cruising past the S&P 500 index, down 14.4% in total returns. Even more impressive, dividend stocks have left the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index, down 26.7%, in the dust.