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Charting the Growth Rates of the S&P 500

GAM41 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 11:12 AM
I do care. My pension fund does invest. And some day you will wish that you had a pension fund that invested.
Blair31 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 11:39 AM
I work for my mother. I don't have a pension fund or a 401 (k).

Since we referred to the growth rate of dividends per share in discussing our rather dismal outlook for 2013 yesterday, we thought we'd take look at the growth rate of trailing year dividends per share and stock prices for the S&P 500 today. We'll first look at the S&P 500's trailing year dividends per share from January 1997 through this point in mid-September 2012:

S&P 500 Trailing Year Dividends per Share, January 1997 through 13 September 2012

Looking at the trailing year data,...

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