This Is Why Apple Will Pay a Dividend

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The guest on this week's nationally-syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show is Adam Lashinsky, editor-at-large of Fortune magazine and author of Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired -- and Secretive -- Company Really Works. For years Apple has famously avoided paying a dividend to shareholders. In this audio segment Lashinsky discusses why he believes Apple's recent outreach to Wall Street means the company will reverse course in a way that will further separate Apple from Microsoft. Looking for dividend-paying stocks trading at bargain prices?  Check out The Motley Fool's brand new free report "2 Dirt-Cheap Stocks with HUGE Dividends." You can be among the first to get analysis of a market leader in payment systems and a high-yielding energy company by accessing this just-released report. Simply click here -- it's free.

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