4 Dividend Stocks for 2013


The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, as well as analysts Bryan Hinmon and Joe Tenebruso, discuss the top business and investing stories.

In this segment: With bond yields at such a low point right now, returns on many long-term Treasury bonds aren't even beating inflation, and are giving safety investors the equivalent of negative returns. The guys discuss the strategy of investing in blue chip stocks with good dividends that are raised regularly as a method of beating inflation, and give investors a few companies to consider.

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