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dividend distribution date: Original post by Vicki A. Benge of Demand Media Some investors looking to make short-term profits purchase shares of dividend-paying stocks for the sole purpose of capturing dividend income and then sell the stock soon after the payout. Being aware of the record date and ex-dividend date helps investors take advantage of this investing strategy. Delaying the purchase of a stock until just before…

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