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dividend influence stocks: Original post by C. Taylor of Demand Media Many stocks offer fixed dividend payments as a way to distribute earnings to shareholders. A "fixed" dividend does not imply an unchanging dividend. A fixed dividend pays a set amount over one or more years, but the dividend payout is still expected to increase over time. The dividend payout, along with the anticipated dividend growth rate and…

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