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dividends vs bonds: Original post by Lisa Bigelow of Demand Media When the stock market is volatile, many investors consider whether or not to invest their money in bonds or dividend-paying stocks. Quite simply, when a company or government wants to borrow money from investors for longer than a year, it issues a bond. A company issues stock when it wants to raise money by sharing ownership among investors. Both may…

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