The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer, James Early, and Ron Gross. In this segment, the analysts discuss how the recent run of special dividends we have seen from various companies ahead of the fiscal cliff may well continue right down to the wire. In this video, the guys call out four companies with a lot of cash on their balance sheet and ask the question: When are you paying your shareholders a special dividend?
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