Written by Ben Carlson
US dividend stocks have had a great run. They outperformed during the 2000-2002 bear market. They held their own in the ensuing bull market of 2003-2007. They have also made great investments since the 2008 downturn and subsequent recovery.
Since 2008, as measured by the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), US dividend stocks are outperforming the S&P 500 by nearly 25% through the end of October.
This is quite a nice run for an investment that is generally considered to ...
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