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6 Dividend Stocks to Help You Whip Inflation Now


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Caterpillar has paid a dividend since 1925


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The hot new investment theme isn’t socially nuanced crypto space finance or metaverse charging networks for virtual vehicles. It’s dividends—cash payments to shareholders.

This year, U.S. equity dividend mutual funds added cash from investors during 14 out of 15 weeks. The ProShares Dividend Aristocrats exchange-traded fund (ticker: NOBL), which tracks an index of longtime payout growers, has managed a 6% return over the past six months, while the S&P 500 has lost 3%.

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