If we let history guide us, the best thing to do with cash in times of market turbulence like we're seeing is to buy dividend stocks. Numerous studies also underscore the fact that dividend stocks outperform stocks that don't pay a dividend by a wide margin. J.P. Morgan Asset Management found that stocks that initiated and then raised their payouts over a 40-year period between 1972 and 2012 returned an average of 9.5% annually, versus just 1.6% for nonpayers.
Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Altria Group, Inc. (MO), and Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER).
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