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Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, +0.82%, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a …

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Stock Futures, Bitcoin Jump After S&P 500’s Worst Week in Two Years

Stock Futures, Bitcoin Jump After S&P 500’s Worst Week in Two Years

U.S. stock futures climbed, offering investors a reprieve from a recent stretch of whipsaw trading that had sent stocks and cryptocurrencies falling. Futures for the S&P 500 gained 1.8% Tuesday, while those for the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.7%. Contracts for the Nasdaq-100 jumped 1.9%. The U.S. stock market was closed Monday for the …

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