I have written several posts on dividend capture strategies.
My favored, although far from perfect strategy:
Some approaches I don’t recommend:
Additional background and tools, and an example:
More questions about dividends? See Top 10 questions about dividends.
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Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 | Vance Harwood