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1.
Companies that pay dividends do not by nature generate capital gains.
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False. Stocks can both pay dividends and appreciate in value, which can produce capital gains upon their sale. Good dividends can attract additional buyers, which results in appreciation of a stock's value.
2.
Well-established, low-growth companies generally produce high capital gains.
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False. High-growth companies generally produce high capital gains.
3.
If you have a capital gain (that is, earn a profit) on an investment that you held for three years, it will be considered a _______.
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Long-term capital gain. Investments that are held for longer than a year and then sold for a profit will earn long-term capital gains.
4.
Which of the following choices is not a way that earnings are paid to bondholders?
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Dividends. Dividends are paid to stockholders but not to bondholders.
5.
Mutual fund dividends are passed to investors from ______.
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The earnings of the securities in a fund. The fund passes earnings from its portfolio in the form of dividends to its shareholders.