Deep Dive: Federal Reserve policy makes this dividend-stock strategy even more important

The Treasury Department’s daily yield-curve rates shed light on investors’ fear of a recession and the likelihood that bond yields will remain very low for a long time.

That means income-seeking investors may be best served by making a commitment to dividend stocks — especially shares of companies well-positioned to increase their payouts steadily and significantly.

Bill McMahon, the chief investment officer of ThomasPartners, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab Corp. SCHW, -0.35% that focuses on investment-income growth strategies, shared some examples of stocks that can serve income-seeking investments well over the long term. This is especially important during a period when traditional “quality” sources of income — investment-grade bonds — are yielding so little.

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