NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- By some measures, the credit crisis led to the worst period ever for stock dividends.In 2008 and last year, a record number of companies cut or eliminated dividends, according to Standard & Poor's. As a result, investors dumped shares of longtime dividend payers such as General Electric (GE - Get Report) and Pfizer (PFE - Get Report).
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