PRESCOTT, Ariz. ( TheStreet) -- According to the StateStreet Global Advisors Web site the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) has a trailing yield of 1.98%. Reports on CNBC have it up near 2.25%. Either figure is greater than the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury, which yields 1.77%. It is rare when stocks yield more than the 10-year Treasury and no doubt increases the spotlight on dividend paying stocks.
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