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The stock market direction may be irregular, but dividends seem to be regularly rising.

Stocks that increased their dividends last week include several financial stocks, a real estate company, a utility and a chemical firm.

Stockpickr has reviewed these dividend-increasing companies and compiled a list of the top

Dividend-Increasers for the Week

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