Wednesday 7atSeven: dividends and coupons

Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern.  Good luck out there today.

Dividend stocks are not bonds.  (Total Return)

A dividend may soon be near for Ford ($F) shareholders.  (WSJ, earnings: Bloomberg)

Amazon ($AMZN) misses earnings, but is investing for the future.  (WSJ also TechCrunch)

The key difference between Apple ($AAPL) and Amazon.  (parislemon, Bloomberg, AllThingsD)

Whitney Tilson is now long Netflix ($NFLX).  (WSJ, Bloomberg)

Women now run the two largest IT companies (by revenue) in the world.  (AllThingsD, Reuters)

There are two very different kinds of shorting.  (Bronte Capital)

The end of the credit default swap may be near.  (FT)

How economic complexity correlates with a country’s wealth.  (Real Time Economics, MIT)

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