Some Firms Set to Raise Dividends in Wake of Tax Cut

Backers of the dividend tax cut signed by President Bush say the change should improve corporate responsibility by encouraging firms to borrow less and become less preoccupied with quarterly earnings. But skeptics don't buy the argument. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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