How Would SCHD Do In A Real Stock Market Crisis? Backtesting To 1999

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Last month, I gave the Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHD) my blessing as one of the best dividend ETFs on the market today. I liked the results of its March reconstitution that resulted in a terrific forward dividend growth rate, a solid dividend yield, and allocations to sectors I favor. Still, the ETF has one inherent flaw: it only has 10 years of history, making it unclear how it would have performed through major market…

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