With the yields on long-term Treasury bonds still dramatically depressed compared to historic rates due to currently low interest rates, income investors have been searching for other places to find high yields. In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss three dividend stocks income investors might have missed, how dividend stocks differ as an investment vehicle from bonds, and what you need to look at within a company to make sure a high dividend yield is as attractive as it seems.

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