Why would you buy a stock which doesn't pay dividends?

If a stock is doesn't pay dividends why buy it? You get nothing from it More importantly, if you say that people buy them because they can then sell them if the value of the company goes up then who the heck is buying? When no one is buying they say that market makers buy and when no one is selling market... show more If a stock is doesn't pay dividends why buy it? You get nothing from it

More importantly, if you say that people buy them because they can then sell them if the value of the company goes up then who the heck is buying?

When no one is buying they say that market makers buy and when no one is selling market makers sell to keep the market liquid, but how the heck can a market maker afford to buy a stock when it is obvious it is worthless? E.g. when everyone is selling Enron stock why the heck would a market maker buy it if he knows his money is just being thrown away
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