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10 Recent Dividend Hikes and Stock Buybacks Too Big to Ignore

Investors love dividends and stock buybacks. After all, these are the two most common forms of returning capital to shareholders under corporate governance. With 2014 coming to an end, and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated Thursday’s Market

December 11, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following an upbeat report on retail sales from the U.S. Census Bureau. Only energy and basic materials sectors are trading lower today, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, CSX, Dollar General, EMC, Sprint, 3D Systems, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower again Wednesday morning after Tuesday's sell-off. Though this could be the third down day in a row, investors still keep showing that they will buy value ...
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Solid December for Dividend Hikes and Big Stock Buybacks

December can be an odd month for many investors and corporations alike. While tax planning can always come up as an issue for investors, and while December can be a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Netflix, RF Micro, Starbucks, Southwest, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday after weak overseas economic readings and after U.S. stocks hit all-time highs again last week. Investors keep proving over and over that they will ...
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Disney Delivers With Much Larger Than Expected Dividend Hike

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has lived up to one key expectation we had stated earlier this week: it announced that it is raising its dividend payout to stockholders. What ...
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5 Big DJIA Dividend Hikes Expected Before 2014 Ends

The bull market is nearing its sixth year, and companies have increased their dividends and stock buybacks as the market keeps hitting new highs. Several Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) components have ...
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Disney Sees Star Wars Demand Already off the Charts!

When George Lucas sold the Star Wars franchise to Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) for a sum of nearly $4 billion, our first look analysis was that the movie studio ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA

November 25, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but the gains were small heading into the long weekend. The second reading on U.S. GDP was higher than expected, but that ...
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Will Starz Find a Buyer?

While Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and potential suitors have declined to comment, there are reports that the pay-TV channel is interested in either a sale or some other kind of strategic ...
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Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) remains by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, attract the largest audience for viewing online video. In the month of ...
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Movie Fans Get ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ This Weekend

The tally on last week’s box office receipts did not end up with the projected winner at the top of the ranking. Viacom Inc.’s (NASDAQ: VIAB) Paramount studio was supposed ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Weighed on Friday’s Market

November 7, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower on Friday following the report on non-farm payrolls that indicated lower-than-expected growth in employment, even though the unemployment rate fell to 5.8%. Wages ...
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First Holiday Movies Hit the Big Screen This Weekend

The first Friday in November marks the beginning of the holiday movie season, which runs through the week or weekend of New Year’s Day. The first movie out of the ...
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Disney Earnings Miss Despite Record Performance

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) reported its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the market close as $0.86 in earnings per share and $12.4 billion in revenue against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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