Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG)

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Cost Cuts Drive P&G’s Earnings Story

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) managed to turn in a profit gain of less than 2%, due to lower expenses -- a theme that is very common yet again ...
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Why Pet Food Sale Is a Win-Win for P&G and Mars

Procter & Gamble Co.'s (NYSE: PG) sale of its most of pet food business to Mars for $2.9 billion should be a win for both companies. Mars, better known for ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Stocks

Now that stocks have pulled back from their highs, some investors have moved on to more defensive stock positions. That move often lands some of the top dividend payers as ...
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Why a Dividend Hike Merits Some Caution in P&G and Consumer Products

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), the world's top consumer products giant and a Dow Jones Industrial Average component, made important news on Monday by announcing that it was ...
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Companies Left in a Lurch as Tiger Woods Out of Masters

It's just not CBS Sports that is a loser if Tiger Woods does not play in the Masters Golf Tournament. CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) likely will lose out because a ...
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Telecoms Liven Up Short Interest in Big Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the first two weeks of March is out, and the results among the top high-yield safe dividend stocks are mixed. The biggest changes took place ...
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Four Defensive Stocks for Cautious Investors

Investors have to start asking themselves if it is time to start getting defensive. The stock market keeps hitting new highs, only to sell off. Uncertainty in China and Russia ...
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Time for Xerox Board to Fire CEO Burns

When Barclays cut its rating of Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) to Underweight from Equal Weight, just after the company reported 2013 earnings a few weeks ago, the bank's research arm ...
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The Five Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Thursday

March 13, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday after China reported industrial production, fixed asset investment, and retail sales well below expectations. U.S. retail sales came in a bit better ...
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Short Interest Generally Wanes in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the final two weeks of February is out, and the results are somewhat surprising when it comes to the top high-yield safe dividends out there. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cliffs, Dendreon, Magna, Santander, SunEdison and More

Stocks are trying to stage a post-Ukraine recovery on Tuesday. This week only reminds most investors that, even if the markets keep challenging new highs, they may have to protect ...
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The Five Stocks That Could Cause the S&P to Fall

The S&P 500 posted a new record at 1,854, a rise of more than 150% from the bottom caused by the 2009 recession market plunge. Some experts believe the index ...
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Kimberly-Clark Dividend Hike Signals Lower Rival Dividend Hikes in 2014

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) received almost no coverage for the dividend hike that was announced on Tuesday. For this consumer products giant to raise its dividend by almost 4% does not ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Tuesday

February 18, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Monday but the DJIA turned south quickly and struggled all day before finishing with a fractional loss. The healthcare sector, especially in ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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