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Has the Endless Growth of Dividends and Buybacks Peaked?

Investors love dividends. They also love buybacks. Both are great ways that public companies return capital to shareholders. And investors have been the beneficiary of growing dividends and larger and ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

Despite falling short interest among most of them, the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 30 and May 15 ...
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Why Short Selling Hedge Funds Are Likely So Much Against Disney

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has been one of the best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks year to date in 2015. Disney shares were last seen up 17% ...
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Cable Companies Add 1 Million Broadband Subscribers in Q1

In the first quarter of 2015, U.S. cable companies added more than 1 million net broadband subscribers, or about 86% of the total broadband growth of nearly 1.2 million new ...
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Best Buy and Sprint Offer $1,300 Off iPhone

One or more of the three companies involved in a $1,300 discount for an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 sold by Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and tied to ...
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AOL-Verizon May Tempt Possible Buyers for Yahoo!

Now that AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is being acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the big question on Wall Street, Main Street and Cyber-Street has to be what this ...
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Can AOL Get a Higher Offer?

Tuesday morning’s announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) will acquire AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) may have been a surprise, but probably not a big surprise. What would be a ...
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Apple Brand Value Hits $128 Billion

Another measure of brand value, and another brand value study that puts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on top. New Brand Finance research pegs the value of the Apple brand at ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in April

While the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 15 and April 30 settlement dates, note that the number of ...
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What Will Happen to Tom Brady Endorsement Deals?

Depending on the source, Tom Brady has as many as a half a dozen huge endorsement deals. Will he face the same problem Tiger Woods did after his scandal? Woods lost ...
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How Sprint Measures Up to AT&T and Verizon After Earnings

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported its 2014 fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The telecom giant had a net loss of $0.06 per share on $8.28 billion ...
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Why DirecTV Earnings Report Is All About the AT&T Merger

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The satellite TV provider posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.44 on revenues of $8.14 billion. ...
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What Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T Say About Sprint’s Earnings

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is scheduled to report its first-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of a loss per share of $0.06 on ...
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Why Amazon Sells Its Fire Phone for $449

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its founder Jeff Bezos never give up on anything. The Fire Phone has been a failure since it was launched. Amazon hoped that, if it could ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks as Q2 Begins

Rising short interest in Petrobras kept its shares firmly in ranks of the most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange between the March 31 and April 15 ...
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