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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 Top 10 Dividend Stocks of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

With the bull market now more than six years old, investors are looking for value and means of keeping upside in the stock market with at least some degree of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the DJIA Higher on Thursday

May 20 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday but soon turned north as crude oil prices rose and carried energy stocks along. Yield on 10-year Treasuries are down and the ...
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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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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of March 31, 2015. For years now, 24/7 Wall St. has released ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Eagle, AOL, Boeing, Lululemon, Microsoft, ResMed, Vivint and More

Stocks were recovering on Wednesday morning, perhaps after deciding that Tuesday's early selling was too much. If the trend that has been in place in for almost four years now ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alkermes, Cisco, Gap, Rackspace, SouFun, Verizon and More

Stocks were getting pounded lower on Tuesday, following overseas market selling and as bonds have sold off. One thing that may bring comfort is that investors have bought stocks on ...
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What Verizon Gets With AOL Acquisition

Tuesday morning started off with a bang on the announcement by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) that it will acquire AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) for $50 a share in 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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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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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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