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New York Mortgage Trust Discounted Secondary Offering, With 13% Yield

New York Mortgage Trust Inc. (NASDAQ: NYMT) announced on Thursday, that it will have a secondary offering of 13 million shares at a price of $7.94 per share. After the ...
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Intel Delivers Big Surprise With Dividend Hike and 2015 Guidance

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may be hosting its annual investor meeting, but there was a significant surprise that many investors had been warned previously not to expect. Intel is raising ...
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How Nasdaq 4,700 Compares to All-Time High of 5,132 Back in 2000

The bull market is in full swing and the panic of late September and early October seems like a distant memory. The S&P 500 hit a new all-time high above ...
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Dividend Watch: Key Analyst Sees Higher MLP Distributions

In light of recent volatility that master limited partnerships (MLPs) have experienced, Credit Suisse released a report explaining why. A big mover in this market has been the volatility in ...
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2 Great Stock Buyback ETFs With Approaches Different as Night and Day

Investors love dividends, and they often love buybacks just as much or more. The reality is that both corporate governance strategies are the most common methods of returning capital to ...
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UBS Updates Top High-Yielding Dividend Ruler Stocks for November

Despite the concern that seems to be bubbling right at the surface of the stock market over interest rates going higher, the fact is, even if the Federal Reserve does ...
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Windstream Earnings Good Enough to Maintain High Dividend Yield

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) reported third-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. The communications company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.03 on revenues of $1.46 billion. ...
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Can You Still Trust Stocks With 10% Dividend Yields?

Investors love dividends. While a stock buyback plan is one method of returning capital to shareholders, companies paying high dividends have to take almost any measure possible to keep paying ...
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More Carnage for American Realty Capital Properties Investors

RCS Capital Corp. (NYSE: RCAP) announced on Monday morning that it will not pursue its plan to purchase Cole Capital from American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) for $700 ...
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American Realty Comes Back to Reality

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) announced Wednesday morning that its previously issued financial statements and other financial information should no longer be relied upon. This is not just ...
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Do SodaStream Earnings Signal a Potential Buyout?

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday before the market opened as $0.45 in earnings per share and $125.9 million in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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IBM Buyback Just More Trickery

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) may have severely disappointed investors with last week's earnings and revenue confession. Now it turns out that IBM's board of directors has declared a ...
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Micron Buyback May Not Be Enough to Move the Needle

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has been an incredible ride. First it was for turnaround investors, and then it was for growth investors again. Unfortunately, now the semiconductor giant is ...
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Seagate Technology Earnings Add Luster to Dividend Boost

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before U.S. markets opened Monday. The hard drive maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 on revenues ...
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Risks Rise as KLA-Tencor Pursues Leveraged Recapitalization

KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC) reported its earnings on Thursday and announced that it plans to pursue a leveraged recapitalization. The earnings for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ...
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