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Turn out the lights? GE rethinks its future
November 13th, 2017. 11:55 AM

General Electric slashed its dividend in half and trimmed expectations going forward at its investor meeting in New York

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Losses for banks and smaller companies take US stocks lower
November 7th, 2017. 4:41 PM

US stocks take modest losses as banks and smaller, domestically-focused companies stumble

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Stocks lower as travel companies, banks take losses
November 7th, 2017. 12:06 PM

US stocks are falling as travel companies, retailers and banks take losses.

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Stocks tumble after weak earnings as tech, industrials sink
October 25th, 2017. 1:59 PM

US stocks are headed for their biggest losses since early September, with the steepest drops going to technology companies and industrial firms following weak quarterly earnings

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Markets Right Now: Small-company stocks beat rest of market
September 27th, 2017. 4:09 PM

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, led by gains in smaller companies, technology giants and banks.

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Teva Pharmaceutical swings to 2Q loss, slashes outlook
August 3rd, 2017. 2:37 PM

Teva Pharmaceutical reported a 2Q loss and lowered its outlook on heavy US generic competition.

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Fannie Mae posts $3.2B profit in 2Q; to pay $3.1B dividend
August 3rd, 2017. 2:24 PM

Fannie Mae reported net income of $3.2 billion from April through June, up from a year earlier as the mortgage giant marked gains on its investments

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Freddie Mac posts $1.7B net income in Q2; pays $2B dividend
August 1st, 2017. 10:19 AM

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $1.7 billion for the second quarter, up from the same period of 2016

Freddie Mac posts $1.7B net income in Q2; pays $2B dividend
Modest gains push US stocks indexes to record highs
July 14th, 2017. 4:50 PM

Gains by big technology and health care companies pushed U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, lifting several major indexes to new highs

Modest gains push US stocks indexes to record highs
Markets Right Now: Modest gains push stocks to record highs
July 14th, 2017. 4:07 PM

Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street, notching record highs for several major U.S. indexes.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher in midday trading
July 14th, 2017. 12:01 PM

U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

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Warren Buffett to buy 700 million shares in Bank of America
June 30th, 2017. 2:14 PM

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway becomes largest shareholder in Bank of America

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Steep slide in tech companies pulls US stocks lower
June 29th, 2017. 5:08 PM

A steep slide in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks lower Thursday, erasing gains from the previous day

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Buffett's firm to become Bank of America's biggest investor
June 29th, 2017. 4:06 PM

Warren Buffett's company is likely to become Bank of America's largest investor soon because the bank received approval to boost its dividend

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US stock indexes slide in midday trading; oil rises
June 29th, 2017. 12:52 PM

Technology companies are leading U.S. stocks lower in midday trading, giving up some of the market's gains from the day before

US stock indexes slide in midday trading; oil rises
Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks
June 28th, 2017. 6:14 PM

The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations as sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn

Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks
Markets Right Now: Dividend stocks lead US indexes higher
June 26th, 2017. 4:09 PM

Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to investors seeking income.

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US stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading; oil recovers
June 26th, 2017. 2:08 PM

Utilities are leading U.S. stocks mostly higher in midday trading as falling bond yields make high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors

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US stocks mostly higher in midday trading; oil recovers
June 26th, 2017. 12:22 PM

Utilities are leading U.S. stocks mostly higher in midday trading as falling bond yields make high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors

US stocks mostly higher in midday trading; oil recovers
Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession
June 22nd, 2017. 6:07 PM

The Federal Reserve says all of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending.

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

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