Log in

Dividends - News Headlines

Stephen Gilmartin, Dilip Patel
| November 13th, 2019  5:08 PM
Wobbly day on Wall Street ends mixed; New highs for S&P, Dow
Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with another record-setting finish Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index each eked out a modest gain that was good enough to nudge them to record highs. The Nasdaq closed just below its all-time high set a day earlier. The latest milestones came after…
Read Article
Real estate stocks surge as investors balance risk
Real estate stocks surge as investors balance risk
October 31st, 2019  10:12 AM

Investors are snapping up conservative real estate stocks along with riskier holdings as they hedge against an economic slowdown

Stocks set another record. The champagne's still corked.
Stocks set another record. The champagne's still corked.
October 28th, 2019  5:30 PM

Stocks have pushed through worries about trade wars, weakening corporate profits and even the threat of a possible recession to set an all-time high

Corporate news news icon
Investors return to Saudi Arabia as lucrative oil IPO looms
October 28th, 2019  3:41 PM

Investors, spooked by Washington Post journalist's killing, return to Saudi Arabia for forum ahead of lucrative oil firm IPO

Economy news icon
Markets Right Now: Stocks little changed after rally wanes
September 19th, 2019  4:20 PM

Stocks are sputtering at the close on Wall Street Thursday after an early rally fizzled.

Government and politics news icon
Argentina acts to bolster bank reserves amid uncertainty
August 30th, 2019  7:26 PM

Argentina's central bank has barred financial institutions from paying dividends to shareholders without authorization, seeking to bolster reserves amid investor anxieties over the strength of a left-leaning presidential candidate in Oct. 27 elections

Alaska Legislature
Oil unease: Alaska faces tough budget decisions
August 9th, 2019  6:24 PM

Alaska political leaders are debating the check residents receive from the state's oil-wealth fund as they grapple with an ongoing budget problem tied to persistent low-to-middling oil prices

Legislature news icon
Alaska budget woes prod debate over oil-wealth fund checks
August 9th, 2019  2:11 PM

For decades, Alaska has had an uneasy reliance on oil, building budgets around its volatile boom-or-bust nature

Corporate news news icon
Alaska's oil money headaches: 'We did this to ourselves'
August 9th, 2019  1:18 AM

For decades, Alaska has had an uneasy reliance on oil, building budgets around its volatile boom-or-bust nature

Corporate news news icon
RBS shareholders, including government, to receive windfall
August 2nd, 2019  4:52 AM

Royal Bank of Scotland says shareholders will receive a windfall after asset sales swelled second-quarter earnings

Technology news icon
Markets Right Now: Stocks close out rocky quarter with gains
June 28th, 2019  4:17 PM

Stocks are closing out a rocky second quarter with solid gains as banks led indexes higher. Banks rose after the Federal Reserve gave the country's 18 biggest banks permission to pay more dividends and buy back more of their own stock.

Economy news icon
Markets Right Now: Banks lead midday gains for US stocks
June 28th, 2019  11:49 AM

Banks were leading stocks higher in midday trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock.

Financial markets news icon
Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks
June 28th, 2019  9:44 AM

Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock.

Banks announce billions in share buybacks after Fed approval
Banks announce billions in share buybacks after Fed approval
June 27th, 2019  6:00 PM

Federal Reserve approves all capital plans for the nation's 18 largest banks, allowing big banks to increase their dividends and buy back more shares

Economy news icon
Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks
June 27th, 2019  4:32 PM

Federal Reserve approves all capital plans for the nation's 18 largest banks, allowing big banks to increase their dividends and buy back more shares

Leading economic indicators news icon
Stocks climb again to record highs as Goldilocks reigns
April 29th, 2019  3:15 PM

US stocks edge higher as banks benefit from a report showing that consumer spending surged last month, clocking its biggest gain in almost a decade.

Judge takes oversight of PG&E's wildfire prevention plans
Judge takes oversight of PG&E's wildfire prevention plans
April 2nd, 2019  7:41 PM

A federal judge says he will closely monitor Pacific Gas & Electric's tree-trimming effort this year and barred the utility from paying out dividends to shareholders as part of a new, court-ordered wildfire prevention plan

Energy industry news icon
Rare glimpse into Saudi Aramco shows $111 billion net profit
April 1st, 2019  5:31 PM

Rating agency Moody's says Saudi Aramco posted $111 billion in net profit, giving a rare glimpse into the state-owned firm's finances

Gavin Newsom
California governor wants users to profit from online data
February 13th, 2019  9:27 PM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect

Government policy news icon
Banks, retailers take stocks lower; smaller companies sink
December 13th, 2018  1:41 PM

US stocks are down as banks, retailers and airlines fall and smaller companies continue to skid

Corporate news news icon
Companies pay investors record amounts to own their stocks
December 6th, 2018  2:40 PM

It pays more than ever to be an investor

Corporate news news icon
Markets Right Now: Stocks end a strong week slightly lower
November 2nd, 2018  4:06 PM

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street as Apple fell to its worst loss in more than four years.

Corporate news news icon
Malaysia unveils record 2019 budget, fiscal deficit rises
November 2nd, 2018  8:58 AM

Malaysia's new government has unveiled a record budget for 2019 despite battling a huge national debt, with new tax measures and increased dividends from national oil company Petronas intended to plug the country's fiscal deficit

Media news icon
Stocks rally on earnings a day after ending at 5-month lows
October 30th, 2018  5:55 PM

Stocks are climbing as strong results from a number of companies help the market regain a sliver of its recent losses

Technology news icon
Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again
October 15th, 2018  4:34 PM

US stocks end a wobbly day of trading with more losses as technology companies fall again, canceling out gains for smaller companies, industrials and high-dividend stocks

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel