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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

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

It pays more than ever to be an investor

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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.

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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

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
September 25th, 2018  4:48 PM

U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Tuesday as rising interest rates hurt shares of companies that pay big dividends and higher oil prices affected transportation and shipping companies

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Oil prices and interest rates rise, but US stocks are mixed
September 25th, 2018  11:45 AM

US stocks are mixed as energy companies rise with oil prices but technology companies and high-dividend stocks slip

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end mixed
September 19th, 2018  5:36 PM

Stocks are closing mixed on Wall Street as gains for banks are offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

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Report: CBS, National Amusements in talks to settle case
September 5th, 2018  5:26 PM

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that CBS and its parent company National Amusements are in talks to settle pending litigation over who controls the broadcaster

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RBS says profit down after US settlement, picture improving
August 3rd, 2018  4:52 AM

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a fall in second-quarter profit after being hit by a big charge from U.S. authorities over past misdeeds

RBS says profit down after US settlement, picture improving
Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk
July 20th, 2018  4:46 PM

US stocks finish slightly lower as a jump in bond yields helps banks but hurts big-dividend stocks

Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk
Banks rally and lead US stocks higher as 2nd quarter ends
June 29th, 2018  10:13 AM

US stocks are jumping after the Federal Reserve said most of the largest financial institutions in the US can raise their dividends and buy back more stock

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Fed gives OK to 32 of 35 biggest US banks to raise dividends
June 28th, 2018  6:35 PM

Fed gives OK to 32 of 35 biggest US banks to raise dividends, buy back shares

Fed gives OK to 32 of 35 biggest US banks to raise dividends
Big spenders: S&P 500 stock buybacks set record in 1Q
June 25th, 2018  3:13 PM

Flush with cash from lower tax bills and a growing economy, big U.S. companies spent a record amount buying back shares of their own stock at the start of this year

Big spenders: S&P 500 stock buybacks set record in 1Q
Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
June 21st, 2018  7:00 PM

Federal Reserve finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive severe economic shock

Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally
June 19th, 2018  6:16 PM

US stocks slip and indexes in Europe and Asia took sharp losses as the U.S. and China exchange fresh threats in their dispute over trade

Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally
CBS controlling shareholder fires back over board vote
May 29th, 2018  5:30 PM

CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder has fired back at the company over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company

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Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them
May 25th, 2018  1:05 PM

A sharp drop in crude oil prices is sending energy companies skidding, weighing down the broader stock market.

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CBS board approves special dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  8:54 PM

Most of CBS Corp.'s board has approved a special dividend that could enable the company to break free from its controlling shareholder, but the power struggle's outcome still hinges on an ongoing legal battle

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The Latest: CBS approves dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  7:33 PM

Most of CBS Corp. approve dividend likely to be blocked by company's controlling shareholder

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Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder
May 16th, 2018  6:19 PM

A Delaware judge has ordered a pause in a dispute between CBS and its majority shareholder that could decide control of the company

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