Dividends

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stock indexes fell after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy. The testimony by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell before Congress was highly anticipated, and investors dissected his every word for...
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February 20, 2018 - 12:02 am
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC said Tuesday that its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends. The bank said pretax profit, after adjusting for one...
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FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, shows new Apple Watch Series 3 product at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. Cook is leaving shareholders in suspense about whether the iPhone maker will use its windfall from a tax cut on overseas profits for a big boost to its quarterly dividend. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
February 13, 2018 - 2:37 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is leaving shareholders in suspense about whether the iPhone maker will use its windfall from a tax cut on overseas profits for a big boost to its quarterly dividend. A stockholder attending Apple's annual meeting Tuesday asked if Apple might double its...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is leaving shareholders in suspense about whether the iPhone maker will use its windfall from a tax cut on overseas profits for a big boost to its quarterly dividend. A stockholder attending Apple's annual meeting Tuesday asked if Apple might double its...
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February 01, 2018 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's fourth-quarter earnings more than doubled as oil prices surged and the company benefited from cost cuts. Net income jumped to $3.81 billion from $1.54 billion in the same quarter a year earlier, Shell said Thursday. The figure is in line with analyst forecasts. The...
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FILE - This Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo shows the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks are mixed, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, after investors shrugged off the U.S. government shutdown. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy and technology companies are advancing Monday as U.S. stocks continue to rise, and smaller companies reversed some early losses after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown. High-dividend stocks are also up as bond yields hold steady. Yields had...
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Tommy Kalikas work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in health care and financial companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 09, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world keep climbing in the new year, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index added to its record high as calm continues to reign over markets. Banks and health care stocks led the way. Their gains overshadowed weakness in telecoms and other dividend-paying stocks,...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, as technology and consumer-focused companies rise but consumer goods makers like Johnson & Johnson take losses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record levels on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 edged higher as calm continues to reign over markets around the world. Rising health care stocks helped to overshadow weakness for telecoms and other dividend-paying stocks, which fell...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 08, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes shook off a short-lived bout of weakness and held at record levels in Monday afternoon trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped at the start of trading and appeared to be on pace for its first down day of the year. But strengthening gains for utilities...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 08, 2018 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record levels on Monday, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. Losses for health care and financial stocks helped to overshadow gains for utility stocks and other areas of the market that do well when interest rates...
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