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Verizon (VZ) Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Rising tensions with North Korea and the recent threat to Florida from Hurricane Irma contributed to the slight decline in the S&P 500 Index last week. While news was otherwise slow, a handful of leading dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with news of higher dividends.

Five notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last two weeks, including....More>>>

Chevron, General Electric Lift DJIA Wednesday

September 13, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and none of the major indexes has strayed far from the break-even line with less than an hour to go until the closing bell. The producer price index rose by 0.2%, a little less than expected. Among the sectors, energy has posted the largest gain following the report on U.S. inventories while real estate and healthcare lagged. WTI crude....More>>>

Sprint Corporation Q1 Earnings: Shares Surge on Public M&A Speculation

The fourth largestUS wireless carrier Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) reportedQ1 2017 earnings before the market opened this morning with shares surging on hints about moremerger deals in the works. Net operating revenueswere $8.157 billion versus $8.012 billion forthe fourth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth and there were88,000 postpaid phone net additions for the eighth consecutive....More>>>

Rite Aid, Verizon Tumble into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 11, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 116 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about the same ratio.

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) dropped about 3.8% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $2.25 after closing Monday at $2.34. The 52-week....More>>>

Sprint And The Cable Companies: A Good Fit?

Sprints (NYSE:S) exclusive talks with Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Charter (NASDAQ:CHTR) have again brought a lot of speculation to the industry. The merger with T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) was a good combination but it has been put on hold until Sprint concludes its negotiations with the two cable companies. It is unclear why Sprint has decided to take this path. I understand the appeal for the....More>>>

Rite Aid, Verizon Tumble into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 11, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 116 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about the same ratio.

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) dropped about 3.8% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $2.25 after closing Monday at $2.34. The 52-week....More>>>

5 Top Stocks to Buy in June

We’re headed into the summer doldrums — a slow time of year for stocks to buy. It’s understandable, as long-term investors have other things floating around their minds, such as ball games, vacations, fishing and spending time with family.

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Still, all things considered, the average June gain for the S&P 500 Index of just....More>>>

5 Top Stocks to Buy in June

We’re headed into the summer doldrums — a slow time of year for stocks to buy. It’s understandable, as long-term investors have other things floating around their minds, such as ball games, vacations, fishing and spending time with family.

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Still, all things considered, the average June gain for the S&P 500 Index of just....More>>>

5 Brand-Name Companies That Hired at Least 15,000 People in 2016″

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While some Americans worry that the economy and the stock market are just about to crash, both appear to be quite healthy. If we’re looking at headline numbers, the stock market has never been higher, and unemployment is at a level that seemed unimaginable eight years ago.

Consider that since October 2009, unemployment has dropped from 10%....More>>>

Verizon, GGP Stumble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

May 1, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 98 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 4 to 3.

Spirit Realty Capital Inc. (NYSE: SRC) dropped about 3.2% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $9.12 after closing at $9.42 on Friday.....More>>>