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  • A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliner lifts off for its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Renton, Washington.

    Morgan Stanley predicts Boeing will raise its dividend by 30 percent versus expectations of a 15 percent to 20 percent increase.

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    Advisor Mitch Goldberg has compiled a list of the most infuriating things investors believe, causing them to miss out on stock winners.

  • Dec 7- Companies with weak corporate governance benefit from having more female board members, who help shareholders to benefit from higher dividends. The more women who serve on a firm's board as independent directors the higher the percentage of net income that gets paid out to shareholders via dividends, according to a new study. "We find evidence that firms...

  • BEIJING, Dec 7- Tighter rules in China on outbound capital flows have raised barriers for European and U.S. companies to get money out of the country, two prominent business lobbies said on Wednesday, with one saying dividend payments had been affected. The foreign exchange regulator gave window guidance to banks last week to "control the capital outflow from...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- The stock of JPMorgan Chase& Co has been climbing so much that "at a certain price," the company may consider issuing a special dividend to distribute excess capital rather than buying back additional stock, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Tuesday. JPMorgan shares traded at $82.66 shortly after Dimon spoke, down 0.6 percent in morning trading.

  • Visitors look at aircraft engine components produced by Allegheny Technologies (ATI) at the company's display at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, U.K.

    Allegheny Technologies suspended its dividend Thursday, but analysts say weak metal markets have also put pressure on ATI's stock.

  • NEW YORK— Investors are making a small move back to traditionally safe assets Friday afternoon after rallying over the last few weeks. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow lost 19 points, or 0.1 percent, to 19,173 as of 3:40 p.m. Eastern time as Goldman Sachs, which closed at a nine-year high Thursday, skidded. Major indexes had risen to record highs over the last three weeks, but...

  • *New dividend policy for 2018 could add up to $1 billion more. Dec 1- Commodities trader and miner Glencore said on Thursday it would pay $1 billion in dividends in 2017 and more the following year while keeping its investment grade credit rating, which remains its top priority. It also gave detail on earlier promises to reinstate a dividend in 2017, saying it would...

  • GENEVA— Commodities giant Glencore will resume paying a dividend worth $1 billion, a sign of improved financial health for a company that was just last year facing questions about its ability to cope with slumping prices. Glencore last year saw its shares nosedive as investors worried about its ability to handle debt. CEO Ivan Glasenberg said Glencore had...

  • *New dividend policy for 2018 could add up to $1 billion more. Dec 1- Commodities trader and miner Glencore said on Thursday it would pay out $1 billion in dividends in 2017, had exceeded asset sales targets and would meet its goal this year to cut net debt. It also said it was on track to cut debt to $16.5 billion to $17.5 billion and gave detail on earlier promises to...

  • LONDON, Dec 1- Commodities trader and miner Glencore > said on Thursday it would pay out $1 billion in basic dividends in 2017, had exceeded asset sales targets and would meet its goal this year to cut net debt. It had scrapped its dividend and announced a turnaround plan, saying it would sell assets worth $1- $2 billion and then in March it increased that target to $4- $5...

  • Samsung Electronics flag (L) and South Korean flag (R) flutter outside its headquarters in Seoul.

    Samsung Electronics said it will increase dividends and consider splitting itself.

  • *Samsung says conducting review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will increase dividends and consider splitting itself, as the tech giant faces possibly the biggest structural change in its 47- year history. Shares in Samsung, worth $224 billion, traded largely flat, rising 0.06 percent...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will increase shareholder returns and review its corporate structure as investors step up pressure to reform the South Korean tech giant's governance structure following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The South Korean company said in a statement that it will boost dividends by 30 percent from 2015 to about 4...

  • *Signals share buyback of up to 2 bln euros. MILAN, Nov 22- Italy's biggest utility, Enel, signaled higher dividends and a share buyback of up to 2 billion euros on Tuesday, and unveiled plans to upgrade its networks for an era when home appliances will be hooked up to the Internet. Enel, Europe's biggest utility in terms of customers, said in its strategy plan for...

  • Dive into dividends?

    Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares Investments chairman, shares his take on dividends.

  • Global dividend growth lacklustre in 2017: Henderson

    Alex Crooke, head of global equity income at Henderson Global Investors, says dividends are a good window into corporate confidence, while commenting on U.S. dividend growth.

  • LONDON, Nov 17- A surge in gold has inspired some of the world's largest bullion producers to increase dividends to attract yield-starved investors though some warn higher payouts may be too hasty in light of past mistakes. The industry has faced criticism that it squandered the spoils from gold prices above $1,900 an ounce in 2011 on dividends and...

  • LONDON, Nov 17- A surge in gold has inspired some of the world's largest bullion producers to increase dividends to attract yield-starved investors though some warn higher payouts may be too hasty in light of past mistakes. The industry has faced criticism that it squandered the spoils from gold prices above $1,900 an ounce in 2011 on dividends and...

  • LONDON/ BANGALORE, Nov 16- Prudential's Asian focus drove a 19 percent rise in new business profit for the first nine months, the British life insurer said on Wednesday as it pledged to raise its dividend by 5 percent every year. Asia contributes around a third of Prudential's operating profit and the region's head Tony Wilkey said the business was on course to...