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  • July 27- European information and analytics provider Relx reported a 14.2 percent rise in first-half revenue, helped by growth in its analytics and electronic businesses. The company, which raised its dividend by a more-than-expected 21 percent in February, raised its interim dividend by 14 percent to 11.70 pence per share but left its full year dividend...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes inched further into record territory Wednesday after AT&T, Boeing and others joined the parade of big companies reporting stronger profits than analysts expected. Stocks that pay big dividends were particularly strong after the Federal Reserve took a pause in its slow-moving campaign to lift interest rates and Treasury yields...

  • Top 5 stocks for millennials

    Steve Quirk, TD Ameritrade's trader group executive vice president, discusses stocks millennials hold in their portfolio, compared to the rest of the population.

  • JPMorgan cuts price target on GE

    Stephen Tusa, JPMorgan analyst, discusses his firm's call on General Electric.

  • *Worldpay shareholders to get a total of 385 pence/ share. July 5- U.S. credit card processor Vantiv agreed to buy Britain's Worldpay for 7.7 billion pounds on Wednesday in a move expected to trigger further deals. Under the terms revealed on Wednesday, Vantiv will pay 55 pence in cash, 0.0672 of a new Vantiv share and a 5 pence cash dividend per Worldpay share,...

  • Banks certainly don't have the growth of tech: Oppenheimer's Chris Kotowski

    Chris Kotowski, senior research analyst for Oppenheimer and Co., discusses the stress test results and the dividends taken on big banks. Kevin O'Leary, O'Shares, weighs in.

  • Signals that central bankers are becoming more hawkish sent bond yields rising, which weighed on defensive, dividend-paying sectors including Europe's personal and household goods sector, health care and food and beverages, which were all down 2 percent or more. "The fact is that rising rates put at risk the global carry trade and fuel volatility," said Giuseppe...

  • June 29- Most of the biggest U.S. banks saw their shares jump on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve approved their plans to raise dividend payouts and share buybacks under its annual stress test program. UBS analyst Saul Martinez said the results were good news for most of the banks and "highlight that capital optimization will be used aggressively as a lever to...

  • June 29- Shares of the top six U.S. banks rose in premarket trading on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve approved the banks' plans to raise dividend payouts and share buybacks under its annual stress test program. Morgan Stanley was up 2.7 percent, Citigroup Inc 2.6 percent, Bank of America Corp 2.4 percent, JPMorgan Chase& Co 2 percent, Wells Fargo& Co 1.7...

  • The Federal Reserve Building in Washington, D.C.

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 34 of the nation's largest banks are getting the green light for buybacks and dividends.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 28- The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond being a cushion against catastrophe. Fed Governor Jerome Powell, who is acting as regulatory lead for the U.S. central bank, said the process "has motivated all of the largest banks to achieve...

  • June 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc may be on the verge of becoming Bank of America Corp's largest shareholder, after the bank raised its dividend in the wake of a positive assessment of its ability to handle market stresses. Bank of America on Wednesday boosted its annual dividend 60 percent to 48 cents per share from 30 cents, beginning in the third...

  • --Plans to raise quarterly dividend to $0.56/ share from $0.50/ share, effective Q3. --Increases quarterly dividend to $0.25 per share from $0.20, effective Q3. --Plans to increase dividend to $0.39/ share from $0.38/ share, effective Q3.

  • --Plans to raise quarterly dividend to $0.56/ share from $0.50/ share, effective Q3. --Increases quarterly dividend to $0.25 per share from $0.20, effective Q3. --Plans to increase dividend to $0.39/ share from $0.38/ share, effective Q3.

  • June 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc may be on the verge of becoming Bank of America Corp's largest shareholder, after the bank raised its dividend in the wake of a positive assessment of its ability to handle market stresses. Bank of America on Wednesday boosted its annual dividend 60 percent to 48 cents per share from 30 cents, beginning in the third...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 28- The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond being a cushion against catastrophe. Fed Governor Jerome Powell, who is acting as regulatory lead for the U.S. central bank, said the process "has motivated all of the largest banks to achieve...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 28- The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond a cushion against possible catastrophe. Fed Governor Jerome Powell, who is acting as regulatory lead for the U.S. central bank, said the process "has motivated all of the largest banks to...

  • TORONTO, June 14- Canada's main stock index slumped on Wednesday to its lowest close in six months as energy stocks were hit by a sharp retreat in the price of oil and loyalty program company Aimia fell sharply after suspending its dividend payments. "No matter what OPEC is doing, these shale producers are just proving to be very persistent and keep on pumping oil...

  • June 14- Data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company Aimia Inc suspended all dividend payments on Wednesday, a month after Air Canada announced a plan to replace the company's loyalty program with its own. Aimia's shares fell about 13 percent to C $1.65 in morning trading. "The company currently has the requisite liquidity to pay these dividends,...

  • TORONTO, June 14- Canada's main stock index moved lower on Wednesday as energy stocks fell with a drop in oil prices and loyalty program company Aimia plunged after suspending its dividend payments. Suncor Energy Inc fell 1.4 percent to C $40.30, and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd lost 1.6 percent to C $38.36. At 10:02 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's...