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CNBC's Robert Frank reports companies are issuing "special" dividends in recent days to avoid possible tax hikes set to kick in at the end of the year. A look at which companies could be next in line, with Jay Kaplan, Royce Dividend Value Fund.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the market moving stories of the day, including the GOP's "fiscal cliff" proposal; the impact of "cliff" fears on business, with BofA's CEO; and a look at how tax worries are impacting special dividend strategies.
"Squawk Box's" Becky Quick talks with Brian Moynihan, Bank of America CEO, about the looming fiscal cliff; business concerns, particularly in terms of consumer confidence; his bank's dividend plans; and bank fees.
CNBC's Robert Frank explains why some companies are racing to beat a tax hike by paying dividends before December 31st.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, tells CNBC that companies in the US are not short of cash so it is a not a disaster for them to pay their shareholders early dividends.
Should investors buy a stock just to earn a special dividend? Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, and CNBC's Ron Insana, discuss.
Debra Borchardt, TheStreet markets analyst, shares her perspective on those company's positioned to issue special dividends, ahead of a "fiscal cliff" deal.
David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, discusses the year's winners and losers.
As we head into the end of the year, there are amazing things happening in the financial markets all surrounding the "Fiscal Cliff."
Whole Foods, Regal and National Beverage have issued special dividends. The FMHR traders discuss.
Special dividends aren't bad, but they do little to help investors. TheStreet.com reports.
David Kostin, Goldman Sachs, provides his forecast for next year, predicting the economy will grow almost two percent and the S&P will rise about twelve percent from current levels.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal's stance on a special dividend.
A look at what traders are watching amid worries over the "fiscal cliff" and uncertainty in Europe, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.
Many millionaires are racing to take as much income as they can before the year is over to avoid possible tax hikes in 2013, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The wealthy are doing a lot of income management right now ahead of potential tax hikes in 2013. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
It's clear the political dialogue coming out of Pennsylvania Avenue matters more to Wall Street than earnings. Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, explain how we got to this point.
Taking a broader look at today's trading session, and discussing companies that are introducing special dividends ahead of a tax hike, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington.
New home sales dropped slightly in October, and Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Mogul & NBC Real Estate Contributor, weighs in on the housing recovery. "The housing market is stronger than people think it is," she says.
Discussing whether the dividend tax should be raised, with David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center New York City, and CNBC's Jeff Cox.