QBE Insurance, Australia's biggest insurer, posted a lower-than-expected 8 percent rise in full-year net profit due to high claims for accidents and adverse U.S. weather.
The Coca-Cola Co. is raising its quarterly dividend 10 percent to 28 cents.
While going long the stock market has been a great trade so far, betting that the bond market would suffer as a result could be the worst.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why a diversified portfolio should be made up of at least one high-yielding stock.
There's an investment strategy that Jim Cramer calls "one of the greatest, most reliable ways to make money out there."
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Apple has considered large acquisitions in the past; and Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors, explains why he does not want the tech giant to use its cash for large acquisitions, but would rather see it spent on dividends or buybacks.
Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital, discusses if Einhorn was successful in putting forward the issue of Apple's huge cash reserves, forcing CEO Tim Cook to address the proposal with shareholders.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports all eyes are on Apple's CEO Tim Cook, and whether he will address ways it can take both its product line and stock to the next level.
Investing in high yield is one of the smartest, and also the safest strategy out there to making money, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, discusses his outlook on Apple's strategy and explains why the company has to do more to unlock value for shareholders.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin discusses David Einhorn's views of Apple's stock and strategies; and Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on Apple's capital allocation policy.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's market moving stories; including Greenlight Capital's opposition to Apple's proposal to eliminate preferred stock; and a look at January's retail sales.
Do dividend payouts boost a stock's performance? CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains why dividend increases do matter.
Solid companies opt to issue or raise dividends versus buybacks, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Dividends are an out-loud declaration of confidence.
While retail investors pile into stocks, corporations are pulling back.
Individual investors need to look at stocks because the alternatives are "terrible," mutual fund pioneer John Bogle told CNBC.
Jack Bogle,The Vanguard Group; David Bianco, Deutsche Bank; Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors; and Barry Knapp, Barclays, provide strategies to play the market's momentum.
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks to see if last year's early dividend payments had a macro impact on the economy.
Bob Shearer, Blackrock's lead portfolio manager for the firm's equity dividend fund tells CNBC which stocks are his favorites when it comes to dividends.
Robert Shearer, BlackRock, discusses where investors are likely to find the best dividend plays in the market now.