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.
Companies are racing the clock to hand out billions before year end—and some of them are taking on debt to do it.
Special dividends could benefit investors ahead of Washington budget negotiations and the so-called “fiscal cliff,” but the U.S. economy could come perilously close to the deadline, Newedge Senior Director Larry McDonald said Tuesday on CNBC.
Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.