LONDON, July 22- The best-performing mutual funds avoided explicit directional bets on the outcome of last month's UK vote to leave the European Union, sitting out the volatility by latching on early to large, defensive, dividend-paying blue chip stocks. This strategy has, so far at least, been the big winner post-referendum as UK stock markets stabilise after... » Read More
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Nordic American Tanker CEO, Herbjorn Hansson discusses his company's weak quarter and the outlook on the tanker business, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Intel announced Monday that its board of directors has approved a 7.1 percent increase in the quarterly dividend.
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Jim Cramer explains why there is no better way to find out about the prospects for increased dividends than to listen to the company's earnings call.
Cramer on why investors should look for dividend-paying stocks.
We pulled together a list of Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.
Grainger Industrial Supply raised its dividend on Thursday after a strong earnings report. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers insight. Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group, also shares his perspective on the best dividend plays right now.
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Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO discusses the near and long term innovative goals his company has in order to develop global growth.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jon Fortt report on Apple's Q2 earnings results. Larry Haverty, Gamco Investors; Alex Gauna, JMP Securities; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, weigh in.
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Will iPhone sales for this quarter miss estimates? Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee analyst and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, weigh in on the outlook for the tech giant. Also, a look at how more expensive stocks provide better returns for investors.
The Squawk Box crew take a look at Goldman's first quarter numbers with EPS of $3.92 vs. $3.55 est, and revenues of $9.95B vs. $9.48B. The banking giant also raises its quarterly dividend.
The FMHR traders discuss whether investors should be concerned over shares of Apple falling for five sessions in a row, and Citigroup's earnings beating the Street's expectations.
Michael Clarfeld, ClearBridge Advisors portfolio manager, discusses why dividends work and how they can boost your portfolio.
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