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  • 'Daddy Dividend' O'Leary still a believer   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 4:14 PM ET
    'Daddy Dividend' O'Leary still a believer

    Discussing the power of the dividend, with "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary of O'Leary Funds, who is a big believer in dividend paying stocks. Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Kayla Tausche, discuss.

  • US stocks slip in early trading Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 9:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is down slightly in early trading, extending the small losses from the day before. Shares of Freeport-McMoRan fell 3 percent after the company said it will cut its quarterly dividend payment. Crude oil fell 7 cents to $46.38 a barrel in New York.

  • NEW YORK— Freeport-McMoRan Inc. will cut its quarterly dividend by 84 percent due to falling oil prices, the Phoenix- based oil and gas company said Tuesday. Freeport-McMoRan executives said in a statement that it needs to reduce its dividend to "strengthen our balance sheet during a period of volatile market conditions." Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. fell 40...

  • Freeport-McMoRan slashes quarterly dividend Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    Freeport-McMoRan slashed its quarterly dividend to 5 cents a share from 31.25 cents a share, citing the impact of lower commodity prices.

  • TORONTO, March 24- Diversified U.S. mining and energy company Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Tuesday it is slashing its quarterly dividend by 84 percent in response to the impact of lower commodity prices. The company is cutting its dividend to 5 cents a share from 31-1/ 4 cents a share/ The stock was off 2.7 percent to $18.80 in trading before the morning bell in New...

  • Freeport-McMorRan cuts dividend to 5 cents   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Freeport-McMorgan cuts dividend to 5 cents

    David Lipschitz, CLSA managing director, says it's not surprising FCX cut its dividend given where copper prices are today.

  • LONDON, March 19- British clothing retailer Next cut its sales guidance for 2015-16, highlighting weaker collections after reporting a 12.5 percent rise in annual profit and a dividend increase. Next, which trades from over 500 stores in Britain and Ireland and almost 200 stores overseas as well as the Directory catalogue and internet business, on Thursday...

  • MOSCOW, March 19- Russia's Norilsk Nickel, the world's second largest nickel and largest palladium producer, is sticking to its dividend policy that had been agreed by key shareholders, Vladimir Potanin, its chief executive, said on Thursday. "You can be guided by the schedule that we agreed with major shareholders, which is publicly available.

  • SEATTLE, March 17- Oracle Corp posted flat third-quarter revenue and slightly lower profit as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but the business software maker on Tuesday raised its quarterly dividend 25 percent to 15 cents a share. Shares of Oracle, often a barometer for the technology sector, initially fell but quickly rose 3.3 percent in after-hours trading to...

  • These 9 companies make Apple look poor Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    People walk past an office building of health insurer Anthem in Los Angeles, California.

    It's not all about Apple. These 9 companies have the biggest claims to cash and investments per share. USA Today reports.

  • *South32 net debt at $674 mln, well below forecasts. MELBOURNE, March 17- BHP Billiton has put far less debt than expected into its $13 billion South32 spin-off, positioning the company formed from its unloved assets to weather tough markets and still pay a dividend. Named for the line of latitude linking its two main centers, Australia and South Africa, South32 had...

  • MOSCOW, March 16- Russia's Global Ports will scrap its dividend due to the economic turmoil that has crippled the freight market in Russia, the London- listed ports operator said on Monday. The company fell to a net loss last year as a drop of more than 40 percent in the rouble led to foreign exchange losses on its dollar-denominated debt and squeezed Russia's...

  • MILAN/ LONDON, March 13- Italy's Eni cut its dividend and suspended a share buyback programme on Friday, becoming the first oil major to reduce payouts after a steep oil price decline in a bid to save funds to spur future production growth. In the first major business plan of Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi, Italy's biggest listed company said it would pay a 2015...

  • LONDON, March 12- Britain's fourth biggest supermarket Morrisons signalled it would cut its dividend in 2015 after it reported its lowest annual profit in eight years on Thursday, hurt by a fierce industry price war. Last month the Bradford, northern England, based group, named former Tesco executive David Potts as its new CEO, succeeding Dalton Philips, who was...

  • Morrisons year profit more than halves Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 3:25 AM ET

    Annual profit at Britain's fourth biggest grocer Morrisons slumped 52 percent to an eight-year low, damaged by a strategic decision to slash prices.

  • LONDON, March 12- Annual profit at Britain's fourth biggest grocer Morrisons slumped 52 percent to an eight-year low, damaged by last year's strategic decision to slash prices to stem the loss of shoppers to discounters Aldi and Lidl. Morrisons, which trails market leader Tesco, Wal-Mart's Asda and Sainsbury's in annual sales, said on Thursday it made an...

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley were forced to cut planned shareholder returns in order to pass the U.S. The regulator also criticized Bank of America for poor risk controls. But Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley would all have fallen below at least one benchmarks for top-tier capital if they had executed their...

  • NEW YORK, March 11- Big U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc, are expected to win Federal Reserve backing on Wednesday to buy back more shares and increase their dividends in the coming year, but the approvals may be as much about the institutions' financial engineering as any improvement in their health. Issuing preferred shares to pay for...

  • 12 rich companies can afford to pay you more Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    There's a group of mega-profitable companies that could easily afford to kick up their dividends, reports USA Today.