• Attractive dividend stocks     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    How investors should prepare dividend stocks in their portfolios, with Kate Nixon, Northern Trust Wealth Management, and Jim Dunigan, PNC Asset Management.

  • Betting on dividends     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Hank Smith, Haverford Investments, provides his bullish strategy on equities, while Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, is expecting a major correction as the Fed tightens its QE policy.

  • *Vodafone, Apple, BHP Billiton screen as reliable payers. LONDON, May 20- Global investors are hunting for reliable dividend payouts as they grapple with jittery equity markets and meager bond yields, marking the revival of an investment style that has been shunned for the past two years.

  • Matt Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says developed market dividends are outpacing those in the emerging markets and are more sustainable.

  • Dynamite dividend stocks     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on his findings after screening the S&P 500 hunting for yield.

  • Pisani's afternoon check     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports many are saying the U.S. is still the best place to invest, despite the weakness in Europe. He also looks at AT&T trading higher.

  • *Net profit up 3 pct to 2.07 bln euros in 2013/ 14. ZURICH, May 15- Cartier owner Richemont reported solid sales growth across most of its regions on Thursday, including improved demand in China, and announced a dividend hike and share buyback that sent its stock up more than 4 percent.

  • US companies 'stingy' on dividends: Pro     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices, says U.S. corporates are being "stingy" with their dividend payouts despite sitting on large cash piles.

  • TORONTO, May 8- Telus Corp, one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies, churned out another solid quarter of earnings growth on Thursday, raising its dividend on wireless strength and further expansion of its Internet-based television product, Optik.

  • Discount stock picks: Pro     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    John Rogers, Ariel Investments chairman & CEO, shares his top three bargain plays.

  • *Dividend to rise to 9 cents/ share from 6 cents. The carrier said its board approved a $2 billion share buyback program that will be completed by the end of 2016. The quarterly payout will rise to 9 cents a share from 6 cents a share in the third quarter, the company added.

  • *Pledges 0.25 Sfr dividend for swap to new holding. ZURICH, May 6- UBS will revamp its corporate structure to ensure it can be broken up more easily in a crisis, cutting the amount of money it must set aside for potential losses and allowing it to pay shareholders a special dividend.

  • CHICAGO, May 5- One of the few consistent, although hardly glamorous, strategies in global investing has been companies that routinely raise their dividends.

  • Build your own portfolio with these trends     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Hardeep Walia, co-founder and CEO of Motif Investing, shares his firm's findings on the most popular trends in investing right now, including high-yield dividends.

  • LONDON, April 30- Royal Dutch Shell capped a strong first quarter reporting season for oil majors with better-than-expected results which were boosted by gas earnings, while shareholders were rewarded with a higher dividend.

  • LONDON, April 30- Royal Dutch Shell reported on Wednesday a jump in first-quarter cashflows and a boost in dividends, triggering a jump in the share price as the market cheered the new chief executive's turnaround plan.

  • LONDON, April 29- BP raised its quarterly dividend for the second time in six months and said more share buy-backs were on the cards, showing how the British oil company's asset sales are providing more cash for investors.

  • LONDON, April 29- British oil firm BP raised its quarterly dividend and said further share buy-backs were on the cards as it posted quarterly profit slightly above forecasts despite difficulties in Russia. BP has said repeatedly that it will stand by its investments in Russia since Moscow's intervention in Ukraine.

  • LONDON, April 29- British oil firm BP posted quarterly profit slightly above forecasts and upped its dividend for the second time in six months, in line with a pledge made earlier this year to focus on returning more cash to shareholders.

  • *Nokia says to focus on three remaining businesses. HELSINKI, April 29- Rajeev Suri will become the new chief executive of Finnish telecommunications gear maker Nokia, the company said on Tuesday, adding that it would return an extra 1 billion euros to shareholders from the sale of its phone unit.