• Apple's Plans for Quarterly Dividends     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    "Growth and dividends are not mutually exclusive. We love companies that are committed to growing their dividends over time. Those are generally the best performers over long-term. It's great to see Apple do this and we hope other American companies, even high growth companies will follow in their footsteps," says Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities.

  • Questions as Banks Increase Dividends Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 11:47 AM ET
    JP Morgan Chase

    Industry analysts and academics question the move by some of the nation’s biggest financial firms, emboldened by stress test results, to begin doling out billions of dollars in dividends, the New York Times reports.

  • Making Money From Higher Oil Prices     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    How to turn soaring gas prices into high-octane profits, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James energy analyst.

  • Stock Picking Strategies     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Don Taylor, Franklin Rising Dividends Fund portfolio manager, discusses where to pick the best stocks.

  • Bearish on Bonds, Bullish on Dividends     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    William Spiropoulos, CoreStates Capital Advisors, LLC CEO, explains why he likes dividend stocks and doesn't like fixed-income now: "What does the 10-year give you? Not even 10%." Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Mgmt. CEO, also weighs in.

  • BlackRock's headquarters in New York.

    Dividend investing has momentum and room to grow, despite low payout ratios, BlackRock’s CIO told CNBC Thursday.

  • Analyst Neal Hennessey’s strategy is to look for companies that has the cash to offer a dividend, or to raise an existing dividend.

  • Dividend Plays in a Tough Market     Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles chief market analyst, and David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management sr. equity analyst, set their sights on dividend plays and stock picks in a tough market.

  • Cramer: Why You Should Own DuPont     Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says DuPont is no longer a stodgy old chemical company with a juicy yield, it's one of the most innovative firms out there, and a pioneer in new technology.

  • Dividend Darlings     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on more companies announcing dividend hikes right now in the market.

  • BGC Partners CEO on 9.6% Yield     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO, discusses his company's incredibly high 9.6% yield; its thriving commercial real estate business; and the outlook on this small-cap speculative stock, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Blackstone Founder Tops Private Equity Pay League Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 2:40 AM ET
    Stephen A. Schwarzman

    Stephen Schwarzman, the Blackstone chief executive, took home $213.5 million in pay and dividends in 2011, a third more than the year before and topping the scale for a select group of the founders of listed private equity companies, the Financial Times reports.

  • President Takes Aim at Dividends     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:42 PM ET

    Under President Obama's 2013 budget, taxes on dividends could be as high as 39% for households making more than $250,000 a year. Kenneth Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, explains.

  • 4 Plays for the Next 4 Years     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Use dividend paying stocks to hedge bond exposure, says Alan Reid, Forward CEO. He also explains why he likes CF Industries and Komatsu stock.

  • The “Mad Money” host would love an Apple dividend, but has his reasons for not caring if the tech giant doesn’t deliver one.

  • Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO, discusses why he thinks Treasury bonds are a bad bet for investors; investing in dividend-yielding stocks; the direction of commodities; and his strategy for the foreseeable future.

  • No Huddle Offense: Don't Buy Corporate Bonds     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how in a low rate environment, some investors turn to corporate bonds in a rush for yield, and fail to recognize the fundamental ability of companies to reinvent themselves and do the right thing by returning bountiful stock dividends to shareholders.

  • Dividends vs Wages     Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 7:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the change in dividends over the years, compares them to wages, and takes a look at sources of income.

  • Other Side of Dividend Strategy     Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    Rob Morgan, fulcrum Securities, and Nicholas Colas, Convergex Group, discuss the pros and cons of a dividend play in stocks.

  • Apple Store

    The latest surge in Apple's stock  is not due to speculation about its next revolutionary product, but rather the possibility of a dividend, or even a share split, traders said.

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