• Bank Chiefs Poised to Benefit from Dividend Bonanza Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 6:12 PM ET

    Even as ordinary investors look forward to the prospect of larger dividend payouts by the big banks, another group is poised for a rich payday: bank chief executives, the New York Times reports.

  • Fed to Approve Bank Dividend Hikes Friday: Report Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve will inform some U.S. banks on Friday that they passed a new round of stress tests, giving them the green light to raise dividends for the first time since the financial crisis, the Wall Street Journal reports.