Companies are increasingly sharing their record cash hoard with investors, and that trend should accelerate with a new wave of increased dividends and buybacks this quarter, according to a report from an investment bank.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
Technology stocks are on track to close 2009 with their best yearly performance since 1999, as investors' optimism for an economic recovery continues to push the S&P 500 to new 52-week highs.
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Both the Dow and S&P 500 clung to modest gains on Friday after shooting much higher on a stronger-than expected jobs report.
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A late rally helped propel the Dow to a positive finish Monday as financial stocks rebounded.
Stocks erased all of their gains Monday after an early surge due to a better-than-expected manufacturing report. Financials led the decline.
The Dow shot up more than 100 points Monday after a report showed manufacturing expanded more than expected last month.
Stock futures pointed to a modest rebound ahead of the open Monday after the Dow and the S&P 500 experienced their biggest one-day percentage drops Friday since July 2.
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Strong manufacturing data and robust retail sales figures sent the S&P 500 to its highest level for 2009, on Tuesday – one year to the day since Lehman Brothers collapsed.
In the after hours, investors poured over earnings from Dell, hoping to gleen insights about the market and the economy from the computer maker's results.
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The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.