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    Investors don’t think about dividends as very important for the short term, “but over a decade typically they represent 40-50 percent of the total returns,” Greg Thomas, chairman and CEO of the advisory firm Thomas Partners, which has $1 billion assets under management, told CNBC Friday.

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    Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.

  • These are some stocks that investors should consider owning ahead of next week, according to Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Frederic Dickson, senior vice president and chief investment strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co.

  • Here is a look at some of the companies in the S&P 1500 that have increased dividend payments in recent months, have a yield greater than 2.5 percent, and a free cash flow payout ratio less than 60 percent.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    In an uncertain economic environment, your best investment opportunities are in the stocks of solid companies with proven business models, strong balance sheets and steady profits.

  • Stocks advanced Monday as the dollar slid in the wake of a weekend meeting of finance ministers of the Group of 20 nations. How should investors be positioned? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management and Sean O’Hara, president of RevenueShares Investor Services shared their best plays.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, July 16.

  • According to the NYSE, the single-stock circuit breaker rollout will be completed by Wednesday. At that time, the new circuit breaker rules will have been applied to each of the 404 NYSE-listed S&P 500 stocks.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 16.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 15.

  • Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.

  • Mike Ward of Soleil/Ward Transportation Research had a fascinating conference call the other day with R.L. Polk consultants. In addition to learning that India has 0.01 car per person, other trivia are that there are 0.14 cars per person worldwide. The U.S has 0.83, Western Europe 0.60, Japan 0.58 per person, and China 0.03. You can see where the market opportunity is!

  • Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, and Rod Smyth, chief investment strategist of Riverfront Investment, shared their economic outlooks and advised investors how to seek maximum profits.

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    Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.