Currently, about 98 percent of the companies in the consumer staples sector pay a dividend with an average yield of 2.69 percent, while telecom stocks have the highest average yield at 4.48 percent.
In today's Dallas Morning News, Nike congratulated Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki. It took a championship for Nike to give the Mavericks power forward his own ad, even though Nowitzki has been a Nike athlete for a long time. We shouldn't blame Nike.
Although inflation has not come to America yet, it might soon because of raging inflation in its second largest trading partner, China, which is causing companies to increase the prices of goods shipped to the U.S.
Soft drinks are set to sizzle this summer as temperatures rise, according to David Silver, an equity research analyst covering companies in the beverage sector with Wall Street Strategies, and John Faucher, a senior analyst at JP Morgan covering U.S. beverage stocks.
As the Summer months heat up, which beverage stocks are set to sizzle? Insight with David Silver, Wall Street Strategies and John Faucher, JP Morgan.
The Fast Money traders reveal what they're watching to gauge how deep the correction goes, as well as how to profit from the moves.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!
Strategic investor Dennis Gartman thinks the recent market action is pretty bearish. He expects the correction to get 'reasonably more serious.'
The latest jobs report is very bad news, but Cramer still sees some positives out there.
Coca-Cola has defended its strategy in the US amid questions from investors about whether it was acting as a “spoiler” in the soft drinks industry by keeping prices low in its home market.
Shaquille O'Neal was larger than life not only on the court, but in the marketing world. After he announced his retirement, I called up Leonard Armato, who represented Shaq from his rookie year in 1993 through 2000 and Perry Rogers, who has represented him since then, to talk about some of his greatest marketing moments.
According to fund managers and analysts, including Standard & Poor's Chief Technical Strategist Mark Arbeter, and Capital Advisors Chief Executive Officer Keith Goddard, the end is nigh. ...A report from TheStreet.
"There's no place to put any money," one trader lamented to me this morning, arguing why he thought the market had a good chance of rising even through the QE2 uncertainty.
I wish every day was a LinkedIn day...I had to check my iPhone to see what year it was this morning....2011 or 1999? Felt like 1999 with all the excitement.
On Thursday pro traders were talking about whether the S&P could make further gains if the technology sector was about to stall out.
The averages can sometimes be misleading, Cramer said.
You can now take your talents to South Beach, thanks to LeBron's Heat teammate Dwyane Wade. Wade, a brand Jordan endorser, is hoping to fill the high-end fantasy camp void now that Jordan himself has temporarily shelved his Michael Jordan Senior Flight School as he focuses his attention on the team he owns, the Charlotte Bobcats.
With several notable companies raising dividends last week, Joseph Keating, executive vice president, CIO of CenterState Wealth Management, and Mark Tepper, managing partner and co-founder of Strategic Wealth Partners, said a few more firms are on tap for a payout.
Stocks traded slightly higher after fluctuating throughout the morning following Standard & Poor's downgraded Greece, reigniting worries about the health of the euro zone.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's "Squawk on the Street."