*Fujifilm soars on share buyback plan. TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed on Friday as investors awaited more earnings from blue-chip companies and looked for signs of whether China's volatile stock markets were starting to take a toll on its economy. On Friday, shippers such as Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha are slated...» Read More
As Alibaba Group's buyback of half of Yahoo's stake paves the way for a possible public listing for the Chinese internet giant, one strategist tells CNBC if the company wants to stay competitive in the domestic market it needs to expand, for which it must raise a lot of capital.
Sharing perspective on tonight's lottery drawing for $640M and whether investors should safeguard their money in dividend stocks or companies who are buying back shares, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO and Barry James, James Advantage Funds president.
Martin Franklin, Jarden executive chairman, discusses his company's $500 million stock repurchase auction, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
CNBC's Jim Cramer reacts to this morning's announcement by Apple that it will pay a $2.65 per share quarterly dividend and buy back $10 billion in stock.
Warren Buffett's live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on February 27, 2012 generated some headlines as he said single-family houses are a bargain right now, revealed Wells Fargo is his favorite bank stock, and recalled the advice he gave Steve Jobs a couple of years ago on what to do with Apple's cash. You can read the entire three-hour conversation in this downloadable PDF transcript.
Preferred stocks are a special class of investments that have several unique features. Those features often make them confusing to investors. So what exactly are preferred stocks? CNBC explains.
With excess cash on hand from years of cautious spending and slower store growth, retailers in 2012 will focus on returning capital to investors via share buybacks and dividends, according to a Credit Suisse report out today.
By holding stocks and bonds in equal proportion, you won’t need to be prescient; you can stick to your portfolio and ride out the storms, the NY Times reports.
Spending on stock buybacks is surging among American corporations, while spending on capital investments like new plants and infrastructure has stagnated, the New York Times reports.
Buybacks equal to "about 4% of the S&P market cap at an annualized rate, so it's pretty significant," says Binky Chandha of Deutsche Bank to CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on Amgen issuing new debt to help pay for a $5 billion stock buyback.
What should Apple do with its $81.6 billion in cash? Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company senior tech analyst, weighs in, and the Fast Money traders offer their thoughts on Apple and Qualcomm's earnings.
This is a transcript of Warren Buffett's live interview on CNBC with Andrew Ross Sorkin on Friday, September 30, 2011. In it, Buffett says he thinks it is "very, very unlikely" the U.S. economy will go back into recession. He also reveals that Berkshire has been buying billions of dollars worth of inexpensive stocks during the third quarter, and has just started to repurchase its own shares.
Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway has been buying stocks at bargain prices, including shares of his own company. He's not worried about a 'double-dip for the U.S. economy, saying "it's very, very unlikely, we'll go back into a recession."
Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway soared 8.1 percent today, putting them right around the upper limit of the company's stock buyback authorization announced this morning.
Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, weighs in on Berkshire Hathaway's buyback plans and whether the company is running out of ideas for spending its massive amount of cash.
Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are soaring on this morning's announcement the company may repurchase some of the company's Class A and/or Class B shares if they're cheap enough. Buffett appears to be loosening his definition of "cheap enough" but that doesn't necessarily mean buybacks are underway now.
The company should be buying back stock by the bucketload and doubled the dividened, says Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners.
America's biggest corporations rewarded shareholders by spending more money on stock repurchases for the eighth consecutive quarter.
Scott Budman, KNTV San Jose with the latest details on Dell's plans to buy back up to five billion dollars in stock.