In his current term, the government may earn more than $110 billion from this program, more than the country's most lucrative companies.
Even as the market rises, these names may be ripe for a pullback. What should you do?
Strong cash flow is setting the stage for major payout hikes at these companies.
Two earnings reports have reignited the group, and now its their turn to shine in this bull market we're in.
The retailer once again claims the crown as the largest company in America, ranked by revenue.
Apple is the most valuable company after shares jump more than 19% since mid-April. The catalyst: the company's decision to boost its dividend 15% and buy back billions of dollars in shares.
Companies that pay out a healthy yield without eating into profits can help investors keep ahead of inflation over the long haul.
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The company, headed for an IPO later this year, is worth as much as 10 Tesla Motors combined, says Bernstein's Carlos Kirjner.
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