There’s a very exciting phenomenon going on right now — and no, I’m not talking about all the “UFO” sightings in California, Florida and Washington state. I’m talking about a new record that directly benefits investors in dividend-paying stocks. According to the S&P Dow Jones Indices, quarterly dividend payments increased substantially in the fourth quarter
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In late 2019, shares of premium fast casual restaurant chain Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) plummeted on the heels of a disappointing third-quarter earnings report that included the company’s slowest comparable sales growth rate in a year, significant margin compression and a reduced full-year comparable sales and margin guide. SHAK stock, which was flying high around $105
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Oil drops as the US-Iran hostilities de-escalate The Brent premium rises while the price falls A location, quality, and political risk spread Volatility in the crude oil futures arena increased significantly over the first days of 2020. The attack that killed the leader of Iran’s revolutionary guard increased the political temperature in the Middle East.
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Global index and fund provider MSCI said Tuesday that investors need to more readily integrate ESG metrics, or a company’s environmental, social and governance factors, into investing philosophies. “We are sounding the alarm bells that if you are an investment institution and you’re not embracing this and taking it into account, it’s going to be
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Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase.  Adam Jeffery | CNBC J.P. Morgan Chase announced the creation of a new business called the Development Finance Institution to boost private investment in emerging-market development projects. The lender said it can finance more than $100 billion annually from its investment bank and created a formal
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Up 30% in the past year, global apparel giant Nike (NYSE:NKE) hasn’t lost its step. Source: TY Lim / Shutterstock.com The best part — it’s still a strong buy.  Not only are we seeing plenty of momentum in Nike stock, analysts love it. Goldman Sachs’ Alexandra Walvis upgraded the stock to a “buy” rating, citing
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