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  • Northern Trust payout ranks 3rd among banks

    Northern Trust payout ranks 3rd among banks
    When it comes to returning earnings to shareholders through dividends and stock buybacks, Northern Trust Corp. investors have reason to feel hopeful, according to a new analysis. The Chicago-based financial services firm is near the top of a list of...
  • Mayday for America's middle class

    In his fresh effort to put the economy back at center stage in Washington, President Obama has issued a new challenge to congressional Republicans on the crucial issue of why the American middle class is hurting and which side can best lift average...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.  "Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
  • Carl Icahn reveals hefty Apple stake: 'This will get uglier'

    Carl Icahn reveals hefty Apple stake: 'This will get uglier'
    SAN FRANCISCO — Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has amassed a sizable stake in Apple Inc. and prodded the tech giant to increase its stock buyback program, cheering investors but creating a headache for one of the industry's most admired...
  • Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner

    Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner
    Investor Carl Icahn revealed plans to have dinner with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to discuss the "magnitude" of the company's stock buyback.  Icahn disclosed the planned meeting in a post Thursday on Twitter. "Spoke to Tim," Icahn tweeted. "Planning...
  • Disney plans to buy back up to $8 billion in stock in 2014

    Disney plans to buy back up to $8 billion in stock in 2014
    The Walt Disney Co. will repurchase up to $8 billion in stock next year, giving a major boost to investor returns, the company's chief financial officer Jay Rasulo said Thursday.  In remarks at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Media,...
  • MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program

    MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover. Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
  • Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million

    Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said Friday it plans to buy outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, a move the company said sets a path for long-term growth and analysts said increases Bank's options as it faces a hostile takeover bid by rival Men's Wearhouse. The $825...
  • Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock

    Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares. "We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
  • Jos. Bank shareholder accuses retailer of 'desperate tactics' in bid for Eddie Bauer

    Jos. Bank shareholder accuses retailer of 'desperate tactics' in bid for Eddie Bauer
    Eminence Capital LLC, a shareholder that's suing Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. for rejecting a $1.6 billion takeover bid from rival Men's Wearhouse, accused the Hampstead-based men's retailer Tuesday of resorting to "desperate tactics" to protect management...
  • Jos. A. Bank starts buyback of up to $300 million shares at $65 each

    Jos. A. Bank starts buyback of up to $300 million shares at $65 each
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday it has started buying back up to $300 million worth of its shares at $65 each, a step toward its planned acquisition of retail chain Eddie Bauer. The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer said the offer will...