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  • Consumer Confidential: Toy firm fined; Hertz goes it alone

     
    Here's your throat-clearing Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Federal regulators aren't kidding around when it comes to toy safety. The Consumer Product Safety Commission slapped a $1.3-million fine on a toy company that sold...
  • Amgen to buy back $5 billion in shares

     
    Amgen to use modified Dutch auction tender offer to buy back $5 billion in stock...
  • SEC accuses Stiefel Laboratories of defrauding employee shareholders

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Stiefel Laboratories, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, and the subsidiary’s former chief executive of defrauding employees and other shareholders by buying back the company’s private stock...
  • A fatter dividend coming for Microsoft shareholders?

     
    Microsoft Corp. shares on Monday showed just how hungry equity investors are for good news -- and how willing they are to pounce on it as economic fears recede again. The software giant’s stock soared $1.26, or 5.3%, to close......
  • Cisco Systems says it will start paying cash dividends

     
    U.S. technology giants seem to be heeding Wall Street pressure to funnel some of their cash hoards to shareholders. Computer networking titan Cisco Systems said Tuesday it expects to start paying a dividend for the first time. Investors liked the......
  • Cash-rich Microsoft raises dividend payment 23%

     
    Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday boosted the dividend payment on its stock 23%, the first increase in two years, hoping to show its “commitment” to sharing its huge cash flow with stockholders. The software giant said its board raised the quarterly......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Stocks instead of jobs. Killing Dodd-Frank.

     
    Waiting for jobs. The number of people filing for unemployment benefits went down more than expected last week, but many analysts are waiting for the big monthly payroll numbers that will arrive Friday. Stocks instead of jobs. What are companies......
  • Mattel announces $500-million stock buyback as Carl Icahn takes a stake

     
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in toy giant Mattel Inc., which announced that its board had approved buying back more stock and increasing its annual dividend. The $500-million buyback is part of the company’s ongoing program,...
  • Broadcom hits record revenues, boosts dividend, but stock slips after hours

     
    Irvine-based chip-maker Broadcom Corp. on Tuesday reported a profitable quarter, with record sales of $1.95 billion, a 45% increase over the same quarter last year. The company also announced a 12.5% increase in per-share dividend, to 36 cents per share.....
  • Viacom sells $500 million in debt

     
    Viacom said Monday that it had sold $500 million in new corporate bonds -- at 4.5% interest -- to raise money to buy back some of its higher-interest debt. The sale of the new 10-year senior notes is expected to......
  • Comcast's Brian Roberts: The man who loves cable

     
    Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts let investors in on a little secret Wednesday during his keynote speech at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom conference in San Francisco. The 51-year-old executive's biggest concern over the last year...