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  • FTI Consulting says profits rose 57% in 2011

    Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc. said it increased profits by more than 50 percent last year, driven in part by strong growth in its business consulting divisions in Latin America and Asia. The company reported net income of $103.9 million last year,...
  • Apple announces dividend, stock buyback

    Apple announces dividend, stock buyback
    Apple on Monday announced plans for much of the $97.1 billion in cash it has accumulated from massive iPod, iPhone, iPadand Macintosh sales. The company said it would begin giving shareholders a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share sometime its fiscal...
  • AAPL: Apple's plans for huge cash hoard

    Apple today announced what many were expecting, given its huge war chest of around $100 billion in cash: future stock dividends and a stock repurchasing program. The company released the news in a conference call early Monday. It's amassed a huge pile of...
  • S&P up 12% this year. Will it climb higher?

    S&P up 12% this year. Will it climb higher?
    The S&P is up 12 percent so far this year, a relief from 2011's flat growth. Still, it's not the time to dump all of your inheritance into the stock market, South Florida financial planners say. There’s a risk of a downturn although many investors...
  • In volatile market, some see bargains, others, pitfalls

    As the Dow took another 400-point tumble Thursday, Baltimore money manager David Stepherson found himself talking one client out of selling everything. "I advised him that it would not be a good idea because our view of things is that this is going to be...
  • German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart

    German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart
    Thyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
  • Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game

    Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game
    Online games, it seems, just want to be free. Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that it will offer up substantial portions of its "Star Wars: The Old Republic" multi-player online game to players for free starting this fall. A premium version with...
  • Yahoo's earnings report fails to wow Wall Street

    Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday made much ado about its first-quarter financial performance as a sign that it's turning around its fortunes. Wall Street reacted like nothing happened. Analysts said the results and projections were not strong enough to force...
  • SEC votes to limit 'short selling' of stocks

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved new restrictions on “short sellers” who bet on falling stock prices. The SEC, which has been wrestling with the issue for nearly two years, voted 3 to 2 to limit short sales......
  • Stock buyback activity picks up but still far off 2007 high

     
    Like others who were afraid to buy stocks when prices were low early last year, American companies are ramping up stock buybacks just as share prices zoom. Share repurchases by Standard & Poor's 500 companies totaled $47.8 billion in the......
  • Viacom to resume stock buyback program, start paying dividend

     
    Media giant Viacom Inc., parent of cable networks MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon as well as Paramount Pictures, said its board of directors has given a green light for the company to resume its stock buyback program. Viacom suspended its......