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Macy's cuts full-year forecast despite strong quarter, fearing shoppers will pull back on spending

Macy’s cuts full-year forecast despite strong quarter, fearing shoppers will pull back on spending

Macy’s on Tuesday cut its full-year forecast, saying it anticipates deteriorating consumer spending on discretionary items like apparel that will force the department store chain to use heavy markdowns to move items off shelves. The warning comes even as the retailer reported a fiscal second-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts’ expectations. Macy’s now sees …

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Zoom pares back annual forecast as revenue growth slows to single digits

Zoom pares back annual forecast as revenue growth slows to single digits

Eric Yuan, founder and chief executive officer of Zoom Video Communications Inc., speaks during the BoxWorks 2019 Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg Zoom Video Communications shares fell as much as 9% in extended trading on Monday after the video-calling software maker …

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GM Reinstates Dividend. Ford's Yield Is Higher.

GM Reinstates Dividend. Ford’s Yield Is Higher.

Text size GM stock was rising after the auto maker said it was reinstating its dividend. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images American automotive giant General Motors is returning capital to shareholders again—and its stock was rising. The market reaction, however, looks to be lagging the boost Ford Motor (ticker: F) shares received when that company reinstated quarterly …

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AMC takes aim at massive debt burden with ‘APE’ special dividend

AMC takes aim at massive debt burden with ‘APE’ special dividend

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. took Wall Street by surprise with the announcement of its “APE” special dividend after market close on Thursday. This, of course, is a company that is no stranger to bold moves, as evidenced by the movie theater chain’s $27.9 million investment in gold and silver miner Hycroft Mining Holding Corp. HYMC, …

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AMC announces special dividend in the form of 'Ape' preferred shares; stock falls

AMC announces special dividend in the form of ‘Ape’ preferred shares; stock falls

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.’s stock fell more than 7% in extended trading on Thursday after the company announced a special dividend in the form of “Ape” preferred shares. The dividend marks the latest move in a fight over stock issuances. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. AMC, +2.47% has turned to the special dividend after it was unable …

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Analogue Pocket’s 1.1 update already paying dividends: jailbreak, Neo Geo core

Analogue Pocket’s 1.1 update already paying dividends: jailbreak, Neo Geo core

No, we did not have “Neo Geo as the first community development for Analogue Pocket” on our FPGA bingo board. Sam Machkovech A major update to the portable, retro-minded Analogue Pocket gaming system landed on Friday, and its new “OpenFPGA” features are the highlight. Thanks to last week’s “1.1” patch, anyone in the open source …

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Apple's earnings will give a peek into the mindset of the high-end consumer

Apple’s earnings will give a peek into the mindset of the high-end consumer

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, US, on Monday, June 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple reports earnings on Thursday for the quarter ended in June. The third quarter of Apple’s fiscal year is …

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Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, +0.82%, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a …

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These dividend stocks yield at least 5% and have plenty of room to raise payouts

These dividend stocks yield at least 5% and have plenty of room to raise payouts

This year’s stock price declines make for an increasing number of stocks with high dividend yields of at least 5%. Below is a screen that highlights 29 that appear to be able to raise their payouts considerably. There are different approaches to selecting dividend stocks. For example, John Kornitzer, who co-manages the Buffalo Flexible Income …

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Morgan Stanley says investors can weather a 'prolonged storm' with these global stocks

Morgan Stanley says investors can weather a ‘prolonged storm’ with these global stocks

European companies have never been richer, according to Morgan Stanley , and are ready to splash the cash — including distributing part of it to shareholders. The Wall Street bank has named a raft of stocks that have strong balance sheets and resilient cash flows and are set to return excess cash to shareholders through …

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