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The Sanders-Schumer Buyback Test Would Prevent Almost All Companies From Repurchasing Stock

Only a few companies, including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America, stand out for likely being able to meet all the potential criteria today......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders, Schumer buyback test would prevent almost all companies from stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders, Schumer buyback test would block almost all company stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders-Schumer buyback test would block almost all company stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Stock buyback binge will accelerate in 2019, despite Schumer, Sanders attack

U.S. companies bought back a record $1 trillion in stock last year. This year will be even bigger......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

Stock Buyback Frenzy: Was This An Effective Use of Capital?

Stock Buyback Frenzy: Was This An Effective Use of Capital? A record number of firms have been repurchasing their own shares off the public market in an attempt to utilize cash effectively. Companies boug.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 21st, 2019

Market Extra: Why the buyback frenzy may be bad for U.S. stock investors

The U.S. stock market is near record levels, and U.S. companies have been spending a record amount repurchasing their own stock. Yet investors should be cautious about connecting the two......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

Sanders bill would prevent stock buybacks unless companies pay $15/hr, CNBC says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 15th, 2018

Bernie Sanders targets Walmart over $15 minimum wage

In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Bernie Sanders targets Walmart over $15 minimum wage

In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Bernie Sanders Wants to Limit Stock Buybacks. Here Are 5 Stocks That Could Get Hurt.

Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer suggest that companies must meet standards on wages and benefits before being allowed to buy back stock......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 6th, 2019

Marco Rubio The Latest Politician To Target Stock Buybacks

It’s rare to find bipartisan agreement in Washington, D.C., but GOP Sen. Marco Rubio has joined Democrats Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer in calling for legislation to discourage companies from investing so heavily in share buybacks. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

The economy has real problems. Stopping stock buybacks wouldn’t fix them.

Companies have bought back a record $1.1 trillion of their own stock in the past year, even as some have been cutting jobs. Sens. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) want to make it harder for them to do that......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 15th, 2019

Many investors worry buybacks, dividends are too generous

U.S.companies have been on a stock buyback binge, and now a record share of institutional investors are worried that companies are being too generous with stock repurchases and dividend payouts.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 16th, 2019

Despite what politicians say, stock buybacks aren't evil

A Senate bill hopes to stop companies from repurchasing their stock in the open market. That’s bad for shareholders, CEOs and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 22nd, 2018

How rich is Apple? Its recent stock buyback is more valuable than 275 companies in the S&P 500

How rich is Apple? Its recent stock buyback is more valuable than 275 companies in the S&P 500.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 3rd, 2018

How rich is Apple? Its recent stock buyback alone is more valuable than 275 companies in the S&P 500.

And it has reported another earth-shaking $100 billion in stock buybacks to come for its shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 3rd, 2018

It"s Buyback Time! 27 Stocks Poised to Pay Off

We screened for value-priced companies projected to spend at least 5% of their stock-market value on their shares this fiscal year......»»

Category: topSource: barronsMay 20th, 2018

Share buyback boom remains in overdrive after tax revamp

The stock buyback boom continued apace in the second-quarter earnings season that is now drawing to a close with U.S. companies announcing $6.1 billion of buybacks a day, according to Trim Tabs Investment Research......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 25th, 2018

The Tell: Tech leads stock-market buyback boom with companies on track to put trillions back in investor hands

U.S. corporations are on track to plow $2.5 trillion into the stock market and investor pockets in 2018 through share buybacks, dividends and M&A, says UBS......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2018