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Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost

The share repurchase plan marks the third one worth $40 billion the company has pursued in the last six years.

The stock market’s most important safety net is in danger

Share repurchases have been a crucial backstop for the equity bull market, which has run for more than 10 years.

Stock buybacks have been labeled a ‘bubble,’ a ‘panic,’ and ‘corporate self-indulgence,’ but an ETF that’s t...

An exchange-traded fund tracking US buyback activity keeps sailing to all-time highs despite political rhetoric swirling around the practice.

GOLDMAN SACHS: There’s a big misconception surrounding the impact of Trump’s tax cuts

While the stock buybacks bonanza is under growing attack by Washington lawmakers, Goldman Sachs has come out with a new report defending the practice.
Nick Hanauer is a founder of Second Ave Partners in Seattle.

Why a wealthy venture capitalist thinks it’s crucial Americans realize trickle-down economics is ‘a straight up lie’

Shareholder primacy has resulted in extreme inequality that's causing the wealthiest to capture most of the economy's growth, said Nick Hanauer.

Bernie Sanders is feuding with former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein about a new plan to limit companies from buying back their own stock

Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein criticized Sens. Bernie Sanders' and Chuck Schumer's op-ed on stock buybacks, prompting a reply from Sanders.

A logistics company is surging after announcing a $1 billion stock-buyback program one day after a short seller alleged ‘financial irregularitie...

XPO Logisitcs surged Friday morning after announcing a $1 billion buyback program, one day after a short seller alleged "financial irregularities"
Over the decade, S&P 500 companies bought back $4.4 trillion shares, including the record-breaking buybacks from Apple that totaled $226.6 billion.

Share buybacks have been helping keep the bull market afloat — these 8 companies have contributed the most

Over the past decade, S&P 500 companies bought back $4.4 trillion shares, including the record-breaking buybacks from Apple that totaled $226.6 billion.

The White House is only telling you half of the sad story of what happened to American jobs

The way White House trade council Peter Navarro tells it, America's jobs problem started in the 90s. That's not the whole story at all.