S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.
Dow Erases 2014 Gain Amid Global Selloff as Exxon Tumbles
U.S. stocks joined a global selloff, erasing the year’s gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as Exxon Mobil to Micron Technology tumbled amid weaker corporate results.
Ultrawealthy Tiger 21 Members Favor Equity Investments
The annual Tiger 21 Member Favorites Survey, released Friday, shows that public equities again ranked as favorite investment of the 200-strong ultrawealthy peer group.
Tiger 21: Ultra-Wealthy Keen on Preserving, Not Risking, Their Money
A new survey of high-net-worth investors--with an average portfolio size of $83 million--suggests the ultra-wealthy place a far greater emphasis on preservation of capital than ordinary investors.