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Economic Optimism Index at 48.4 New York, NY — There are several measures for consumer confidence in the U.S. This time, it’s the Economic Optimism Index released by the TechnoMetrica Institute of Policy and Politics (TIPP). On.
Pace of Productivity Key Factor in Economic Growth New York, NY — Nonfarm business sector labor productivity decreased at a 0.5% annual rate during the second quarter of 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, as output increased.
Small, Mid-Cap Energy Firms Lead in Dividend Cuts New York, NY — Dividend cuts over the 12-month period ending June 2016 rose 157%, led by energy companies, according to an analysis by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The amount in slashed.
10-Year Japanese Government Bond Yielding -0.09% New York, NY — With increased uncertainty around the world, it’s not really big news that some foreign government bonds are yielding negative. However, several analysts recently pointed out how yields on Japanese government.
10% Increase in Quarterly Distribution New York, NY — Commodity prices have been facing strong headwinds, so it’s not every day that you see a distribution hike from an oil and gas partnership. On Monday, August 8, Black Stone Minerals.
Container Leasing Company Posts Quarterly Loss New York, NY — Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:TGH) slashed its quarterly dividend after posting a second-quarter loss today due to a decline in lease rental income, the company said in a statement. The.
Inventory to Sales Ratio at 1.33 New York, NY — U.S. economic growth didn’t seem to go that well in the second quarter. But now, one indicator is saying that second-quarter GDP could be better than the first estimate. On.
Monetary Easing Speculations, Political Progress Fuel Rally New York, NY — Spanish government bonds rose today, taking the yield on the benchmark 10-year debt below one percent for the first time. The rally is fueled by the monetary easing expectations.
10-Year Treasury Note Now Yields 1.585% New York, NY — Yields on U.S. government bond yields stabilized, following a big rally on Friday. Just over a month ago, U.S. Treasuries were among the hottest assets on the market. As the.
Dividend Payout for Current Fiscal Year Jumps to $1.04 New York, NY — Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR), a business development company, announced today that its board has declared a special dividend of $0.20 per share. “The payment of this special.