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Nike Kicks Up a Dividend: 11 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 22, 2013, 2:40 pm EDT – Nike and Valspar gave shareholders thanks by increasing dividends during the week along with 9 other companies increasing dividends More 

ADP Delivers Again: 10 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 15, 2013, 2:29 pm EDT – ADP raises its dividend for a 39th consecutive year, and is just one of 10 companies raising dividends for the week of November 11. More 

Rethinking the 4% ‘Golden Rule’

Nov. 11, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – The rule of using 4% of your savings in every year of retirement is under scrutiny. But how can you know how much to withdraw from retirement savings? More 

Whole Foods Gets Tastier: 23 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 8, 2013, 3:10 pm EDT – Whole Foods and Halliburton lead a mammoth list of companies increasing dividends. More 

BP Pumps it Up: 18 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nov. 1, 2013, 3:02 pm EDT – Another big week for dividend increases, as 18 companies, including oil giant BP, raised dividends More 

Visa Offers More Cash Back: 19 Companies Increasing Dividends

Oct. 25, 2013, 3:28 pm EDT – Visa and Honeywell led a long list of 19 companies increasing dividends this week. More 

Can 3-D Printing Save Hewlett-Packard?

Oct. 24, 2013, 12:26 pm EDT – Hewlett-Packard announced it plans to offer a 3-D printer lineup by 2014. It's a growing market with high revenue potential, something HPQ needs desperately. More 

YHOO – Yahoo Hiring Pogue is Another Notch in Mayer’s Belt

Oct. 22, 2013, 9:55 am EDT – Yahoo hired NYT tech columnist David Pogue to spearhead consumer-tech coverage, another bold stroke by CEO Marissa Mayer More 

3 Retail Stocks With Surprising Revivals

Oct. 22, 2013, 9:45 am EDT – Retail stocks RadioShack (RSH), Sears (SHLD) and Staples (SPLS) have been revived during the year ... but it's questionable just what investors see in them. More 

Goldman Sachs Opens the Vault: 18 Companies Increasing Dividends

Oct. 18, 2013, 1:58 pm EDT – Abbott Laboratories (ABT) and Goldman Sachs (GS) led a big week of dividend increases that saw 18 companies pledge to toss more coin at investors. More