Buybacks

This Rally Has Been Buoyed by Buybacks

It's as simple as supply and demand. Many companies are using buybacks as a tactic to maintain or increase share prices, though historically it may not be the best move long-term. More 

FAQ: What Is Going to Happen This May?

With May just around the corner, there's some good news and bad news in store for investors. Still, the generally not-so-hot period is no reason to panic. More 

BP to Buy Back $8 Billion in Shares

BP says it will spend $8 billion to repurchase shares over the next 18 months to return profits from the sale of its stake in Russia's TNK to shareholders. More 

3 Stocks Ready for Share Buybacks

Here's a look at three underperforming stocks that could be tempted -- and have the means -- to increase their share buybacks. More 

Know the Difference Between Good and Bad Buybacks

Stock buybacks might sound like a good investment, but that's only true when the company isn't buying high, and when it's actually reducing shares. More 

GE’s Corporate Restructuring a Major Bullish Theme for 2013

Businesses like GE are transforming themselves for the next decade in ways that keep unemployment high, but will help to meet growth goals in a slow revenue growth environment. More 

A Nice Prop for Stocks in 2013: Buybacks

Like 'em or not, repurchases will at least keep a floor under stocks. And lots of big companies still have billions of dollars in authorizations laying fallow. More