investors are getting a raise. The fast-food titan recently announced an 8% increase to its quarterly dividend, bringing the annual payout to $5 per share. Given its long track record of annual raises and its improving operating trends over the past few years, the boost wasn’t much of a surprise.
The Federal Reserve added liquidity for a fourth straight day to a vital corner of the funding markets, helping further stabilize rates as investors remain concerned that fresh bouts of stress may be felt in the weeks ahead. The New York Fed injected another $75 billion Friday through an overnight
Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes, at namesake stores and Sam’s Club locations. The nation’s largest retailer is responding to growing health concerns around vaping, especially among young people. Walmart cited “growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes,” saying that its stores will stop
A Michigan artist who died after he contracted the rare Eastern equine encephalitis virus from a mosquito bite “went from perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days, a report said. Gregg McChesney, 64, of Kalamazoo County, died on August 19 “following a nine-day illness” after becoming infected, according to
cientists have discovered how a spike in carbon dioxide over 50 million years ago may have caused global temperatures to soar to their highest levels in 66 million years—something they have dubbed a “scary finding” in relation to climate change today. The climate model of the Early Eocene—which took place
Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically — but the true cause of that event has remained a mystery. In a new paper published on Wednesday in Science Advances, scientists show that the event’s onset coincided with
FOXBORO, Mass. — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback (for now) Jalen Ramsey believes he’s the best cornerback in the NFL. New York Jets head coach Adam Gase (probably) doesn’t agree with that assessment. Gase was asked Wednesday how to prepare for Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore before New York’s matchup with New England
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