Entries by Gary Kaltbaum

Chart Of The Day: Corporate Buybacks Have Surged Since 2009

Stock buybacks, which have helped power the 7-year-old bull market, are showing their first signs of retreat in at least three years. Share repurchases decreased 3.4 percent in the fourth quarter from the previous three-month period and are tracking at a 21-month low in March, according to respective data from S&P Dow Jones Indices and […]

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