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Is Walgreen Going Too Far With Its Higher Dividend?

Walgreen, the leading U.S. pharmacy chain, recently increased its quarterly dividend by 28.6%, the largest increase in the company's 110-year history, from 17.5 cents a share to 22.5 cents a share. But is it giving away cash it's really going to need for its expansion plans?

Nine Cheap, High-Quality Stocks for the Long Run

Some stocks may seem like bargains when they're really duds. Here's how you can find stable, defensive stocks that might provide market-beating returns. You can start with these nine high-quality stocks that should do well for buy-and-hold investors.

Four Pharmacy Stocks Getting a Boost From Reform

Health care reform will benefit millions of people, and many companies stand to gain as well. In particular, pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers will garner new business as they help cover all of these newly insured Americans. And their profits should rise accordingly.

Investors look for hopeful signs

Investors have had little reason to be hopeful during the past two years as the economic news seems to get more depressing by the day. But lately,...