Share buybacks

The Real Impact of JPMorgan Chase Halting Its Share Buybacks

As a result of the bank's recent $2 billion trading loss, JPMorgan Chase announced it would suspend its $15 billion share-buyback program. Here's a primer on the damaging trades, what the buyback program was about, and what its cancellation means for investors.

What's Really Wrong With Letting Banks Pay Big Dividends

The Federal Reserve is finally admitting that not all the big banks are healthy: Bank of America won't get to pay increased dividends. But none of those financial giants should be allowed to, and a logical look at the reasons they say they want to dole out the cash makes it totally clear why.

Limited Brands to Pay Special Dividend of $3 a Share

Limited Brands (LTD), owner of retail chains including Victoria%u2019s Secret and Bath & Body Works, will pay out a special dividend of $3 a share. The company also plans to buy back $200 million of its shares, Limited Brands said in a statement.