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The Sanders-Schumer Buyback Test Would Prevent Almost All Companies From Repurchasing Stock

Only a few companies, including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America, stand out for likely being able to meet all the potential criteria today......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders-Schumer buyback test would block almost all company stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders, Schumer buyback test would block almost all company stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: The Sanders, Schumer buyback test would prevent almost all companies from stock repurchases

The criteria that Sens. Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer want for companies to conduct stock buybacks may prevent most companies from doing any repurchases at all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Stock buyback binge will accelerate in 2019, despite Schumer, Sanders attack

U.S. companies bought back a record $1 trillion in stock last year. This year will be even bigger......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

The economy has real problems. Stopping stock buybacks wouldn’t fix them.

Companies have bought back a record $1.1 trillion of their own stock in the past year, even as some have been cutting jobs. Sens. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) want to make it harder for them to do that......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 15th, 2019

Marco Rubio The Latest Politician To Target Stock Buybacks

It’s rare to find bipartisan agreement in Washington, D.C., but GOP Sen. Marco Rubio has joined Democrats Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer in calling for legislation to discourage companies from investing so heavily in share buybacks. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to Limit Stock Buybacks. Here Are 5 Stocks That Could Get Hurt.

Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer suggest that companies must meet standards on wages and benefits before being allowed to buy back stock......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 6th, 2019

Bernie Sanders targets Walmart over $15 minimum wage

In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Bernie Sanders targets Walmart over $15 minimum wage

In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Sanders bill would prevent stock buybacks unless companies pay $15/hr, CNBC says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 15th, 2018

Market Extra: Why the buyback frenzy may be bad for U.S. stock investors

The U.S. stock market is near record levels, and U.S. companies have been spending a record amount repurchasing their own stock. Yet investors should be cautious about connecting the two......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

Most Americans Don’t Give a $h#@ About the Stock Market

Why Stock Buybacks Do So Little for Americans Instead of restricting share repurchases, expand the pool of people with a stake in markets. Bloomberg, February 07, 2019       Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders recently inveighe.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureFeb 15th, 2019

Sanders and Schumer Declare War on Stock Buybacks, Pt. 2

Their weapon of choice is completely ineffectualRelated Stocks: GS,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 8th, 2019

Bernie Sanders is feuding with former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein about a new plan to limit companies from buying back their own stock

Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein got tangled up in a Twitter fight on Tuesday over a recent op-ed from the Vermont lawmaker......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

Sanders and Schumer Declare War on Stock Buybacks, Pt. 1

The powerful senators promise troubling legislation.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 5th, 2019

Capitol Report: Bernie Sanders takes shot at former Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein over ‘making the very rich even richer’

Senator Bernie Sanders and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer co-wrote a piece this week about their plans to introduce a bill limiting corporate stock buybacks. Now Bernie Sanders and Lloyd Blankfein are taking it to Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

A couple of U.S. senators want to restrict corporate share buybacks. Here"s how much Greater Baltimore"s companies spend.

Companies would not be allowed to buy back their own shares unless they pay employees $15 per hour, provide paid sick leave, and offer pensions and better health benefits under a plan proposed by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Sanders, Schumer Submit Bill To Limit Stock Buybacks In Scathing NYT Op-Ed

In the latest indication of how the Democratic Party's formerly centrist, corporation-friendly establishment is tacking to the left, presumably to capitalize on the enthusiasm generated by "Democratic Socialists" like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Oca.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 4th, 2019

Congress to Drug Makers: Why Stock Buybacks Over Lowered Drug Prices?

House Democrats say big pharmaceutical companies channeled tax savings to repurchasing shares instead of making some medicines more affordable......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 7th, 2018

Lithium Producer Livent Sets IPO"s Price Range

Livent has given a price range for its shares in its coming IPO, a stock sale that will test investor appetite for companies that produce lithium—an important commodity used in electric-vehicle batteries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 1st, 2018