Finding high dividend yielders with steady and growing payouts

There are times in bear markets when the better part of valor is to collect some income and get paid to wait things out. Dividend investing has paid off on a relative basis this year, outperforming the 17.3% slump in the S&P 500 on a total return basis, including reinvested dividends, through Friday. The iShares … Read more

Taco Bell is running out of Mexican Pizza less than two weeks after its return

Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza Source: Taco Bell Taco Bell is running out of its Mexican Pizza, less than two weeks after the chain brought back the menu item. The chain, owned by Yum Brands, said in a statement that it’s working with its restaurants and suppliers to get the item back on its menu permanently … Read more

Tim Hortons forecasts another year of Canadian same-store sales growth

Restaurant Brand International restaurants’ Tim Hortons and Popeyes. Randy Risling | Toronto Star | Getty Images Tim Hortons is anticipating Canadian same-store sales growth in the mid-to-high single digits in 2022 as the coffee chain’s turnaround takes hold in its home market. The Restaurant Brands International chain also said Tuesday during an investor presentation that … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures are lower after Monday’s intraday reversal Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on April 25, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Stock futures were slightly … Read more

Stock futures are lower after big market reversal to start May

US stock futures moved lower Monday night after the major averages staged a big reversal to start the month. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 59 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.2% and 0.3%, respectively. Earlier in the day, the major averages posted a wild up-and-down session with the Nasdaq … Read more

Chase Bank, EVgo to add EV charging stations at 50 US bank branches

EVgo Coming Soon sign Source: EVgo Chase is partnering with EVgo to pilot electric vehicle charging stations at select branches across the country, the company announced Thursday. The move is part of the bank’s push to promote sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint. The company said it’s aiming to have EV chargers installed at 50 … Read more

Bill Ackman is done with activist short-selling, will focus on quieter, long-term approach

Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Investor Bill Ackman said Tuesday that he will no longer take part in vocal activist short selling campaigns, a practice he engaged in that led to one of the most colorful battles in Wall Street history. “Despite our limited participation in … Read more

How to trade restaurant stocks as higher gas prices hit consumers, according to Piper Sandler

History shows that dine-in restaurants, like Olive Garden’s parent Darden, outperform when oil prices surge, the firm found.

Wendy’s breakfast menu could overtake Burger King, 2 years after launch

The Breakfast Baconator and Seasoned Potatoes are part of the breakfast menu at Wendy’s restaurants on March 2, 2020 in New York City. David Dee Delgado | Getty Images Two years ago, Wendy’s launched its breakfast menu nationwide, finally crossing the finish line for a goal it tried and failed at for nearly four decades. … Read more