US equity dividend growth under pressure

Cash payouts threatened by lacklustre earnings

United Airlines climbs amid carrier rebound

US stocks poised for best week since December 2014


Fed rate mystery keeps dollar fears alive

A stronger greenback has the potential to batter EMs

Newly listed Pure Storage under pressure

Shares fall despite bullish rating from broker

Biotech woes might signal shift to value

Perhaps investors have been paying too much for growth stocks

High profit margin companies a good bet

But pessimism about US earnings season abounds


Dollar strength only part of earnings hit

Impact across S&P 500 depends on how much companies sell abroad

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: lululemon athletica opens its first European store in Covent Garden on March 28, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Lululemon Athletica)

Retail upgrade bolsters Lululemon shares

Biotech stocks recover some ground after sharp losses this week

BlackRock seeks share trading rules shift

Fund manager calls for further automation of opening procedures

DuPont boosted as chief bows out

Chemical company under pressure from activist investor

Vix index reflects confidence in stocks

‘Fear gauge’ falls below 20 for first time since August volatility

Viacom shares shrug off Goldman downgrade

Broad market rallies, led by energy, materials and industrials

Activist Nelson Peltz takes stake in GE

The $2.5bn holding will enable investor to seek better returns

Stock pickers fail to shine in downturn

Are hedge fund fees justified for failing to beat market?

Company share listings set to accelerate

Growing pipeline of initial public offerings despite elevated equity volatility

Slower revenue fall boosts Macau casinos

Possible government aid for the region’s economy also helps

Old engine of Wall Street is sputtering

Volcker rule still causing a lot of grief within banks

Stocks volatile as quarter gets under way

Weak manufacturing figures unsettle mood

EOG Resources climbs on energy comeback

Big gainers are companies betting on America’s shale oil boom

Bit late to start playing defence

Danger is those seeking safer stocks will have paid over the odds