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Stock Market Today: New Rules for Big Banks

Stock market news today, April 9, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points yesterday to finish at 16,256. The Nasdaq increased 33 points to finish at 4,112, while the S&P 500 added 6 points to end the day at 1,851.

Today, the FOMC will release minutes from its March meeting. Investors are seeking clues on when Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the central bank will exercise an increase in interest rates.

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Dividend Stocks That Raised Payouts in October 2013 – Money Morning

With so many factors triggering market uncertainty, like the timing of the Fed taper and a lackluster earnings season, investors continue to love their dividend stocks – especially with so many raising payouts in October.

It’s an interesting time for dividend seekers. According to Fidelity Investments, corporate cash balances sit at some $1.8 trillion – the highest in history. Yet, payout ratios are still at 50-year lows. That suggests there’s plenty of room for dividends to rise.