Money & Markets modules for Wednesday, October 15

Money & Markets modules for Wednesday, October 15

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TODAY

Subscriber surge? Netflix is due to report its third-quarter earnings results today.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

JP Morgan returns to profit

JP Morgan Chase kicked off the quarterly earnings season for the financial sector by reporting that it returned to profitability in the third quarter.

CENTERPIECE

Dividends are up

Dividends keep climbing, even in some unfamiliar corners. Bigger profits for businesses means more can pay dividends to their shareholders, and 563 companies increased their dividends or paid one for the first time last quarter. That means the U.S. stock market is on pace to pay out a record amount this year, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.

STORY STOCKS

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Citigroup (C)

Armstrong World (AWI)

Domino's Pizza (DPZ)

JPMorgan Chase (JPM)

Gilead Sciences (GILD)

Cerus (CERS)

American Airlines (AAL)

FUND FOCUS

First Eagle Overseas A (SGOVX)

First Eagle Overseas has had its Morningstar analyst rating placed under review because its longest-tenured manager, Abhay Deshpande, has resigned.

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