Daily Dividend Report: EQR, TGT, AGNC, MAA, LPT, LII, LHO
Equity Residential (EQR) declared dividends on the company’s common and preferred shares. A common share dividend for the first quarter of $0.5525 per share will be paid on April 10, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 23, 2015. A quarterly dividend of $1.03625 per share will be paid on March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 20, 2015 of the company’s Series K Preferred Shares.
Grand jury indicts Robert Menendez on corruption charges
Authorities have spent more than two years looking into the senator’s dealings with a Florida ophthalmologist. New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on 14 federal corruption charges, including allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper gifts and campaign contributions in exchange for using his office to help a close friend and donor involved in a multi-million-dollar billing dispute with the federal government, among other official acts. The 68-page indictment against Menendez was handed down by a federal grand jury in Newark on Wednesday afternoon. ReadRead More
The Week Mike Pence’s 2016 Dreams Crumbled
With the black marble of the Indiana House of Representatives behind him, Gov. Mike Pence in January trumpeted a laundry list of accomplishments achieved in the first half of his first term: Two balanced budgets. A falling unemployment rate. More than 100,000 new jobs created. It seemed the predicate for a potential 2016 run. Basking in the glow of the moment, Pence dropped his customary aw-shucks Hoosier persona and let himself boast: “Tonight, there are 49 other governors across this country who wish they could be me!” Maybe then. NotRead More