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.
Blacks lured with “free stuff”
Jeb Bush told a South Carolina crowd Thursday that Democrats play to African-American voters by offering “free stuff,” a similar comment to a contentious one that Mitt Romney made in the days after his 2012 loss to President Barack Obama. Bush, analyzing Republicans’ chances with black voters, said that his party needs to make a better case to the traditionally Democratic voting bloc. “Our message is one of hope and aspiration. It isn’t one of division and ‘Get in line and we’ll take care of you with free stuff,’” BushRead More
“It’s a wonderful day” says Boehner
Embattled Speaker John Boehner, who rose from bartender’s son to the most powerful man in Congress, will resign at the end of October, ending a tumultuous five-year tenure atop the House of Representatives. Boehner, 65, planned to leave Congress at the end of 2014, one of his aides said Friday morning, but returned because of the unexpected defeat of Eric Cantor. In the coming weeks, Boehner expected conservatives to try to strip him of his speakership — a vote he felt he could win, but one he and his alliesRead More