Senator urges SEC to revisit rules and policies on stock buybacks

By Cydney Posner

Data compiled by S&P and Bloomberg shows that companies in the S&P 500 spent 95% of their earnings on repurchases and dividends in 2014, including spending $553 billion on stock buybacks in 2014. The number was $1 trillion for 2013 and 2014, the biggest two-year total ever (well, really since 1998, when they started reviewing the data for the study.)”…

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