Here's why stocks have come out of the gate with gusto to kick off the fourth quarter.
Michael Pachter, Wedbush managing director of equity research, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss Activision Blizzard's new Overwatch 2, the Activision-Microsoft merger, mobile gaming, and Netflix's upcoming gaming studio in Finland.
Two major ones that have already declared their 2022 dividend raises are Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ). Microsoft, still one of the ubiquitous brands in the tech sector, has been a reliably steady quarterly dividend payer for nearly 20 years. Microsoft is Exhibit A in this respect: Over the years, it has successfully pivoted into a top cloud services provider, complementing its huge but not very dynamic PC operating-system business.