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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Wed March 17, 2010

|Includes:Discover Financial Services (DFS), NSM, TIF, WLTW

 Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) reported a net loss -$0.22 per share compared with earnings from the same period last year of $0.25. analysts average $0.12.  DFS misses by $0.34.

 
The company reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2010 of $104 million, as compared to net income of $120 million for the first quarter of 2009.
 
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services.
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Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share on January 21, 2010 payable April 12, 2010 to stockholders of record on March 22, 2010. 
 
Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations.
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National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.08 per outstanding share of common stock.  This dividend will be paid on April 12, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 22, 2010.
 
National Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and sub-systems.
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Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH) Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s ordinary shares of $0.26 per share (an annual rate of $1.04 per share). It is intended that the dividend will be payable on April 16, 2010 to shareholders of record on March 31, 2010.
 
Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH) is a global insurance broker,
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Stocks: DFS, TIF, NSM-RETIRED, WLTW