The Fed has just announced they will limit the return of capital to shareholders by restricting dividendA cash payment to investors who own stock in the company. payouts and stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. buybacks. EquityThe amount of money that would be returned to shareholders if a company’s assets were sold off and all its debt repaid. Research Analyst Kate Austin explains more in our latest Today’s Market Takeaways.