Month: June 2019

Norma Butterfield, mother of Slack Technologies CEO Stewart Butterfield, rings a ceremonial bell along with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) President Stacey Cunningham during the Slack direct listing in New York, U.S. June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Casey Stengel once said, “Never make predictions, especially about the future.” If you’re looking to prove
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Peter Mazza, his wife, Megan, and their three children. Mazza, who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in April, has been unable to access the cancer deferment. Source: Peter Mazza Last September, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments. More than
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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, May 23, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters It’s no secret that machines are taking up a bigger and bigger share of investing, but the extent of their influence is approaching shocking proportions. It is as high as 80%, according to one major investing firm.
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Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO, Micron Technology Scott Mlyn | CNBC Shares of memory and storage company Micron rose more than 7% after-hours Tuesday after the company beat analysts’ expectations for its fiscal third quarter of its 2019 earnings. Here are the key numbers: Earnings: $1.05 per share, excluding certain items, vs. 79 cents per share as
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Investors should put their money in small- to mid-cap biotech stocks as rhetoric about changing the U.S. health-care system ramps up during the Democratic primary debate season, Jefferies analyst Michael Yee said Friday. “The big biotechs have to buy the big and small biotechs, and that’s where most [health-care] investors have been playing,” Yee said
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Democratic presidential candidates New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (L-R), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) take part in the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019 in Miami,
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Pedestrians walk past a Walgreens store in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations Thursday before market open. The drugstore chain reported adjusted earnings of $1.47 per share, beating analysts polled by Refinitiv’s expectations of $1.43 per share. Walgreens posted $34.59
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David Marcus, vice president of messaging products for Facebook Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview on the sidelines of the Wall Street Journal D.Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images David Marcus, the Facebook exec who helped hatch its Libra
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People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase at it’s headquarters in Manhattan, New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup — Shares surged more than 2% after the Federal Reserve said all major U.S.-based banks passed the central bank’s annual stress
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Aimstock | Getty Images A measure under consideration in Congress could have big implications for how you view your Social Security statements. The bill, called the Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of 2019, or BETTER Act, includes a provision that would reinstate mailed Social Security statements. Since 2012, the Social Security Administration
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The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there’s still “huge upside,” and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to a financial services regulator in the region. “Compared to a few years ago, now, we have a very vibrant marketplace,” said Richard Teng, chief executive
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