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Shares of NXP Semiconductors rose in extended trading Friday amid conflicting reports about whether Chinese regulators have approved Qualcomm‘s proposal to acquire the smaller chipmaker. NXP shares spiked more than 10 percent in after-hours trading Thursday following reports from South China Morning Post and Bloomberg, both citing sources, that China’s Ministry of Commerce approved the
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A casual observer may assume the greatest money managers have charmed investing careers filled with success after success. But that isn’t the case, Ritholtz Wealth Management director of research Michael Batnick explained in his new book “Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments,” released on Jun. 6. Batnick shared key lessons and money-losing
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Oracle is losing favor among technology buyers to leading cloud computing vendors, according to J.P. Morgan. The firm lowered its rating to neutral from overweight for Oracle shares, citing negative results in a spending survey of chief information officers. Oracle’s “specific metrics in our large-scale CIO survey have arced over into negative territory, which makes
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WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon, 10 months removed from the job of chief strategist to President Trump and five months after his ouster from the arch-conservative news site Breitbart News, is betting that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can disrupt banking the way Mr. Trump disrupted American politics. Mr. Bannon won’t reveal very much about his
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Bond market volatility is on the verge of a comeback, according to Sit Investment Associates’ Bryce Doty. On CNBC’s “Futures Now,” Doty predicted the 10-year Treasury yield won’t stay under 3 percent much longer. “It’s going to be kind of turbulent,” the senior portfolio manager said Tuesday. “I’m still expecting some more white-knuckle moments.” Doty
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Tesla is making significant progress in ramping up production of its Model 3 electric car, according to one Wall Street firm. KeyBanc Capital Markets significantly raised its second-quarter Model 3 delivery estimate to 30,000 from 20,000, citing its conversations with Tesla dealers. “Our checks with sales centers indicate Model 3 deliveries are tracking ~50% higher
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Cisco shares will thrive due to its pivot to a more recurring revenue business model, according to one top Wall Street firm. J.P. Morgan reiterated its overweight rating for Cisco’s stock, predicting the company’s recently announced mandatory subscription offering for networking switches will boost its profits. The firm has a “favorable outlook for Cisco’s positioning
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Emerging market stocks are sinking, and one portfolio manager is urging more caution. Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors, told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” that emerging markets could fall further. Here’s why. • One large emerging markets-tracking ETF, the EEM, has fallen 1.5 percent this year amid a gradually strengthening U.S. dollar and concerns
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Allianz Technology Trust (ATT) doesn’t hold heavy positions in many FAANG stocks, senior portfolio manager Walter Price told CNBC on Friday, partly because he prefers opportunities elsewhere, but also because he doesn’t see massive growth ahead. FAANG refers to a basket of high-technology growth stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google — that have
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Israeli investor Yossi Vardi has a knack for identifying top tech companies. Over his five-decade career, the 76-year-old has earned a multi-million-dollar fortune and the unofficial title of Israel’s hi-tech ‘godfather’ after investing in almost 90 IT companies, including the world’s first instant messaging platform, ICQ. So what is his winning formula? CNBC Make It
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Shares of Procter & Gamble rose Thursday after Trian Partners’ Nelson Peltz indicated his proposal for reorganizing the company was gaining traction. “It’s really under very serious consideration,” Peltz said of Trian’s white paper, which describes how P&G could improve its business with measures such as reorganizing the company into three autonomous units, developing local
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Trian Partners’ Nelson Peltz praised President Donald Trump on Thursday for his tough stance on trade. “The president is doing some really brave things,” Peltz said at The Deal conference in New York City, run by CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer. The Trump administration is pushing several countries on trade, including China, where it
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