As investors weather more volatility after Tuesday’s799 point drop for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, financial experts have largely stuck to one refrain: Welcome to the new normal. Concerns over tariffs and what the Federal Reserve will do will likely keep market volatility elevated, according to J.J. Kinahan, chief market strategist and managing director at
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A key U.S. construction facilitator is hopeful that President Donald Trump will still make good on his campaign promise of putting more federal dollars towards U.S. infrastructure. Bill Sandbrook, the chairman, president and CEO of mass concrete and aggregates producer U.S. Concrete, told CNBC that the 2018 midterm elections gave him “optimism” that a major
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Lululemon on Thursday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, but its outlook for the fourth quarter was slightly weaker than expected. Shares of the company dropped nearly 5 percent in after-hours trading. Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
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A cryptocurrency asset manager is mimicking the playbook of one of the industry’s most notable critics: Warren Buffett. Morgan Creek Digital is recreating Buffett’s famous $1 million wager pitting the performance of the S&P 500 against a group of hedge funds. But unlike the famous value-investor, Morgan Creek is betting against the S&P and placing
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For sophisticated bond market investors, no three words invoke more fear and debate than “inverted yield curve.” Yet many individual investors don’t understand inversion and why a healthy fixed-income market is so critical to their financial well-being. With the near-800-point drop in the Dow on Tuesday being at least partially attributed to the sudden inversion
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U.S. stock futures opened lower Wednesday amid lingering anxiety about a possible economic slowdown and continued murkiness around trade relations with China. On Wednesday evening, futures initially indicated that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would open 400 points lower. Dow futures fell as much as 486 points at their lows. Markets have since recovered and,
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Stifel on Wednesday published a note saying it has lowered its rating for Facebook shares from “Buy” to “Hold,” saying political and regulatory blowback could restrict how the company operates in the long term. “Facebook’s management team has created too many adversaries — politicians/ regulators, tech leaders, consumers, and employees — to not experience long-term
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Security start-up Pindrop has raised $90 million from investors including Vitruvian Partners and Goldman Sachs. The seven-year-old firm, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to detect fraudulent phone calls, said Wednesday that it would use the latest funding to boost its European expansion plans. Vitruvian, a European private equity firm that has invested in the
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U.S. luxury home builder Toll Brothers said on Tuesday its quarterly profit rose 62.1 percent, as it sold more homes at higher prices. The company’s net income rose to $311 million, or $2.08 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Oct. 31, from $191.9 million, or $1.17 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 21.1
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Uber has been selling off its local businesses in big emerging markets like China and Southeast Asia. But the company’s India unit isn’t going anywhere. In an email obtained by CNBC, Uber’s India head Pradeep Parameswaran told company executives, including CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and CFO Nelson Chai, that Uber India reached an annualized bookings rate
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