Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman teared up on Monday as he discussed the political divide in the U.S. and his concerns about the American dream. “I care,” the hedge-fund manager answered on CNBC’s “Halftime Report,” tearing up after CNBC’s Scott Wapner asked why he has been so vocal about the 2020 election. Cooperman’s response came in
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s sweeping “Medicare for All” plan is too much of a political reach to actually be implemented on Capitol Hill, according to Jared Bernstein, who used to advise her Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden. “A good question for her is, given neither this nor the next Congress will enact your plan, don’t tell
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For many Americans, the open enrollment season, which covers both employer-based and federal health insurance, is underway. Rising health-care costs are a significant cause of stress, and yet, nearly three-quarters of working adults spend 45 minutes or less reviewing their benefits before enrolling, according to recent research by employee benefits provider Unum. At the very
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Facebook stock rose in after-hours trading after the company posted third-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts expectations. Here’s are the key numbers for the quarter ended Sept. 30: Earnings: $2.12 vs. $1.91 per share forecast by Refinitiv. Revenue: $17.65 billion vs. $17.37 billion forecast by Refinitiv. Daily active users: 1.62 billion vs. 1.61 billion forecast by
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MACON, Georgia — As the head of student loan debt at the U.S. Education Department, Wayne Johnson discovered some people had balances of more than $1.5 million. “I’ll never forget it,” Johnson, 67, said, during an interview with CNBC on Sunday night at a gated retirement community he owns here. “There were lots of folks
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Kevin Johnson, CEO, Starbucks Scott Mlyn | CNBC Starbucks will report earnings after the bell Wednesday. The coffee chain’s stock, valued at $100 billion, is up 29% so far this year. Here’s what analysts surveyed by Refinitiv are expecting: Earnings per share: 70 cents expected Revenue: $6.68 billion expected Global same-store sales: 3.95% Investors will be
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Rolls-Royce Cullinan Source: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Maserati have long histories of building high-end, exclusive cars for wealthy clients. All four, though, have introduced SUVs in recent years to help claim their share of the rapidly expanding market. It’s working. The Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus and Maserati Levante have all been triumphant
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