An employee passes the Google logo. Carsten Koall/Getty Images Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much these days, but their mutual distrust of big tech stocks poses an underappreciated threat to companies like Google and Facebook, according to Goldman Sachs. And while the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission already announced investigations into
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People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase at it’s headquarters in Manhattan, New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Federal prosecutors have asked for two civil cases against J.P. Morgan Chase be put on hold until they have finished a related criminal prosecution involving current and former precious metals traders at the nation’s largest
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October’s robust jobs report doesn’t reflect an economy that’s falling into recession, CNBC’s Jim Cramer says before giving a preview into what’s on his trading calendar for next week. The “Mad Money” host is bullish on the housing market and offers suggestions to play the homebuilder sector. Later in the show he takes aim at
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Chevron reported a 36% decline in third-quarter earnings as lower oil and natural gas prices offset an increase in production. Chevron earned $2.6 billion in the third quarter, down from $4 billion a year earlier. Both EPS and revenue missed the Street’s expectations. The stock was about 1% lower in early trading. Chevron said that
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American companies need to take a stronger stand against the demands of the Chinese government and protect their principles, not profit, short seller Carson Block told CNBC on Friday. “We need to stop letting the Chinese government push our companies and our people around,” the founder and CIO of Muddy Waters Research said on “Power
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MACON, Ga. — At 5:01 a.m. on Thursday October 24, Dr. Wayne Johnson, who was hired by the Trump administration to oversee the country’s $1.6 trillion in student loan debt and its 44 million borrowers, submitted his resignation letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Around an hour later, Johnson made an announcement that hurled him
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Rachel Robasciotti, CEO of Robasciotti & Philipson in San Francisco, attended the conference where Ken Fisher made his comments on Oct. 8. She spoke out against the remarks. Nathan Phillips Billionaire investor Ken Fisher has made headlines for lewd comments at an investment conference earlier this month. For many women in the financial services industry,
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Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is interviewed at the Silicon Slopes Tech Conference on January 19, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey | Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, is taking the lead on a new proposal aimed at fixing funding shortfalls for Social Security, Medicare and the nation’s
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Metal worker Andy Mattingly operates a siphoning crucible in the pot room at Century Aluminum Company in Hawesville, Kentucky, May 14, 2019. Bryan Woolston | Reuters An update on manufacturing activity Friday could provide a much more useful picture of the economy than the October employment report, which is expected to be unusually weak due
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Apple reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations on Wednesday, thanks to strong performance in services and its fast-growing wearables business. Although Apple’s iPhone’s business was down 9% year-over-year, the company signaled that it expected a big holiday quarter, and Apple stock rose over 1% in after-hours trading Here’s how the company did compared with
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