In an uncertain investing environment, CNBC’s Jim Cramer likes to highlight “the best of the best” of the “slowdown plays,” or stocks that do well in a weaker economy. So, on Tuesday, the “Mad Money” host profiled the turnaround at Bausch Health Companies, the drugmaker formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Under the leadership of Chairman
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Blue Apron shares dropped as much as 5 percent during the extended session Tuesday after the meal-kit service announced it would take strategic actions to improve its profitability, including a 4 percent reduction of its workforce. Tilray shares dropped over 5 percent after hours when the
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Given that Medicare can seem like a confusing web of options, it’s no wonder that many consumers rely on licensed professionals for help. If you’re among those who turn to an agent or broker, it’s worthwhile making sure the person has evaluated all of your 2019 options during Medicare’s open enrollment period, which ends Dec.
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Nvidia’s earnings report — specifically its forecast for the current quarter — is likely to disappoint Wall Street this week, said Susquehanna’s Christopher Rolland, but he’s upgrading the stock anyway. “To be clear, this is not a call on NVIDIA’s quarter … in fact, we think the odds are substantial that management’s guidance will miss
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China is committed to opening up its insurance sector just as it’s indicated, but it will be on its own time, said Mike Wells, Prudential Group CEO on Tuesday. “Beijing is saying they have a plan for greater opening, and I think like everything in China the time frame is misaligned with U.S. time frames,”
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Despite the warnings from the IMF, growth prospects for both oil exporters and oil importers in the MENAP region appear resilient, albeit dented slightly by the recent re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on major oil producer Iran. “Overall, despite a significantly weaker outlook for Iran given the re-imposition of sanctions, oil-exporting countries are projected to grow
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Screenshot | Microsoft live stream Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and SAP CEO Bill McDermott announce the Open Data Initiative at Microsoft’s 2018 Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. Legacy tech companies have been scooping up smaller cloud and software providers in massive deals throughout 2018. The consolidation comes as older enterprise tech
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Daniel Roland | AFP | Getty Images Bill McDermott, CEO of German software giant SAP, addresses the media during the company’s annual financial statement at it’s headquarters in Walldorf near Heidelberg, southern Germany, on January 24, 2017.  SAP is acquiring Qualtrics for $8 billion, snapping up the survey software company just before its planned IPO.
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