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Wall Street is scrambling to figure out what the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller‘s long-awaited investigation measn for the stock market. While many investment and equity strategists told CNBC that Attorney General William Barr’s letter about Mueller’s report relieves a persistent concern, few had expected a disastrous outcome for President Donald Trump. “No one
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One way to accomplish this is with a donor-advised fund, which lets you make a charitable contribution and receive an immediate tax break for the full donation, and then recommend grants from the fund to your favorite charities over time. For example, instead of giving $5,000 to charity annually, accelerate the gift by giving $10,000
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo told CNBC Thursday that the health chain is unlocking growth opportunities despite the stock’s downward trend since officially merging with Aetna in November. The company has made “tactical execution” changes to its long-term care business that has faced “intense financial pressure,” he said. The skilled nursing unit came from CVS’
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Millenials make up 25 percent of Norwegian Cruise Line‘s bookings and the company is putting more accommodations on board its ships to attract the fastest-growing customer base, CEO Frank Del Rio told CNBC Tuesday. “We are now building ships with the understanding that Instagram is something to deal with,” he said in an interview with
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Shares of British Columbia-based Tilray jumped after the bell Monday after it reported that its cannabis sales more than doubled over the last year. The company said fourth-quarter revenues of $15.5 million buoyed 2018 sales to $43.1 million, up 110 percent compared to last year. The surge was driven by bulk sales, the first months
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J.P. Morgan Chase is expanding a previous program designed to boost job prospects for people at risk of being shut out of the economy. The bank’s new five year plan, announced Monday, includes $200 million to develop training programs for in-demand digital and technical roles, $125 million to boost collaboration between employers and the educational
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Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan is warning investors they could get scorched by one of 2019’s most popular groups. Achuthan believes the semiconductor rally is showing signs of breaking down, and he’s blaming shipment demand. “Collapse comes to mind when you look at global demand for semiconductor chips,” he said Friday on CNBC’s “Trading Nation.” Achuthan,
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“It’s an emerging technology in the very, very early stages of commercialization,” said Dean Frankel, Solid Power’s head of business development. “It just takes time from a scale-up standpoint.” While some start-ups work toward perfecting and scaling up the solid-state battery, others like Sila Nanotechnologies hope to take advantage of current lithium-ion manufacturing processes to
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Activision Blizzard and Spotify were among the stocks Wall Street analysts recommended to clients as undervalued this week. CNBC combed through company research to find analysts discussing buying opportunities for stocks. Other names cited as possible values include: Newell Brands, Dollar General, Marvell, and Anthem Activision “is down nearly 50% in the past six months
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