Month: January 2020

Home concept,Businessmen holding home keys krisanapong detraphiphat Many people entering the traditional home-buying years already have debt – student loans, of course. And those loans can make landing in a new house trickier. “Although many Americans have student loans, mortgage companies will still evaluate these outstanding debts while making their decision to approve or deny
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Kobe Bryant, the investor, could have one day found more success than Kobe Bryant, the basketball player, billionaire entrepreneur and Philadelphia 76ers partner Michael Rubin told CNBC on Friday. “What made him successful on the court, that absolutely working harder than anybody else, is the same thing I saw from him in business,” said Rubin, executive chairman of
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a closed two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, September 18, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters In public, Federal Reserve officials repeatedly have said they don’t pay attention to President Donald Trump’s long-standing criticism of monetary policy. In private, though, it may be a
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Learn more at https://bigdeal.ft.com/ There was a time for bankers working in M&A where big was beautiful. But this all changed after the financial crisis, as the FT’s James Fontanella-Khan explains. Tougher regulations and more controls on pay packages prompted a wave of bankers to set up their own boutique firms, which today control over
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Elon Musk Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn’t have a lot of love for Wall Street – a fact he often mentions, including on Wednesday night’s earnings conference call. To begin with, Musk’s company hosts an nontraditional quarterly call with shareholders: After making a short statement about Tesla’s results,
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Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Katherine Taylor | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Amazon – The e-commerce giant’s stock surged more than 10% in extended trading after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter. Amazon reported earnings of $6.47 per share on revenue of $87.44 billion, while analysts
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Jeff Bezos Matthew Staver | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is set to report fourth-quarter earnings after Thursday’s closing bell. Here are the key numbers: Earnings per share: $4.03 per share, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv Revenue: $86.02 billion, per Refinitiv Amazon Web Services: $9.81 billion, according to FactSet Amazon is expected to see
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Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk attends an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters Investors betting against Elon Musk’s electric-auto maker Tesla collectively lost more than $1 billion-plus on Thursday as the company’s stock rocketed higher after its better-than-expected earnings report. Tesla popped 11.4%
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Passengers wear face masks to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus as they arrive on a flight from Asia at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on January 29, 2020. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images All times below are in Eastern time. 8:15 am: Cruise ship hold 6,000 passengers near Italy Costa Cruises
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It takes years and a series of trials to get to the NBA level of officiating. Zach Zarba is a 15-year NBA referee. Like many professional referees, he started by refereeing little kids and eventually moved up to the high school and college levels. Now he shares the court with the likes of LeBron James
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House managers can be critical to the smooth running of their employer’s life, home and staff. Emma Jacobs looks at how these domestic professionals support the wealthy. Credits Filmed by Steve Ager, Nicola Stansfield, Petros Gioumpasis. Additional material: Getty. Graphics and animations by Russell Birkett. Edited by Nick Swinglehurst and Seb Morton-Clark. Produced by Nalini
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A deadly spreading virus is now worrying some of the world’s biggest companies. The word “virus” or “coronavirus” was mentioned by 27 different S&P Composite 1500 companies on earnings calls this week, according to CNBC’s screening using FactSet. The Wuhan virus has infected more than 6,100 people in China, topping the number of cases from
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Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, tosses a newspaper as he tours the exhibition floor during the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is leaving the newspaper business and selling its operations to publisher Lee Enterprises for
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Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk gestures while introducing the newly unveiled all-electric battery-powered Tesla Cybertruck at Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California on November 21, 2019. FREDERIC J. BROWN | AFP | Getty Images Tesla bear Bank of America was forced to hike its forecast on the electric carmaker’s stock, after its massive rally
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