Month: January 2020

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Fast-casual restaurant chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Sweetgreen have been stealing customers from full-service restaurant chains like Outback Steakhouse and IHOP. To fight back, some casual dining chains have been launching spinoff restaurants that copy that business model. Fast-casual restaurants are smaller in size, with less seating
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A year ago, Boeing posted record revenues topping $100 billion with hopes of delivering a chart-topping number of airplanes in 2019, including hundreds of 737 Max jetliners. The news isn’t going to be so rosy on its fourth-quarter earnings call this year. Those bestselling planes were grounded worldwide in March after the second of two
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Fluorescent shipping containers, billiard tables atop AstroTurf, and his signature “MATH” campaign signs plastered to the walls greeted Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Thursday night at a fundraiser in downtown San Francisco. Hundreds of supporters braved a torrential downpour and a line that wrapped around city blocks to see the entrepreneur and nonprofit executive,
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FAANG stocks displayed at the Nasdaq. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Morgan Stanley and Nomura analysts on Friday raised their price targets for Apple stock as the tech giant’s shares continue to surge. However, the latter cautioned that inflated iPhone 12 expectations “may make the music stop” and questioned market enthusiasm about a “5G supercycle.” In
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David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management, said Friday he still likes this bull market, which is the longest on record.  ”I love riding a horse that’s running,” Tepper told CNBC’s Joe Kernen in an exclusive email. ”We have been long and continue that way.” The current bull market started in March of 2009. Since then, the S&P 500
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In this arranged photo, a UnitedHealth Group health insurance card is seen in a wallet in this picture illustration October 14, 2019. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters UnitedHealth reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. health insurer managed to control medical costs and made gains with the unit that houses its pharmacy
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Aboard the world’s largest cruise ship, being a performer is not always smooth sailing. Sure, you get to travel the world, but performers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas are actually serious athletes. We went behind the scenes with the main character in the ship’s water show to see what the job is really
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer stressed why it’s important for American business to become more environmentally conscious. The “Mad Money” host sat down with the CEO and CFO of Microsoft to get a deeper look in to the software giant’s ambitious sustainability plan. Later in the show he got insight into CBD medicine sales with the head
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People line up outside the Social Security Administration office in San Francisco. Getty Images If you collect Social Security benefits, you’re probably already eagerly waiting to see what your cost-of-living adjustment will be next year. New, early estimates from The Senior Citizens League, a nonpartisan senior group, point to a possible 1.5% COLA increase for
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