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Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway this week again added to his already-enormous stake in Bank of America at a time when the coronavirus pandemic dampens the economic outlook and interest rates hold near record lows. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed Buffett’s
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During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet that suggested delaying the November election could cause problems for equity investors.  “It sows chaos, and chaos is bad for the stock market,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  Dow futures extended their fall slightly in the wake of Trump’s tweet. They then made
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A smart phone with the icons for the J.P. Morgan apps. Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase is ditching plastic for some of its credit cards.  The Wall Street giant’s commercial cards team is partnering with Bay Area start-up Marqeta to launch digital-only credit cards. The new function will allow JPMorgan corporate cards
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer urged investors Monday to remain cautious about the length of time it takes to develop a successful coronavirus vaccine, saying that Massachusetts-based biotech firm Moderna may be painting too rosy of a picture.  “It’s not a simple case. You don’t just say, ‘Hey, look at this. These people didn’t get Covid over a couple weeks.’
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday praised Tesla CEO Elon Musk for building a company that promises to be much more than just electric vehicles. “This man is selling technology, and he’s talking about fully assisted and then he’s talking about driverless. He’s thinking so much bigger,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”He’s a big thinker.
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Billionaire Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday the stock market’s rally from its late March coronavirus-driven low reminds him of the 1990s dot-com bubble. “In some respects it’s different because of the Fed and the liquidity they’ve introduced and the inflation for financial assets that comes with that. But on a bigger picture, it’s so
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday the stock market could go higher if more people in the U.S. wore face masks to limit the spread of the coronavirus.  The current strength in equities is concentrated in technology-related stocks and not sectors tied to state economic reopening plans, Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  “Let’s give the
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Company: Pearson PLC (PSO) Business: Pearson delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The company operates through three segments, which include North America, core and growth. The company’s North America segment includes assessments and services businesses in the United States and Canada. The
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Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, speaking at the WEF at Davos, January 21, 2020 CNBC Bank of America is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Thursday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: 27 cents a share, a 64% drop from a year earlier, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $22 billion, a 5.3%
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David Solomon, CEO, Goldman Sachs, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020. Adam Galacia | CNBC Goldman Sachs is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before the opening bell Wednesday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $3.78 per share, a 35% decline from a year earlier, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $9.75
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