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1:43 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year — and has a high number of openings This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openingsThis analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings.
6:13 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
As Brexit looms closer, approximately 80,000 Irish passports were issued to UK residents so far in 2019 Holders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member unionHolders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member union.
5:45 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Here’s how Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax could hit the fortunes of Bezos, Gates and Buffett Democratic White House contender’s plan would help fund student-loan forgiveness Some of the richest businesspeople in the U.S. could be much less rich today if Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax had been in place.
8:23 p.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Global growth may soar and investors aren’t ready, says Morgan Stanley Critical information for the U.S. trading dayAndrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, who says the global economy may be about to surprise the world and investors are not ready for it.
11:10 a.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
As Trump officials plan to ‘clear flavored e-cigarettes from the market,’ Juul signals some support for the move Shares in tobacco giant Altria, which owns 35% of vaping company Juul, lose ground after announcement but then recoverThe Trump administration announces a crackdown on electronic cigarettes in an effort to combat the youth vaping epidemic, with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar tweeting that the goal was to “clear flavored e-cigarettes from the market.”
1:22 p.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Hasan Minhaj tells Congress that student loan debt is ‘a paywall to the middle class’ The Netflix ‘Patriot Act’ host has been vocal about the $1.6 trillion debt crisisThe Netflix “Patriot Act” host has been vocal about the $1.6 trillion debt crisis.
9:06 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Jeff Reeves
5 ways for investors to make money off millennials Jeff Reeves points to the critical group’s preferences and how to invest accordinglyJeff Reeves points to the critical group’s preferences and how to invest accordingly.
4:38 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Demand for climate-proofed portfolios was a key proxy-season theme this year 2019 sees record levels of shareholder and mutual-fund support for environmental concerns — and increased action to head off proxy votes Shareholder support for climate-related resolutions climbed to an all-time high of 30% in the latest proxy round.
1:38 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Home-health aides are among the lowest-paid jobs in every U.S. state — yet also one of the fastest growing This profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family membersThis profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family members.
1:16 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
This low-volatility dividend-stock strategy can give you peace of mind A stable yield and price stability might ease your fear of a recession and economic threatsA stable yield and price stability might ease your fear of a recession and economic threats.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Cody Willard
Recession fears are overblown, making stocks attractive Don’t panic. If the trade war ends, equities will be repriced higherDon’t panic. If the trade war ends, equities will be repriced higher.
2:44 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019 - By Wallace Witkowski
Software companies are spending billions on acquisitions, but how long will it last? Companies like Salesforce and Google are rounding out their offerings, but fourth quarter could be key for continuing momentumA recent surge in software company acquisitions may keep going for another few months while the cash is still out there but a rocky fourth quarter might take some of the momentum out of large-tech companies filling the holes in their platforms.
4:57 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 job in America with the ‘best career opportunities’ pays $112,000 a year — and it’s not in tech Here’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancementHere’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancement.
6:16 a.m. Sept. 1, 2019 - By Therese Poletti
The Anthony Levandowski criminal charges will not be easy to prove Former Google engineer definitely took files at heart of beef with Uber, but government will have to prove far more to win a convictionThe trade-secret theft case that initially captured Silicon Valley’s attention back in 2017 returned as a major criminal action Tuesday, but with much tougher legal standards for the government.
5:26 a.m. Aug. 30, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Why Uber and Lyft will ‘fail miserably’ at autonomous driving Critical information for the U.S. trading dayYeah, yeah, autonomous driving is an interesting lab experiment for Uber Technologies and Lyft to be involved in. But it will be “impossible” for them to scale to production.
3:08 a.m. Aug. 30, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Here are 2019’s biggest stock market winners and losers in the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq The best performers include Chipotle, AMD, Apple and Visa. The losers comprise Macy’s and Kraft HeinzThe best performers include Chipotle, AMD, Apple and Visa. The losers comprise Macy’s and Kraft Heinz.
8:13 a.m. Aug. 29, 2019 - By Kimberly Jin
Ransomware threatens to take more businesses and governments ‘hostage’ FBI steps up fight against seizure of sensitive computer data Virtually unheard of five years ago, “ransomware” attacks have emerged as a serious and growing risk to governments and businesses operating in the digital age. Here’s how to protect against sensitive data and records being held hostage.
3:59 p.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Ex-Google engineer charged with stealing self-driving secrets and selling them to Uber Anthony Levandowski has been charged with 33 counts of trade secrets theft and faces up to 10 years in prisonAnthony Levandowski has been charged with 33 counts of trade secrets theft and faces up to 10 years in prison.
9:45 a.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Brace yourself: 10 steps to take now to prepare for the next recession Tougher times may be coming. Better be readyTougher times may be coming. Better be ready.
1:05 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade China’s announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a responsePresident Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.
7:58 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and global leaders The meeting comes at a time when Trump’s comments and decision-making have seemed increasingly erraticUnder the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone, with low expectations that the leaders of the richest democracies can make substantive progress on an array of issues at their summit in France.
7:01 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By James Wellemeyer
This 29-year-old just boosted her salary by $22,000 — here’s how she did it Jordan Bradford increased her pay, but in a way that can also be a red flag to employersJordan Bradford increased her pay, but in a way that can also be a red flag to employers.
9:53 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Jon Swartz
HP Inc. names head of printer division as new CEO Shares fall despite quarterly boost in PC shipmentsLong-time HP veteran Enrique Lores, who runs the $20 billion printer business, is succeeding Dion Weisler effective Nov. 1. Weisler, who was named CEO in late 2014 after the computing behemoth was split into two companies, is leaving for a “family health matter.”
9:33 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Jon Swartz
HP stock falls on analyst downgrade following CEO departure, weak outlookHP announced a trifecta of jolting news during its third-quarter earnings statement Thursday: It named a new CEO, reported a significant slide in printer supply sales, and offered tepid guidance for its current quarter amid economic uncertainty.
6:14 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors are so bearish, it’s almost time to start buying stocks again, says Bank of America Critical information for the U.S. trading dayHappy Jackson Hole-Friday. Our call of the day comes from the Bank of America folks, whose Friday “Flow Show” zeroes in on a contrarian signal telling investors to get ready to love stocks again.
11:08 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump to press Macron over France's digital services tax at G7, official saysPresident Donald Trump will raise the issue of France's tax on U.S. tech giants including Amazon and Google when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron during a G7 meeting this weekend, a senior administration official said Thursday. In July, the French Senate approved a 3% tax that will apply to revenue from digital services earned in France by companies with revenue above certain thresholds. Trump for the tax, and suggested the U.S. could slap tariffs on French wine. The G7 meetings will be held in Biarritz, France Saturday through Monday.
5:31 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These 4 big blue chip stocks are cheap for a reason, cautions money manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day looks at four big U.S. companies that have stumbled after a solid ride between 2016 and 2018. The Felder Report’s Jesse Felder says they need to get a lot cheaper.
10:42 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
5 ‘broken things’ in this market that you should be more worried about than the yield curve, according to strategistInvestors were freaked out about what the inversion of the yield curve — the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note briefly traded below the yield on the 2-year note — means for the economy. But Vincent Deluard, global macro strategist at INTL FCStone, says there are much more important factors at play.
5:37 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors aren’t paying enough attention to this big risk lying in wait for stocks, says John Hancock strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Matthew Miskin, co-chief investment strategist at John Hancock Investment Management, says he has spotted a big blind spot for U.S. investors.
11:56 a.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - By Associated Press
Uber to create 3,000 new jobs with Dallas hub Texas officials granted Uber a $24 million incentive package to bring the hub to TexasTexas officials granted Uber a $24 million incentive package to bring the hub to Texas.
5:45 a.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
A ‘massive make-or-break moment’ has arrived for the S&P 500 Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says the summer swoon is over and the S&P 500 is ready to revisit all-time highs reached before August’s wild trading days.
12:58 p.m. Aug. 19, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump bashes Fed’s ‘lack of vision’ as White House reportedly mulls payroll tax cut President also blasts GoogleTrump on Monday criticizes Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell ahead of the central banker’s highly anticipated speech later this week.
3:46 a.m. Aug. 19, 2019 - By Francine McKenna
Uber customers paid more than $6 billion in cash last year, and accounting for it isn’t easy 13% of money paid for rides and deliveries came as cash in 2018, which Uber admits can be a risky businessUber says it’s a technology platform but the company accepts cash, a dangerous low-tech way to boost revenue in Brazil and some other foreign locations .
1:04 p.m. Aug. 17, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Predicting what happens next in stocks will get trickier this fall when markets navigate a roller coaster of big eventsBut rather than call it quits, investors may want to stay invested in stocks as the barrage of potentially market-moving events kick off, from China tariffs to Brexit to central bank meetings, which could yield more global interest rate cuts
7:36 a.m. Aug. 17, 2019 - By Michael Brush
Copy insiders and buy these stocks — because they see no recession looming Company insiders have been stepping up in a big way as the stock market has slumpedCompany insiders have been stepping up in a big way as the stock market has slumped.
6:03 a.m. Aug. 17, 2019 - By David Shepardson
U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs too The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers
5:34 a.m. Aug. 16, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Why this is the go-to asset when ‘monetary policy lunacy’ starts hitting markets, Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Otavio Costa, global macro analyst at hedge fund Crescat Capital advises buying gold ahead of “monetary policy lunacy.”
9:35 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Beth Kindig
Beaten-down Nvidia is diligently preparing to pounce on its rivals The chipmaker wants to dominate the artificial-intelligence economyThe chipmaker wants to dominate the artificial-intelligence economy.
6:40 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Amazon Prime Day boosts British retail sales in JulyAmazon’s annual discounting day led to a surprisingly strong gain for British retail sales in July.
5:47 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Forget the yield curve, here’s who will prevent the U.S. from entering a recession Critical information for the U.S. trading day Investors and markets need to stop obsessing about the inverted yield curve and its power to predict a recession, says our call of the day from economist Bernard Baumohl.
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