Month: August 2020

Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of stoking violent unrest in US cities in a speech that lambasted the “lawlessness” of rioters and looters as he sought to neuter the President’s law-and-order message in the final stretch of the election campaign. Mr Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate, delivered an address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday, in
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Are you living with your family and thinking about moving into your first apartment? Or maybe you did live independently, but you got hit by the economy and moved back in with your parents. If you’re considering moving out for the second time, you’re not alone. According to recent Census data, 24 million Millennials—or nearly
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Intelligent and intelligible office buildings getty Big buildings move slowly It is a truth universally acknowledged that artificial intelligence will change everything. In the next few decades, the world will become intelligible, and in many ways, intelligent. But insiders suggest that the world of big office real estate will get there more slowly – at
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Early campus closures due to any spike in COVID-19 cases during the school year could raise the University of Connecticut’s fiscal 2021 operating deficits to $116 million or higher from the current $74 million, the school president told state lawmakers. UConn and its health system are experiencing the biggest shortfalls in the university’s 130-year history,
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In my coverage of the Sprott Physical Gold and Silver Trust (CEF) back in May, I shared various supporting ideas that justified the fund as a buy. The central thesis was, as a bullion-backed fund, CEF would move up naturally purely because of a bull move in the precious metals. It has been just under
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Warren Buffett has placed a $6bn contrarian bet on Japan’s five biggest trading houses, the century-old commodity specialists that are increasingly transforming into global venture capital and private equity businesses. Mr Buffett’s move follows an unprecedented $132bn exodus of foreign investment from Japanese equities over the past 32 months on fading optimism about Prime Minister
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A master of business administration (MBA) degree is one of the most sought-after degrees for professionals looking to scale the corporate ladder, no matter whether they are in the business industry or a different one. While completing this degree, MBA candidates can make themselves even more employable by pursuing secondary degrees to complement an MBA.
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DraftKings CEO and Co-Founder Jason Robins speaks during the unveiling of DraftKings headquarters March 26, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Darren McCollester | Getty Images Stocks are once again at record high levels — with the S&P 500 now up over 21% on a one-year basis. That’s following Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s more-relaxed inflation targeting strategy,
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Coca-Cola (KO) – The beverage giant announced a reorganization which will see the current 17-unit business structure changed to nine business units. The realignment will result in an undetermined number of both involuntary and voluntary job cuts, with Coca-Cola planning to offer voluntary
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valentinrussanov | E+ | Getty Images  If the economic havoc from the coronavirus persists, distressed homeowners could find themselves facing a terrifying prospect next year: Foreclosure. The CARES Act, the pandemic relief act that became a law this spring, sought to keep millions of Americans in their homes. In particular, it gave borrowers with federally
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Experts asked many questions about the Federal Reserve’s new framework, which averages inflation and will not change monetary policy based on expected inflation, especially why they haven’t been able to hit the benchmark consistently since its January 2012 introduction. “Since the Fed established 2% as its inflation target in January 2012, inflation has been nearly
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Healthcare is now the best-performing sector of 2018. We highlight two top-ranked ETFs suitable for long-term investors. SPDR S&P 500 ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPY/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XLV/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Vanguard Health Care ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VHT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Pfizer: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/PFE?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Johnson & Johnson: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/JNJ?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID United Health: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/UNH?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us
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China’s inclusion of new technologies on an export restrictions list could hamper TikTok’s sale in the US, according to state media reports, in the latest ratcheting up of trade tensions between the two countries. China’s Ministry of Commerce revealed late on Friday the government had added items including those related to computing and artificial intelligence
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Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) reports second quarter 2020 earnings after Tuesday’s closing bell, with analysts looking for a profit of $0.67 per share on $4.90 billion in revenue. The stock sold off 8% after beating top- and bottom-line estimates by small margins in May but recovered in June and broke out to an all-time high in
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US stocks are poised for the best August since 1986, after the sharp technology-dominated rally since March sent blue chips to a record high. The S&P 500 index is up 6.8 per cent for the month and if the gains hold until trading closes on Monday, that would mark the best August since the index’s
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As you can see in the following chart, the Invesco DB Energy ETF (DBE) has continued trading higher on the back of strength in the energy commodities. It is my belief that this trend of recovery in DBE is going to continue. I believe that DBE is supported from both an instrument methodology perspective as
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When they need cash, many homeowners believe that selling their house is the easiest and most convenient way to get an influx. Even homeowners in possession of other types of assets may find this strategy appealing because they may want to avoid selling taxable holdings that will generate capital gains or withdrawal penalties on early
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