A major market shift is forming as the economy begins to reopen: Value stocks are gaining popularity over growth names, including technology. But according to Oppenheimer Asset Management’s John Stoltzfus, that doesn’t mean the winners will automatically become losers. The market bull sees technology as a vital part of the economic fight to function amid
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Tuesday Morning at the Sunset Esplanade in Hillsboro, Oregon. M.O. Stevens | Wikipedia CC Home goods retailer Tuesday Morning filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday and plans to shut a third of its nearly 700 stores, saying the coronavirus pandemic has crippled its business.  The Dallas-based company joins a growing list of retailers that
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Construction workers build a Toll Brothers home in Boca Raton, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Virgin Galactic Holdings — The aerospace company’s stock fell 3% in extended trading after fellow space travel company SpaceX had to delay its historic astronaut launch with NASA because of bad weather.
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A House bill with bipartisan support would allow 2020 college graduates to postpone their student loan payments for three years without interest accruing.  Meanwhile, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, has introduced legislation in the Senate that would do the same.  “Students graduating from college this year are suddenly facing significant hurdles entering the workforce,” Romney said
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Global deaths due to Covid-19 surpassed 350,000 as U.S. deaths near 100,000 and states push forward with reopening plans. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that most of the state’s barbershops and hair salons can reopen with modifications. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the state is moving into phase two of its reopening plan, which will
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Cari Gundee rides her Peloton exercise bike at her home on April 06, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. More people are turning to Peloton due to shelter-in-place orders because of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Ezra Shaw | Getty Images The stay-at-home trade that thrived during the pandemic market turmoil is getting clobbered on Wednesday as investors rotated
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that he thought some stocks were rallying too far too quickly given the high level of unemployment in the United States as the economy tries to pull out of the coronavirus slowdown.  “It’s too ‘happy days are here again,'” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “It’s just not going
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For the second time in 12 years, the U.S. economy and financial markets are facing an unexpected crisis of uncertain proportions. While the 2008 financial crisis and the current coronavirus pandemic are very different in character, both have produced extraordinary volatility in financial markets. Both downturns have also presented major challenges for financial advisors as they
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The Italian national aerobatic team, the Frecce Tricolore, flies over the Piazza Duomo of Milan on May 25, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Restaurants, bars, cafes, hairdressers and other shops have reopened, subject to social distancing measures, after more than two months of a nationwide lockdown meant to curb the spread of Covid-19. Pietro D’Aprano Italians
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Whether unemployed or still working, many Americans are looking for extra funds during the coronavirus pandemic. About 14% of those with retirement savings have taken money from accounts such as 401(k)s and individual retirement accounts to meet that need. Another 13% of those with savings say they’re planning to make use of their retirement funds.
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Growing up, Elon Musk read plenty of books but was especially inspired by science fiction.  The genre motivated him to create “cleaner energy technology or [build] spaceships to extend the human species’s reach” in the future, according to the book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” by Ashlee Vance. With these goals in mind, Musk
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