Month: July 2019

Qualcomm Inc. CEO Steve Mollenkopf. Getty Images Qualcomm issued guidance for September quarter earnings and revenue significantly lower than analyst expectations on Wednesday. The stock dropped as much as 5% in after-hours trading. Here’s how the company did versus expectations: Earnings: $0.80 per share, excluding certain items, vs $0.75 expected according to analysts polled by
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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Traders now see a bigger chance of another rate cut by the Federal Reserve in September after it lowered interest rates for the first time since 2008 and hinted at further accommodation. The fed funds futures market now points to
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Leon Cooperman Scott Mlyn | CNBC During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, many of the Democratic candidates called for ending a favorite tax break of the rich. And now they have some unlikely allies: billionaire, conservative hedge-fund managers. In Wednesday’s Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed
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U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019. New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout via REUTERS. New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services | Handout | Reuters Jeffrey
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Ariel Skelley | DigitalVision | Getty Images The CFP Board of Standards, the group overseeing the Certified Financial Planner credential, will overhaul its practices, making it easier for investors to spot financial advisors with a questionable past. In a Tuesday afternoon phone call, the group announced it would establish an independent task force to review
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Apple now has $210.6 billion cash on hand, according to the company’s fiscal third-quarter earnings report released on Tuesday. That’s a 6.6% decline from its fiscal second quarter of 2019, when it reported a cash pile of $225.4 billion. It’s down 13.6% from the year-ago quarter. Apple continues to host one of the largest cash
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Retiring as a millionaire may seem like a fantasy rather than a practical financial goal, yet it’s possible with savvy monthly saving. Reaching that milestone, however, takes determination, especially if you don’t start until later in life. Luckily, personal finance site NerdWallet crunched the numbers, broken down by age group, to demonstrate how much you’ll
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Illini Union building on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus Source: UI Public Affairs First there was the college admissions scandal earlier this year, which revealed the elaborate lengths wealthy parents will go to get their children into elite schools, including faking a learning disability and forking over $1.2 million. Now another trend shows
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