Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell isn’t the only market player who may be guilty of a little capitulation. Millionaire investors began 2019 with major reservations about the stock market, but as the Federal Reserve‘s abrupt December about-face on interest rates takes hold as the new normal in monetary policy, the wealthy have decided that the
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Morgan Stanley posted profit and revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations on better-than-expected results in wealth management and fixed-income trading. The bank generated $2.4 billion in first-quarter profit, or $1.39 per share, according to a Wednesday release, compared with the $1.17 estimate of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Morgan Stanley’s revenues of $10.3 billion beat the $9.94
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PepsiCo on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts’ expectations. Shares of the company rose less than 1 percent in premarket trading following the announcement. Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv: Earnings per share: 97 cents, adjusted, vs. 92
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services‘ downbeat earnings call on Monday should put to rest any ideas that the economy is too strong and that the Federal Reserve should tighten interest rates again, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday. The trucking and transportation company’s stock sank nearly 5% after missing Wall Street’s expectations and blaming low volume on
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United Continental Holdings, the parent company of United Airlines, reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday that beat Wall Street profit expectations but fell shy of revenue estimates as the airline grapples with the prolonged grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets. Here’s what the company reported versus what analysts polled by Refinitiv expected: Adjusted earnings per share: $1.15
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IBM will release first-quarter earnings after market close on Tuesday. Here are the numbers to watch: Earnings: $2.22 per share as expected by analysts, excluding certain items, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $18.46 billion as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. The estimate implies that analysts expect IBM’s revenue to be down 3.2% from the year-ago
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Johnson & Johnson‘s mounting legal costs ate into its first-quarter profits, which dropped 14% as it fights thousands of lawsuits over its talc baby powder and shelled out almost $400 million to settle 25,000 cases over its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto. Still, the health company on Tuesday reported better-than-expected earnings, and its shares rose 2%.
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Major Saudi shopping mall developer Arabian Centres Company is launching an initial public offering that will be the kingdom’s biggest since 2014, when Saudi Arabia’s largest lender, National Commercial Bank, was listed. The IPO, which was approved by Saudi financial regulator, Capital Market Authority, is offering 95,000,000 shares on the Tadawul, the Saudi stock exchange.
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