The much anticipated eighth season premiere of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday — and viewership was hotter than dragon fire. Coming back from its longest hiatus in series history, “Game of Thrones” earned its highest showing for a first-run telecast with an average of 17.4 million viewers, exceeding the previous series high of 16.9 million
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The two presentations couldn’t have been more jarringly different. Last month, Apple launched its hotly awaited new TV service, Apple TV+. Notable celebrities took the stage, including Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carrell. But the payoff was lacking. There were virtually no clips of actual show footage, leading to somewhat
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Citigroup is scheduled to report quarterly results later on Monday. Here’s what Wall Street is expecting from the banking giant: Earnings: $1.80 per share expected by Refinitiv Revenue: $18.634 billion forecast Fixed-income, currencies and commodities (FICC) trading revenue: $3.05 billion expected by StreetAccount Equities trading: $930 million Investment banking revenue: $1.2 billion forecast Net interest
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Goldman Sachs is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before the opening bell Monday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $4.89 a share, down 30% from a year ago, according to Refinitiv.Revenue: $8.9 billion, down 10% from a year earlier.Trading Revenue: Equities $1.81 billion; Fixed income $1.77 billion, according to FactSetInvesting Banking: $1.65 billion It’s only
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North Korea‘s cyber capabilities and financial networks pose a threat to Southeast Asia’s growing, yet vulnerable, cryptocurrency sector, according to British defense and security think tank Royal United Services Institute. North Korea has been heavily sanctioned for years by the United Nations, the United States and other countries over its nuclear and missile ambitions. The
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One big bank is not like the other. Financial giants J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo kicked off earnings season on Friday, both issuing better-than-expected results. But while J.P. Morgan’s stock soared nearly 5%, Wells Fargo’s stock slid, ending the day almost 3% lower. Wells Fargo’s weakness came largely from softer profit guidance from CFO John
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Crude can’t crank higher unless it stays above the key $60 level, says expert technician Louise Yamada. Tightening global supplies have proved bullish for the commodity this year, with U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude prices currently hovering near five-month highs. But the upward action has also been quite volatile, as economic and geopolitical factors have
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If you’re waiting until the absolute last moment to file your taxes, you’re not alone. In fact, 20% to 25% of Americans wait until the last 14 days before the deadline to prepare their returns. But procrastinating is more troublesome this year because it’s the first time taxpayers are filing under the Tax Cuts and
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During the IMF meetings in Washington this week, Finnish Central Bank Governor Olli Rehn told CNBC that how the economy evolves by June will be key in determining how “we proceed as regards to our monetary policy stance.” The European Central Bank releases updated macroeconomic projections every quarter. In March, the ECB slashed its growth
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Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio told CNBC on Friday the company is “one step closer to creating that great company” after shareholders greenlit a $74 billion takeover of Celgene. He expects that the deal for the cancer drugmaker will close in the third quarter. “When the two companies come together, we’ll have two growing businesses,”
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