Month: February 2020

Federal Reserve officials see the coronavirus as a significant threat to growth, but the extent of that is not known yet, Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said Tuesday. Stocks have sold off aggressively on fear that the COVID-9 virus will slow the Chinese economy, which could have ripple effects across the global supply chain. Markets widely
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A Home Depot store in Miami, Florida. Getty Images Home Depot is set to report earnings for the fourth quarter before the bell Tuesday and update investors on whether its significant investments in the company are paying off. Here’s what analysts expect, based on Refinitiv data: Earnings per share: $2.10, adjusted Revenue: $25.76 billion Same-store
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The green paste you’ve been eating with your sushi isn’t really wasabi. If you check the ingredients on the packet, you might see a mixture of sweetener, horseradish and perhaps a small percentage of the real thing. Real wasabi is hard to come across and it can cost $250 per kilo. So what actually is
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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Private equity firms have come of age since their corporate raider days and are increasingly vying for retail investors’ cash. But what do they do? And what risks do investors face? John Authers, senior investment columnist, explains. ► FT Markets: http://bit.ly/1J5HNd3 ► FT Business: http://bit.ly/1KUK08s ►
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Investors must take precaution about the stocks they want to put their money in because the coronavirus outbreak is disrupting supply chains of many companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned on Monday. American businesses are “far too dependent” on manufacturing products in China, he said. The comments came after the three major U.S. stock indexes plunged
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Historic England is the country’s official list keeper of the most historically and architecturally significant places in England — places such as monuments, shipwrecks and battlefields. And pubs. Earlier this month, the heritage organization updated 11 English pub listings to reflect their cultural heritage and national importance, with one receiving a coveted Grade I designation.
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Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft Unity reaches space for the first time. Source: Virgin Galactic Shares of Virgin Galactic plunged alongside the rest of the U.S. stock market in early trading Monday, as the speculative stock initially appeared susceptible to the broad sell-off that came amid increased coronavirus concerns. But then, heading into the last couple hours
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Warren Buffett David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett was live on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” for three hours on February 24, 2020. Berkshire Hathaway’s chief and Becky Quick covered many topics, including his thoughts on Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg, sub-zero interest rates, Bank of America vs. Wells Fargo, cryptocurrencies, and his
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Much of the film Interstellar is centered around the existence of a wormhole and black hole, which happen to be two of the most perplexing things in the universe. Astrophysicist and StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how wormholes and black holes really work. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI Video
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Technology giants are creating thousands of new millionaires as they list on the stock exchange through much-hyped IPOs. FT tech correspondent Hannah Murphy meets residents struggling to keep up as the city’s wealth gap widens. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fincancialtimes Check us out
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