Finance

A store displays a sign before closing down permanently in Arlington, Virginia. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images States are poised to raise taxes on businesses starting next year and cut jobless benefits for workers as the coronavirus-fueled downturn continues to stress unemployment systems around the country. Industries like bars and restaurants that were hit hardest
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Money manager Kevin Nicholson expects the stock market to stabilize and rise in early 2021. But the co-chief investment officer of global fixed income at RiverFront Investment Group warns it’ll come at a cost to the jobs market. “Companies are going to right-size their business,’ Nicholson told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Thursday. “This is going
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Institutional Investor Hall of Famer Richard Bernstein predicts more momentum in stocks closely tied to the economy. He expects more enthusiasm surrounding the state of the recovery will drive more investors away from richly valued mega cap growth names, which include big tech high flyers.  “If you’re buying them today at these types of valuations,
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U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading as investors readied for comments from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday.  Dow futures rose 12 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also set to open flat, with gains of 0.02% and 0.07%, respectively. Better-than-expected earnings from FedEx and Adobe after the bell boosted sentiment. FedEx
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA/Kim Shiflett JPMorgan Chase thinks it’s found the next hot market for investors:  Taking stakes
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Roberto Machado Noa Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: Peloton — The exercise equipment maker’s stock jumped 2.5% after the company handily beat earnings expectations for the fourth quarter. The company earned 27 cents per share, compared with the 10 cents expected by analysts polled by Refinitiv. Sales surged 172% during the quarter
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A Temasek Holdings signage at their office in Singapore. Munshi Ahmed | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore’s state investment company Temasek said Tuesday the net value of its portfolio fell for the first time since 2016 as the coronavirus pandemic hit global markets. The size of Temasek’s portfolio fell to 306 billion Singapore dollars
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: DocuSign (DOCU) – The provider of electronic signature technology reported quarterly earnings of 17 cents per share, more than doubling the 8 cents a share consensus estimate. Revenue also beat forecasts and DocuSign issued upbeat full-year guidance. Broadcom (AVGO) – Broadcom came in
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Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter Inc. and Square Inc., speaks during an Empowering Entrepreneurs events at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Cole Burston | Bloomberg | Getty Images A remarkable changing of the guard is happening in finance. This week, the market capitalization of fintech payments firm Square exceeded
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Jennifer Haynes, a self-employed chef and single mother living in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is struggling to make ends meet after unemployment benefits abruptly stopped in July without explanation. Meanwhile, the 42-year-old is the sole provider for twin boys, one of whom has special needs. Jennifer Haynes Jennifer Haynes didn’t just fall through cracks in the
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Job creation in August represents continued improvement in the U.S. economy but a full recovery won’t happen until the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Friday. Unemployment fell to 8.4% as nonfarm payrolls rose by 13.7 million last month, the Labor Department reported, in numbers that were significantly better
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