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Earnings season may look ugly, but Crossmark’s Global Investments’ Victoria Fernandez isn’t getting discouraged. She believes there are opportunities in the coronavirus battered market. “We’ve seen some already. If you look at some of the health care names — UnitedHealth gave a good report,” the firm’s chief market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. 
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Caterpillar (CAT) – The heavy equipment maker’s stock was downgraded to “underperform” from “neutral” at Bank of America Securities, which points to a severe capital spending downturn in key Caterpillar markets. Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) – Credit Suisse gave the restaurant chain’s stock a
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A sign is posted outside of the PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images After weeks of lobbying, fintech companies are officially allowed to take part in the U.S. government’s emergency lending program.  PayPal and Intuit QuickBooks announced Friday evening that they were approved by the Small Business Administration to take
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JetBlue planes at a gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is taking another step into the world of retail banking with an installment loan product that’s launching with JetBlue Airways. The bank quietly released a website for something called MarcusPay this week, allowing users to
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that the economic rebound following the coronavirus-induced shutdown “can be robust” despite the sharp downturn. In the meantime, he said the central bank is committed to doing whatever it can to support the flow of cash to businesses and households both through a plethora of financing programs and
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Wells Fargo Securities’ Chris Harvey believes the worst is behind the market — even as Wall Street braces for a painful earnings season. According to the firm’s head of equity strategy, the steps taken by the Federal Reserve and Capitol Hill to stabilize the coronavirus-battered markets are creating a pivotal floor under stocks. “Although the
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Square payment system Source: Square Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Pinterest — Shares of the social media company soared 14% in extended trading after Pinterest released preliminary results ahead of its first-quarter earnings call in May. The company expects revenue ranging from $269 million to $272 million in the first quarter. It
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Oil prices dropped during overnight trading on Sunday after OPEC+ announced it was delaying its meeting initially scheduled for Monday, stoking fears on the Street that a production cut might face hurdles. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 9.2% to trade at $25.72 per barrel, while international benchmark Brent crude dipped 8.7% to $31.15 per
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud and Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak are seen at the beginning of an OPEC and NON-OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2019. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters The virtual meeting between OPEC and its allies scheduled for Monday has been postponed, sources familiar with the
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Carlina Teteris Business owners have been eagerly anticipating a $349 billion loan program meant to cushion the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic. Some will have to wait a little longer. The Paycheck Protection Program, which officially opened for borrowers Friday morning, provides up to $10 million in forgivable loans to small businesses with 500
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