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Many investors have been whipsawed by the market’s sharp downturn, but billionaire investor Leon Cooperman thinks reinstating an old trading rule could help protect them: The uptick rule. The uptick rule was a rule from the Securities and Exchange Commission that prevented short sellers from putting more pressure on a security that was already languishing.
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, December 11, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Federal Reserve is likely to join other global central banks in cutting interest rates aggressively in response to the coronavirus scare, Goldman Sachs economists said Sunday. With fears over
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Scott Minerd, founding managing partner at Guggenheim, at WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22, 2019. Adam Galica | CNBC Guggenheim Partners Global CIO Scott Minerd said Wednesday that stocks could have further to fall as the markets came to grips with the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak. Minerd, appearing on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,”
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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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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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Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Saudi Arabia’s finance minister, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images Saudi Arabia is willing to support crisis-stricken Lebanon, but wants to see a realistic reform plan first, its finance minister said during the G-20 Summit in Riyadh on Sunday. Asked if the kingdom would
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Wells Fargo will pay $3 billion in criminal and civil settlements with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission over its fraudulent fake-account scandal, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday. “This case illustrates a complete failure of leadership at multiple levels within the bank,” said U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna. “Simply put, Wells Fargo
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James Gorman, chief executive officer and chairman of Morgan Stanley, speaks during the International Economic Forum Of The Americas (IEFA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Wednesday June 12, 2019. Photographer: Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg Financial services firms are moving out of their comfort zone. Some of the most recognizable names on Wall Street,
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