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Residents wait in line for free groceries from a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, May 19, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters The historic job losses suffered around the world are disproportionately affecting women, Citi said in a new research report. On top of being an inequality issue, there
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Salesforce.com — The enterprise software provider’s stock dropped 3% in extended trading after the company provided its first-quarter financial results. Salesforce.com said it had earnings of 70 cents per share excluding some items on revenue of $4.87 billion, while analysts
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Construction workers build a Toll Brothers home in Boca Raton, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Virgin Galactic Holdings — The aerospace company’s stock fell 3% in extended trading after fellow space travel company SpaceX had to delay its historic astronaut launch with NASA because of bad weather.
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Invesco’s Kristina Hooper warns the coronavirus is not the biggest threat to the market. She sees flaring U.S.-China trade tensions potentially doing the most harm to stocks. “The pandemic has largely been isolated and neutralized because of all the monetary policy support that the Fed has provided,” she told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Friday. “That
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Investors may want to brace for a tumultuous June. Federated Hermes’ Phil Orlando believes a “cleansing correction” could spark a 10% drop or more within weeks. “You’ve got some investors who are bearish by nature and got sucked into this 36% rally,” the firm’s chief equity market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Thursday. “If the
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Assistant store manager Jesus Alvarez rings up groceries from behind a new plexiglass barrier at Ralphs Kroger grocery store after California issued a stay-at-home order in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The U.S. small business relief program may be changed to allow borrowers
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It may be time to explore contrarian plays. Wells Fargo Securities’ Christopher Harvey is telling investors the best opportunities are in the hardest hit parts of the stock market. He believes the potential rewards outweigh the risks. “Start adding cyclicality. Start adding value. Start adding risk,” the firm’s head of equity strategy told CNBC’s “Trading
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Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a virtual Senate Banking Committee hearing seen on a laptop computer in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified on the $2.2 trillion virus rescue package passed by the Congress in March. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via
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It may be premature to turn bullish. Despite Monday’s massive rally, Canaccord Genuity’s Tony Dwyer finds stocks haven’t broken out of the ‘”frustration” stage of the recovery. He breaks down the post-market crash environment into three phases: Panic, relief and frustration. “Once you crash, you go into a panic phase,” the firm’s chief market strategist
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