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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE For most of the eight months since the Covid crash culminated, the stock market’s recovery has fed off rampant doubt, disbelief and cognitive dissonance toward resurgent asset prices set against a severely damaged economy. No more. Wall Street’s rally has now entered the
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell are seated to testify before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Federal Reserve could provide clues
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Richard Newstead | Moment | Getty Images Drones have arrived on Wall Street. Goldman Sachs, the world’s top mergers advisor, is among investment banks using drone technology to give its clients a bird’s-eye view of the companies they are bidding on, according to Stephan Feldgoise, the firm’s global co-head of mergers and acquisitions. After Covid-19
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Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Out on Wall Street, stocks are taking a breather from this month’s rally. Despite encouraging updates on a potential coronavirus vaccine, disappointing unemployment data and a spike in coronavirus cases have spooked investors. Not helping investor sentiment, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools would
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John Malone chairman of Liberty Media Michael Kovac | Getty Images | Vanity Fair) Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said Amazon, Apple or Roku could potentially dominate in the crowded streaming space given their ability to scale globally. “I think these global platforms will be enormously powerful. And most product creates will be selling wholesale through these
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Liberty Media’s John Malone Michael Kovac | Getty Images Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said hard assets look attractive as the unprecedented coronavirus stimulus is poised to lead to a depreciation in currencies. “We’ve survived this [pandemic] because of enormous fiscal and monetary stimulus,” Malone said in an interview that aired Thursday with CNBC’s David Faber. “And
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Relativity Space’s third generation 3D-printer in its new headquarters, with CEO Tim Ellis standing by for scale. Relativity Rocket builder and 3D-printing specialist Relativity Space is raising $500 million of fresh capital in a new round being led by Tiger Global Management, people familiar with the financing told CNBC on Tuesday. The new fundraise, expected
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A CVS Pharmacy store is seen in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Pharmacy stocks fell sharply on Tuesday after Amazon launched its new Pharmacy offering, which includes online ordering and delivery for prescription drugs. Dow Jones Industrial average member Walgreens Boots Alliance dropped more than 11% in
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Gregg Lemkau, co-head of investment banking for Goldman Sachs & Co. Christopher Goodney | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is losing one of its top dealmakers. Gregg Lemkau, a nearly-three decade veteran of the bank and co-head of its powerhouse investment banking division, is leaving Goldman at the end of the year, according to
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An exterior view of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) headquarters in Washington. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters What would a Democrat-controlled Securities and Exchange Commission look like? It’s early, but speculation is already raging on Wall Street.  Who will be the next SEC Commissioner?  Former CFTC chair Gary Gensler, who aggressively implemented Dodd Frank
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Company: F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Business: F5 is a leading provider of multi-cloud application services that allow its customers to develop, deploy, operate, secure and govern applications in any architecture, from on-premises to public cloud. the Company’s Traffic Management Operating System (TMOS) based offerings
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that investors should feel more confident that an orderly transition of power from President Donald Trump to President-elect Joe Biden should occur — suggesting a “Black Swan” event that Trump refuses to leave the White House, despite losing a democratic election, appears unlikely. Cramer pointed to a number of developments
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Caterpillar Inc. excavators are displayed for sale at the Whayne Supply Co. dealership in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images This week, investors shifted money away from high-flying tech stocks, and into beaten-down groups like energy, industrials and real estate. These sectors, which are more sensitive
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday he believes some on Wall Street have become too optimistic about the market in the face of surging coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, suggesting investors will find better entry points into stocks. “I think there’s too many people who are positive. I think you let it come in a little,” Cramer
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