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Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft outside Spaceport America in New Mexico. Virgin Galactic Shares of Virgin Galactic shares jumped Monday after it signed an agreement with NASA that will allow the space tourism venture to train astronauts for trips to the International Space Station on flights to the edge of space. The company — which is publicly traded
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Barry Rosenstein, founder of JANA Partners. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Perspecta Inc. (PRSP) Business: Perspecta provides end-to-end information technology services and mission solutions to government customers. The company serves intelligence, defense, space, federal civilian, federal healthcare and state and local governments. It provides various solutions in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations. Stock Market
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Klaus Vedfelt Digital banks like Chime and Square’s Cash App have added millions of users by offering streamlined, mobile-first accounts without the pesky fees associated with brick-and-mortar banks. To that list of disruptors, add the New York-based start-up Current. Current, founded in 2015 by former Wall Street trader Stuart Sopp, has offered fee-free mobile checking
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The former top securities regulator for the United States said Tuesday that policymakers never considered there would be a market for bankrupt companies like Hertz to issue new stock and that, if things went poorly, investment banks could be on the hook. Harvey Pitt, who served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission under
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Luis Alvarez (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Retail investors are giving Wall Street pros a run for their money during the market comeback, with the amateurs’ top picks outperforming those of hedge funds, according to Goldman Sachs.  Goldman compiled a portfolio of popular stocks among retail investors and the basket of equities
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Jeffrey Ubben Source: BusinessWire Company: Enviva Partners LP (EVA) Business: Enviva is a supplier of utility-grade wood pellets to power generators. The company procures wood fiber and processes it into utility-grade wood pellets and loads the finished wood pellets into railcars, trucks and barges that are transported to deep-water marine terminals, where they are received, stored
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Kenneth Fisher, chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, speaks at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Gillianne Tedder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Money-manager Ken Fisher said last week that legendary investor Warren Buffett’s decision to sit on the sidelines during the coronavirus crisis is likely due to
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Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, smiles as he speaks during the Economic Club of Washington’s Milestone Celebration event in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2018. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Amazon is introducing a new digital credit line for U.S.-based merchants with partner bank Goldman Sachs, CNBC has learned exclusively. Small
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday raved about the May jobs report, saying the 2.5 million jobs added last month was evidence the U.S. economy was bouncing back from the coronavirus-induced devastation. “We’re back,” he said on “Squawk Box.” ”I think there were a lot of people who felt that the layoffs would be permanent and it’s obvious that
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday warned young investors about the potential pitfalls of daytrading in speculative stocks, especially the really cheap ones. “It’s a little disheartening to see all the $1 to $3 stocks that people are gunning,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”If you want to try and make money and it’s legal,
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