CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC summer interns from universities across the country about coming of age, launching new careers and job hunting during a global pandemic. They’re finding their voices during a time of great social change and hope for a better future. What money issues are they facing? How
Virgin Galactic Space tourism venture Virgin Galactic announced it signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to develop an aircraft for supersonic travel, giving a first look on Monday of the coming vehicle’s design. Supersonic travel is a long-term bet for Virgin Galactic, which has been developing reusable spacecraft capable of sending people on short trips to the
Getty Images A majority of companies has now reported their earnings, revealing the winners and losers from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although many companies failed to meet analyst expectations, there are some notable exceptions. And with these fresh insights, analysts are reviewing their short-term and long-term take on the stocks they cover. In this unprecedented
CNBC’s Jim Cramer said President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet that suggested delaying the November election could cause problems for equity investors. “It sows chaos, and chaos is bad for the stock market,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” Dow futures extended their fall slightly in the wake of Trump’s tweet. They then made
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway this week again added to his already-enormous stake in Bank of America at a time when the coronavirus pandemic dampens the economic outlook and interest rates hold near record lows. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed Buffett’s
During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
The Wall Street Bull (The Charging Bull) is seen during Covid-19 pandemic in New York, on May 26, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The stock-market debate lately has taken place largely from the extremes. The believers are calling the powerful rebound from the Covid-shock lows a brand-new bull market, with a
Virgin Galactic is giving its customers a first look inside the cabin that will carry them to the edge of space and back, as the space tourism company gets closer to finishing development of its spacecraft. “Every seat is a window seat,” Virgin Galactic design director Jeremy Brown told CNBC about the interior. The cabin’s design
A smart phone with the icons for the J.P. Morgan apps. Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase is ditching plastic for some of its credit cards. The Wall Street giant’s commercial cards team is partnering with Bay Area start-up Marqeta to launch digital-only credit cards. The new function will allow JPMorgan corporate cards
CNBC’s Jim Cramer urged investors Monday to remain cautious about the length of time it takes to develop a successful coronavirus vaccine, saying that Massachusetts-based biotech firm Moderna may be painting too rosy of a picture. “It’s not a simple case. You don’t just say, ‘Hey, look at this. These people didn’t get Covid over a couple weeks.’
1. Wall Street to bounce after two session decline 2. Gold hits all-time high as U.S.-China tensions flare As stocks surge, gold has also been moving higher, with prices hitting a record high Monday morning as relations between the U.S. and China continue to deteriorate. Gold jumped above $1,943 per ounce before moderating some of
CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday praised Tesla CEO Elon Musk for building a company that promises to be much more than just electric vehicles. “This man is selling technology, and he’s talking about fully assisted and then he’s talking about driverless. He’s thinking so much bigger,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”He’s a big thinker.
CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday the stock market could go higher if more people in the U.S. wore face masks to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The current strength in equities is concentrated in technology-related stocks and not sectors tied to state economic reopening plans, Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “Let’s give the
Billionaire Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday the stock market’s rally from its late March coronavirus-driven low reminds him of the 1990s dot-com bubble. “In some respects it’s different because of the Fed and the liquidity they’ve introduced and the inflation for financial assets that comes with that. But on a bigger picture, it’s so
CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday criticized the United States’ response to the coronavirus, saying that other nations across the world have been exemplars of how to keep deaths from the disease low. “I’m trying to figure out what kind of disaster that our country has had that’s ever been as bad as this that’s been
Warren Buffett. Gerald Miller | CNBC An off-brand move to pile into Apple shares might have been Warren Buffett’s greatest trade ever. Berkshire Hathaway‘s Apple stake — which has claimed 40% of its equity portfolio — is up a whopping $40 billion since the market bottom in March. The investment in the tech giant played a crucial role
Charles Scharf Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wells Fargo on Tuesday posted its first quarterly loss since the financial crisis as the bank set aside $8.4 billion in loan loss reserves tied to the coronavirus pandemic. The bank had a net loss of $2.4 billion in the second quarter, or a loss of $0.66
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, speaking at the 2019 WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 23rd, 2019. Adam Galica | CNBC JPMorgan Chase managed to throw off the most quarterly revenue in its history at the same time that the U.S. economy was in the throes of a sharp recession. The bank posted
A view of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen at Wall Street on June 29, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Warner Music Group Corp., the label for artists like Ed Sheeran and Cardi B, went public last month with 28 underwriters. More than a third of
Costco store in Teterboro, New Jersey. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images How to pinpoint top stocks primed to outperform during this uncertain time? Here are a few of the names the best-performing Wall Street analysts are betting on right now. As we move into the second half of the year, it could make
A battle heats up between a deep-research investor with a private equity mindset and an underperforming small cap software stock. This is a textbook case of good activism — a company with poor operating history, horrible corporate governance, underperforming stock, overpaid CEO and a large, long-term shareholder with a very friendly and reasonable request with impressive
Warren Buffett. Gerald Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett just announced his annual charitable donations to the five philanthropies he’s chosen to give the vast bulk of his fortune to. This year, the “Oracle of Omaha” is distributing 15.9 million class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway valued at about $2.9 billion. That brings his total philanthropic
You’ve heard about the trade war with China. There may be a separate, potential “financial war” brewing. The Securities and Exchange Commission wants you to know more about what is happening with Chinese companies that list in the United States. The regulators also want you to know that they are having a really hard time
Wells Fargo is raising the bar for new customers to get a popular mortgage product, CNBC has learned exclusively. The bank is now requiring new clients to bring at least $1 million in balances if they want to refinance a jumbo mortgage, up from a previous level of $250,000, according to people with knowledge of
Joe Biden and Donald Trump Ron Adar | Echoes Wire | Barcroft Media via Getty Images; Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is warning that the upcoming presidential election could see delayed results, and is therefore recommending that clients hedge their market bets through December in anticipation of heightened volatility through November.
A pedestrian passes by the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE, in New York on March 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Michael Nagle via Getty Images) Xinhua News Agency Companies struggling to get through the coronavirus slashed the amount of money they returned to shareholders through dividends in the second quarter. The net
View of the phone company QUALCOMM technology 5G in the Mobile World Congress. Ramon Costa | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images How to find compelling stocks primed to outperform during the third quarter of 2020? Here are a few of the names the best-performing Wall Street analysts are betting on right now. With
People pass by the Salesforce Tower and Salesforce.com offices in New York City, March 7, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters What seemed like a few decades ago, I mean in February, people used to occasionally ask “How’s business?” Despite usually responding, “Fine, thanks,” I would often think of the inquiry as two-part. One, and probably
Charles Zhengyao Lu, chairman and founder of Luckin Coffee, and Jenny Qian Zhiya, chief executive officer of Luckin Coffee, ringing the opening bell during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq in New York, on May 17, 2019. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Luckin Coffee fraud scandal was a
Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway is finally pulling the trigger. The conglomerate is spending $4 billion to buy the natural gas transmission and storage assets of Dominion Energy. Including the assumption of debt, the deal totals almost $10 billion. It’s the first major purchase from Berkshire since the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent market collapse in March.