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As the sustainable investing movement gains traction investors have increasingly shied away from traditional energy stocks. But ValueAct Capital’s Jeffrey Ubben believes that oil and gas companies that are working to clean up their operations can belong in portfolios focused on sustainable companies. The activist investor, who is the co-portfolio manager of the ValueAct Spring Fund,
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Jim Cramer Adam Jeffery | CNBC CNBC’s Jim Cramer said that the Federal Reserve‘s emergency interest rate cut on Tuesday morning makes him more concerned about the possible economic risks from the coronavirus. “It’s great that the Federal Reserve recognizes that there’s going to be weakness, but it makes me feel, wow, the weakness must
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Susan Walsh | AP The market’s disregard for the Federal Reserve’s emergency interest rate cut doesn’t surprise Josh Brown, who called the decision “ill thought out.”  “This is to make people feel better. OK, fine. So then do it the
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The cure to the stock market’s coronavirus-driven volatility is not lower interest rates from the Federal Reserve, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday. “Unless the Fed can create a vaccine or beat the virus, then it really doesn’t matter,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  The “Mad Money” host was speaking as U.S. stock futures, which
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When yields are depressed, seeking attractive dividend profiles across sectors becomes more important. Slower global growth and uncertainty surrounding international trade contributed to a shift in monetary policy in 2019, as the Fed reversed its tightening regime and investors bought up relatively safer Treasury bonds, pushing down yields. The length of the current bull market,
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Chamath Palihapitiya speaking at the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 12, 2017. David A. Grogan | CNBC Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya disagrees with Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett on the value of bitcoin, as Buffett declared earlier this week that cryptocurrencies have “no value.” “He is completely wrong and outdated on this
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Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a television interview at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. Alex Edelman | Bloomberg | Getty Images National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said the coronavirus-triggered selloff has created a buying opportunity for long-term investors. “The virus story
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Investors must take precaution about the stocks they want to put their money in because the coronavirus outbreak is disrupting supply chains of many companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned on Monday. American businesses are “far too dependent” on manufacturing products in China, he said. The comments came after the three major U.S. stock indexes plunged
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Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft Unity reaches space for the first time. Source: Virgin Galactic Shares of Virgin Galactic plunged alongside the rest of the U.S. stock market in early trading Monday, as the speculative stock initially appeared susceptible to the broad sell-off that came amid increased coronavirus concerns. But then, heading into the last couple hours
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As the energy industry faces a time of reckoning — pressured by consistently low oil prices, high operating costs and a growing sustainable investing movement — oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Silicon Valley for help streamlining operations and boosting efficiencies. By some estimates, the addressable market for digital oil and gas solutions
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Warren Buffett David A. Grogan | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett on Saturday will publish his much-awaited shareholder letter. The annual missives, which are logged here on Berkshire’s website going back to 1977, are considered required reading for investors large and small. And this year, investors will be especially interested to know whether Berkshire has
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A Tesla logo is pictured during the Brussels Motor Show on January 9, 2020 in Brussels . (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images) KENZO TRIBOUILLARD | Getty Images Shares of Tesla are jumping yet again, continuing the stock’s rapid speculative rise this year. The electric automaker’s stock is
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Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC on Tuesday that investors have become too pessimistic on the energy sector and too optimistic on individual companies like Tesla. “I would say we’re in the early stages of knocking on the door of euphoria, but we’re not quite [fully
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