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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday that “we’re in some wacko market” because normally chasing stay-at-home stocks trading at off-the-charts multiples to sales would not make sense, but now the market is rewarding investors who do so. Cramer cited Zoom Video Communications at about 50 times sales and cloud company Snowflake at about 100 times
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Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snap Inc. Adam Galica | CNBC With earnings season gathering pace, now is the time to re-evaluate your portfolio. However, in such an unpredictable environment, investors need to be particularly savvy when making critical investing decisions. “Markets are now hoping for (and trading on) a smooth election, a big
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Billionaire investor Ron Baron, who says his stake in Tesla has made his firm 10 times its original investment, told CNBC on Wednesday that he expects similar growth from Elon Musk’s space company. “SpaceX I think has a chance to be just as large as Tesla,” Baron said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” Baron’s investment firm holds
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BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink told CNBC on Tuesday he thinks the stock market can continue to move higher, adding to the strong rebound in recent months after the coronavirus-driven sell-off earlier this year. “I believe we still have more to go on the upside even in front of probably rising infection rates with Covid-19,” Fink said
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Michael Corbat, CEO, Citigroup, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020. Adam Galica | CNBC Citigroup is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings before the opening bell Tuesday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings:  93 cents a share, a 55% decline from a year earlier, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $17.2 billion,
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Dillard’s department store. Source: Zereshk | Wikipedia Shares of Dillard’s jumped 15% during premarket trading on Monday after one of Warren Buffett’s investing lieutenants disclosed a personal stake in the embattled retailer. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ted Weschler, who is an investment manager at Berkshire Hathaway, bought roughly 1.08 million
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday there are structural forces exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic that support continued strength in the stock market, regardless of the presidential election outcome. “I think there’s a genuine belief that it doesn’t matter who wins. It doesn’t matter about stimulus,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “There are enough
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An animation shows Dream Chaser and its Shooting Star cargo module in orbit around the Earth. Sierra Nevada Corporation Sierra Nevada Corporation is best known as a private aerospace and national security contractor – but the company is investing heavily in its space systems division, especially as it sees NASA and other companies building infrastructure
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Nelson Peltz speaking at the 2019 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 19, 2019. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) Business: Independent investment management company. Invesco provides a range of investment capabilities and outcomes, which are delivered through a set of investment vehicles, to help clients achieve their investment objectives. Its
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Some are calling it “a la carte stimulus,” with aid for airlines in column A, PPP aid in Column B, etc.  Whatever it is,  hopes for stimulus — pre-election, post-election, comprehensive package, stand-alone deal, whatever and whenever — is supporting breakouts in cyclicals like industrials, materials, consumer discretionary, and banks. Many big names like Caterpillar,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday advised investors to not buy shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, simply because President Donald Trump touted the company’s potential coronavirus treatment.  Regeneron’s stock was higher by 2% on Thursday. In a video posted Wednesday, Trump claimed that Regeneron’s experimental antibody treatment for Covid-19, which the president received for his illness, was “a cure.” 
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SINGAPORE — With uncertainty looming over the upcoming U.S. elections in November, JPMorgan Asset Management’s Patrik Schowitz says investors should look past the “noise” and focus on the medium term instead. “On a six month view, you know, we think the cyclical view matters much, much more than … the exact noise and shenanigans around the
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday warned investors not to buy or sell stocks based on what President Donald Trump tweets. The “Mad Money” host cites Tuesday afternoon’s tweets from Trump ending broad stimulus talks, which sank stocks, and then Tuesday night’s tweets supporting a piecemeal approach, which boosted stocks. “This is what happens if you invest by
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday that he thinks the stalemate in coronavirus stimulus discussions could be close to breaking, potentially giving a boost to stocks. “Talks this morning could be fruitful, and I think that therefore I wouldn’t bet against this market right now,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday downplayed the stock market decline on President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus, suggesting investors may want to consider buying on pullbacks. “I’m not saying this is much to do about nothing,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” ”I am saying that people should have a buy list ready.” Stock futures were sharply
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CNBC’s Scott Wapner talks to Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC Outspoken technology investor Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve will have more influence over the markets in the next four years than whomever takes the White House in November. 
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Joshua Harris, Apollo Global Management Co-Founder speaks during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC A notable private equity investor said Wednesday that the boom in special purpose acquisition companies was not just a passing fad. Apollo Global Management co-founder Joshua Harris said at the Delivering Alpha conference presented by CNBC and
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks during the Milken Institute’s 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, April 29, 2019 Mike Blake | Reuters Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon restructured several of his businesses and named new heads for the bank’s asset management and consumer and wealth management divisions.  The moves announced
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