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This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller said Friday that he agrees with fellow investor David Tepper’s optimism on the market and said he’s still “riding the horse.” “I revealed a very bullish posture intermediate term since October when Powell guaranteed he would not rescind the insurance cuts,”
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Plaid co-founders William Hockey and Zach Perret Source: Plaid Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid for $5.3 billion, the companies announced Monday. Plaid’s API software, often referred to as the “plumbing” behind fintech companies, lets start-ups connect to users’ bank accounts. It’s well-known among financial technology developers, but the average person interacting
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McDonalds Big Mac Getty Images Wall Street analysts say there’s no shortage of high quality stocks with upside for investors as 2020 gets underway. Many analysts named their top picks this week and CNBC looked at the most recent research to find the best picks. Stocks include Verizon, McDonald’s, Estee Lauder, Facebook, Simon Property Group,
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Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightning II Robert Sullivan | FlickrCC Shares of defense companies outperform the broader market in the six months following a crisis event in the Middle East, according to an analysis by CNBC. Defense stocks have risen since a U.S. airstrike killed Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s top military commander,
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Vanguard signage at a Morningstar Investment Conference. M. Spencer Green | AP Low-cost investing pioneer Vanguard has finally followed other peer brokerage firms in eliminating stock commissions entirely. Charles Schwab was the first major broker to give investors zero-commission online trades, pressuring rivals to follow suit. Schwab announced on Oct. 1 that commissions would go
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Investors should hold off from buying stocks Friday, even as U.S. stocks opened lower after an American airstrike killed Iran’s top military general, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said.  “I would not be excited about jumping in here because … we’re not giving up enough,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  The “Mad Money” host said caution is extremely important
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