Getty Images Bank of America predicts that Generation Z (Gen Z) will be the “most disruptive generation ever” and will see their income surpass that of millennials by 2031.  “The Gen Z revolution is starting, as the first generation born into an online world is now entering the workforce and compelling other generations to adapt to them, not vice versa,”
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Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans expressed disappoint in the Treasury Department’s decision to end several lending programs implemented during the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking a day after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the programs would not continue past their end-of-year deadline, Evans told CNBC that the facilities provide an important function. “I think our 13(3)
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Patrick Spence, CEO of Sonos.  Devan Burris | CNBC Shares of speaker maker Sonos rose as much as 23% in extended trading on Wednesday after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and fiscal-year revenue guidance that beat expectations. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: 33 cents, excluding certain items, vs. 0 cents as expected by
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters in Washington, D.C. Janhvi Bhojwani | CNBC Entrepreneurs who took a forgivable loan this year can’t write off certain expenses on their taxes if they expect the debt will be forgiven, according to the IRS and Treasury Department. The two agencies issued guidance Wednesday on the Paycheck Protection Program
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John Malone chairman of Liberty Media Michael Kovac | Getty Images | Vanity Fair) Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said Amazon, Apple or Roku could potentially dominate in the crowded streaming space given their ability to scale globally. “I think these global platforms will be enormously powerful. And most product creates will be selling wholesale through these
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Wall Street forecaster James Bianco warns the new economic lockdowns will hurt the holiday rush. According to Bianco, the fallout from surging coronavirus infections is starting to put consumers on alert due to job market uncertainty — particularly for those who can’t work from home. “Roughly around 30% of the jobs in the American workforce
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Liberty Media’s John Malone Michael Kovac | Getty Images Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said hard assets look attractive as the unprecedented coronavirus stimulus is poised to lead to a depreciation in currencies. “We’ve survived this [pandemic] because of enormous fiscal and monetary stimulus,” Malone said in an interview that aired Thursday with CNBC’s David Faber. “And
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The Federal Trade Commission Building in Washington D.C. Ashley Stringer | CNBC The Federal Trade Commission has filed a civil complaint alleging “unfair or deceptive acts” by Beam Financial, a San Francisco start-up behind a savings app that purported to offer above-market interest rates on federally insured deposits. As CNBC first reported in October, dozens
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Post-election, many conservatives, and some extremists, have been heading to Parler, a conservative social media app funded by Republican megadonor Rebekah Mercer, which bills itself as a free speech Twitter-spin off. But billionaire Bill Gates isn’t a fan of the platform, calling some of its content “crazy stuff.” If somebody goes to Parler, they are
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Money manager Kevin Nicholson believes downside is limited for the S&P 500 through next month. Nicholson, who’s co-chief investment officer of global fixed income at RiverFront Investment Group, blames the market’s “tug-of-war” with Covid-19 news. “When we announce new vaccines, the market tends to rally,” Nicholson told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “However, the market
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Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company’s event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nvidia beat analyst expectations on both earnings and revenue in its fiscal fourth quarter but shares barely
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China’s regulators put a stop to what would have been the biggest listing in history at the last minute angering both the company and investors looking to buy Ant shares. The FT’s Asia markets correspondent Hudson Lockett explains why they did it. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or
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GYRO PHOTOGRAPHY | amana images | Getty Images Growing rapidly within the socially responsible investing landscape is the world of so-called impact investing, which deploys your money more directly toward solving societal problems. Largely executed through direct investing platforms, this approach addresses specific problems, such as alleviating poverty in certain communities or reducing pollution. These
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LONDON — British electric vehicle start-up Arrival announced Wednesday that it will go public through a merger with a U.S. blank-check company. This year has seen a flurry of SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, come to market as businesses have shunned the traditional initial public offering process. SPACs are companies that raise funds to
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