Month: April 2020

Western Digital hard drives are shown for sale at an Office Depot Inc store in Encinitas, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Amazon — The e-commerce giant’s stock tumbled 5% in extended trading after the company posted its first-quarter financial results. The company reported first-quarter earnings of
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The belly of the municipal yield curve is experiencing little constructive activity as participants rely on the Federal Reserve for short-end support and put their trust in the ultimate recovery of issuers with long-end investment. The primary digested a massive $1.12 billion bond offering from New York Power Authority. The entire deal was structured to
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero in response to the economic shock from the coronavirus crisis. “The most significant responsibility of the Fed now is to make sure that credit markets continue to function,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “Without functioning credit markets, there will be no economic
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General Electric reported Wednesday a steep declines in first-quarter revenue and earnings as the industrial giant took a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The company posted a total revenue of $20.524 billion, which represents a year-over-year decline of 8%. GE Industrial profits fell 46% year over year to $1.096 billion from $2.017 billion. On an
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Jeffrey Gundlach speaking at the Sohn conference in New York on May 4, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach said a popular exchange-traded fund is incredibly overvalued given some of the Federal Reserve’s actions to support the economy during coronavirus pandemic. “The LQD looks to be about the most
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Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey gestures while interacting with students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on November 12, 2018. Prakash Singh | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: Las Vegas Sands, Kohl’s, Gap, MGM Resorts — These stocks all rose sharply as hopes
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: American Express (AXP) – American Express reported quarterly profit of $1.98 per share, an adjustment that excludes an increase in credit reserves, with GAAP earnings at 41 cents per share. The consensus estimate was $1.43 per share. The financial services company increased its
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