Month: July 2020

During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
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Jason Gorevic, CEO, Teladoc Scott Mlyn | CNBC Earnings reports are coming in fast and furiously, and with a large percentage of companies declining to provide guidance, reporters and analysts are combing through corporate press releases and earnings calls for signs of how business is doing.  Semiconductors continue to be the all-round winner Equipment maker
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A woman works at a distrubiton station at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York, on February 5, 2019. Johannes EIsele | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Facebook — The social media giant’s stock surged 6% in extended trading following the release of the company’s
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A new rule removes the requirement that local jurisdictions in suburbs prove they are addressing … [+] racial disparities. getty President Trump claimed victory Wednesday in revoking an Obama-era housing regulation designed to eliminate racial disparities in the suburbs. He took to Twitter to announce, “I am happy to inform all of the people living
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A smart phone with the icons for the J.P. Morgan apps. Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase is ditching plastic for some of its credit cards.  The Wall Street giant’s commercial cards team is partnering with Bay Area start-up Marqeta to launch digital-only credit cards. The new function will allow JPMorgan corporate cards
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People walk past the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States, May 21, 2020. U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said the COVID-19-induced economic downturn has inflicted acute pain across the country, noting that the burden is not evenly spread. Ting Shen | Xinhua via Getty Images Some borrowers benefit
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Starbucks — Shares of the coffee giant jumped 5% in extended trading after the company posted its third-quarter financial results. The company reported a third-quarter loss of 46 cents per share excluding some items on revenues of $4.22 billion. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expected as a loss of
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Crypto exchange Poloniex announced it has added the DeFi token Decentr to its DeFi Innovations Zone.  Decentr, an immutable platform that collects and secures user data, allows people to monetize their internet activity. Its native toke, DEC, is used to buy and sell data and, according to Poloniex, “helps to determine the value of users’
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