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President Donald Trump‘s administration has been in a tit-for-tat battle of tariff threats with multiple U.S. trading partners, particularly China. In addition, Trump has threatened to pull out of multinational trade agreements like NAFTA, and has slapped tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. One of the most glaring declines has come from Russia, which sliced
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Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microprocessors sit on a circuit board labelled ‘true Automotive Ethernet’ at the NXP Semiconductors NV pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Shares of NXP Semiconductors rose in extended trading Friday amid conflicting reports about whether Chinese regulators have approved Qualcomm‘s proposal to acquire the smaller
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A casual observer may assume the greatest money managers have charmed investing careers filled with success after success. But that isn’t the case, Michael Batnick, director of research at Ritholtz Wealth Management, explained in his new book “Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments,” released on June 6. Batnick shared key lessons and
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Qualcomm – Qualcomm’s $44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors has not yet been approved by Chinese regulators, according to sources quoted by Reuters. That runs counter to a prior report that the deal had, in fact, been approved. AT&T – AT&T completed its acquisition of Time
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Oracle is losing favor among technology buyers to leading cloud computing vendors, according to J.P. Morgan. The firm lowered its rating to neutral from overweight for Oracle shares, citing negative results in a spending survey of chief information officers. Oracle’s “specific metrics in our large-scale CIO survey have arced over into negative territory, which makes
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WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon, 10 months removed from the job of chief strategist to President Trump and five months after his ouster from the arch-conservative news site Breitbart News, is betting that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can disrupt banking the way Mr. Trump disrupted American politics. Mr. Bannon won’t reveal very much about his
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With one of this week’s major central bank decisions in the books, investors are turning their eye to the European Central Bank’s decision on monetary policy, due out Thursday before U.S. equity markets open. Boris Schlossberg, managing director of foreign exchange strategy at BK Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday what investors should
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The Securities and Exchange Commission may be getting set to clear up confusion around whether and under what conditions initial coin offerings, and possibly alt-coins like ether and ripple, constitute securities. William Hinman, a key SEC official for formulating policy on bitcoin and blockchain, is speaking Thursday at Yahoo’s All Markets Summit: Crypto in San
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Bond market volatility is on the verge of a comeback, according to Sit Investment Associates’ Bryce Doty. On CNBC’s “Futures Now,” Doty predicted the 10-year Treasury yield won’t stay under 3 percent much longer. “It’s going to be kind of turbulent,” the senior portfolio manager said Tuesday. “I’m still expecting some more white-knuckle moments.” Doty
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