The General Electric Co. logo is seen on the company’s corporate headquarters building in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. July 23, 2019 Alwyn Scott | Reuters Enron whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report on General Electric on Thursday alleging the company is hiding financial problems. Before the report was made public, GE said, in a statement, “we
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Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow pushed back Sunday against concerns that the economy was weakening, after the bond market
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A Porsche that was expected to sell for over $20 million flopped on the auction block Saturday night, after the sale was thrown into disarray by a technical error. The car, a 1939 Porsche “Type 64” that was already facing controversy in the collecting world, hit the auction block Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s in
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Back to school is an increasingly costly time of year, particularly for families with college-bound children. A college education is now the second-largest expense an individual is likely to make in a lifetime — right after purchasing a home. Tuition and fees for a four-year private college averaged $35,830 in 2018-19; at four-year, in-state public
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Kurbo app Scott Mlyn | CNBC Do your homework! Clean your room! Count your Weight Watchers points? Weight Watchers, which now calls itself WW, this week introduced a new app called Kurbo by WW to “help kids and teens ages 8-17 reach a healthier weight.” WW last year acquired Kurbo, a digital health start-up whose
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Attendees and judges gather around a 1966 Ferrari 330 P4 Drogo Spyder motor vehicle during the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Routinely described as the world’s most popular, elegant and exclusive classic car show, the annual Pebble
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For anyone holding a long-term-care insurance policy, new allegations of financial trouble at one insurer may make you wonder what would happen to your policy if your underwriter went belly up. While insurance companies have been bolstering their reserves to cover future claims and raising premiums to counteract inaccurate pricing when the policies were first
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The allegations by Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos of a $38 billion fraud at General Electric are “at best disingenuous” and “at worst highly inaccurate,” according to Nick Heymann, co-group head of global industrial infrastructure at the William Blair financial services firm. “You got the stock on sale yesterday for absolutely no basis. This is why
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WeWork’s parent company just filed for an IPO this week, and it could go public as early as Septmeber. The company joined the flurry of tech IPOs in 2019, but also revealed a massive $900 million loss in the first half of 2019, causing investors to worry about the downside risks. What if the economy
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President Donald Trump held a conference call with the CEOs of the three biggest U.S. banks as the stock market plunged Wednesday. Trump held the call with J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Bank of America‘s Brian Moynihan and Citigroup‘s Michael Corbat, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The Dow plunged 800 points, or 3%, in
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