Month: June 2019

David Marcus, vice president of messaging products for Facebook Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview on the sidelines of the Wall Street Journal D.Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images David Marcus, the Facebook exec who helped hatch its Libra
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Peter Mazza, his wife, Megan, and their three children. Mazza, who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in April, has been unable to access the cancer deferment. Source: Peter Mazza Last September, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments. More than
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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, May 23, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters It’s no secret that machines are taking up a bigger and bigger share of investing, but the extent of their influence is approaching shocking proportions. It is as high as 80%, according to one major investing firm.
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Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO, Micron Technology Scott Mlyn | CNBC Shares of memory and storage company Micron rose more than 7% after-hours Tuesday after the company beat analysts’ expectations for its fiscal third quarter of its 2019 earnings. Here are the key numbers: Earnings: $1.05 per share, excluding certain items, vs. 79 cents per share as
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Democratic presidential candidates New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (L-R), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) take part in the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019 in Miami,
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Frederick Smith, CEO of FedEx. Adam Jeffery | CNBC FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick Smith said on Tuesday the company’s lawsuit against the Department of Commerce is “separate and distinct” from recent shipping incidents involving Chinese technology company Huawei. The shipping company sued the Department of Commerce on Monday, saying that regulations requiring companies to
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Investors should put their money in small- to mid-cap biotech stocks as rhetoric about changing the U.S. health-care system ramps up during the Democratic primary debate season, Jefferies analyst Michael Yee said Friday. “The big biotechs have to buy the big and small biotechs, and that’s where most [health-care] investors have been playing,” Yee said
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Aimstock | Getty Images A measure under consideration in Congress could have big implications for how you view your Social Security statements. The bill, called the Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of 2019, or BETTER Act, includes a provision that would reinstate mailed Social Security statements. Since 2012, the Social Security Administration
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