Month: November 2019

Don’t be surprised if a proposal billed as a middle-class tax cut emerges from the White House at some point next year. With the president’s hope to make it an election issue — as recently described by his top economic policy advisor in an interview with CNBC — the idea is to lower taxes on America’s middle earners
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A group of Black Friday online shopping purchases photographed in delivery boxes filled with polystyrene packing pellets, taken on September 13, 2019. Future Publishing | Future | Getty Images Black Friday shoppers spent $7.4 billion online, the second largest Internet shopping day ever, according to data compiled by Adobe Analytics. The $7.4 billion marked the
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jeffbergen | E+ | Getty Images The average American is in poor financial health. Those with credit cards carry more than $5,5000 in debt and, according to the American Psychological Association, 81% of Americans say that money is a significant source of stress in their lives. Despite the struggle, the basics of personal finance are
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Workers in the Peterborough Amazon Fulfilment Centre prepare for Black Friday on November 27, 2019 in Peterborough, England. Hollie Adams | Getty Images Turkey didn’t slow down shoppers this Thanksgiving. Shoppers spent $4.2 billion online on Thanksgiving, a 14.5% increase from last year and a record high, according to data released by Adobe Analytics, which
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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano star in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.” Netflix Netflix’s biggest-ever film investment launches on Wednesday and J.P. Morgan said “The Irishman” could be the catalyst Netflix needs to boost momentum around the stock. After spending $100 million in production on the three-hour-and-30-minute Martin Scorsese film, Netflix is betting
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Dong Wenjie | Moment | Getty Images Box raised its full-year revenue forecast on Tuesday after reporting better-than-expected third-quarter sales, as the cloud management platform benefited from higher customer addition. Shares of the Redwood City, California-based company rose about 4% in extended trading. Box raised full-year revenue forecast to a range of $693.7 million to
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Robinhood co-founder and co-CEO Vlad Tenev speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt New York event on May 10, 2016. Noam Galai | Getty Images for TechCrunch Robinhood is no longer looking to become a federally insured bank. The stock-trading start-up announced Wednesday that it was pulling its bank charter application with the Office of the
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Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 42 points The Dow gained 42.32 points, or 0.15%, to close at 28,164.00. The S&P 500 advanced 0.42% to 3,153.64. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.66% to 8,705.18. Stocks notched fresh record highs following the release of strong economic data. Durable goods orders jump The Commerce Department said durable goods orders
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