Finance

Frank Polich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell more than the rest of the market and hit their lows of the day after President Donald Trump abruptly ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders. Stocks like Granite Construction, Nucor, Martin Marietta Materials, Simpson
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TransferWise co-founders Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Kaarmann. TransferWise TransferWise, the money transfer company that’s taking on Western Union, is valued at $3.5 billion after a new investment round, making it Europe’s most valuable financial technology start-up. In lowering fees and adding a slick online platform to help consumers move money globally and track their transfers,
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AlexRaths | Getty Images Start-ups’ fears of being strong-armed to focus on short-term profits is one reason some are opting to stay private. But those fears may be overblown, if the historical performance of money-losing biotechs is any indication. Much like consumer tech companies going public in 2019 — biotech companies rarely make money going
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President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Deutsche Bank ignored employees’ calls to report transactions made by legal entities controlled by President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner to the Treasury Department’s
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Despite the new burst of market volatility, long-time bull Edward Yardeni sees a return to all-time highs this year. And, he believes U.S. multinational companies, which are directly exposed to the trade war, will ultimately help provide the market boost. “I think it moves higher partly because there’s a recognition that even companies that do
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Jeffrey Gundlach Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warned investors Tuesday that the U.S. is unequipped for recession as it becomes increasingly strapped by debt. “Any thoughtful person would be concerned,” the so-called “bond king” said in a webcast. “It’s sounding like a pretty bad cocktail of economic risk, and
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President Donald Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attend a working dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 1, 2018.  Kevin Lemarque | CNBC The United States kicked off the necessary process before Washington can impose tariffs
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Bitcoin far outperformed major U.S. markets this week. The world’s largest cryptocurrency climbed as high as $6,426.83 on Friday, bringing its one-week gains to more than 12%. Bitcoin is now up 70% since the start of this year. Earlier this week, the cryptocurrency hit the $6,000 level for the first time since mid-November. It still
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