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Management turnover at Intel will not negatively impact the company’s business momentum, according Credit Suisse. The firm reiterated its outperform rating for the chipmaker’s shares, predicting the company will generate strong earnings results next year. On Thursday Intel announced the resignation of its CEO Brian Krzanich for his infraction of the company’s non-fraternization policy. Krzanich
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Square has a large untapped opportunity to offer more services to the restaurant industry, according to one Wall Street firm. Nomura Instinet reiterated its buy rating for Square shares, predicting the payment company’s new offering called “Square for Restaurants” will thrive. “The launch of Square for Restaurants marks Square’s entry into the $650-700bn U.S. restaurant
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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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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 chipmaker. NXP shares spiked more than 10 percent in after-hours trading Thursday following reports from South China Morning Post and Bloomberg, both citing sources, that China’s Ministry of Commerce approved the
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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, Ritholtz Wealth Management director of research Michael Batnick explained in his new book “Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments,” released on Jun. 6. Batnick shared key lessons and money-losing
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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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Millennials are going all-in when it comes to using exchange-traded funds in their investment portfolios. In fact, almost everyone — 96 percent — who responded to a recent Charles Schwab survey said they considered the passive index-tracking securities “a necessary part” of their investment strategy, and 91 percent said ETFs are their “investment vehicle of
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A top Wall Street firm is getting more optimistic on Twitter’s prospects. J.P. Morgan raised its price target to $50 from $39 for the social media company’s shares, citing improving conversations with advertisers. “We are raising our estimates on TWTR shares as we believe advertising momentum is strengthening, particularly among large marketers,” analyst Doug Anmuth
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President Donald Trump‘s agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un allows the market to focus on more pressing issues such as the Federal Reserve‘s policy meeting, economist Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Tuesday. “Look for markets to say, ‘Great, that’s a first, good constructive step with what happened in Singapore,'” Allianz’s chief economic advisor
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Emerging market stocks are sinking, and one portfolio manager is urging more caution. Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors, told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” that emerging markets could fall further. Here’s why. • One large emerging markets-tracking ETF, the EEM, has fallen 1.5 percent this year amid a gradually strengthening U.S. dollar and concerns
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