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The college admissions scandal is coming at a bad time for higher education, which has already seen its reputation tarnished by other issues like student debt, said Sheila Bair, former president of Washington College. “I really hope colleges understand that their reputations are really on the line here. The public is losing faith and they
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Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan is warning investors they could get scorched by one of 2019’s most popular groups. Achuthan believes the semiconductor rally is showing signs of breaking down, and he’s blaming shipment demand. “Collapse comes to mind when you look at global demand for semiconductor chips,” he said Friday on CNBC’s “Trading Nation.” Achuthan,
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Activision Blizzard and Spotify were among the stocks Wall Street analysts recommended to clients as undervalued this week. CNBC combed through company research to find analysts discussing buying opportunities for stocks. Other names cited as possible values include: Newell Brands, Dollar General, Marvell, and Anthem Activision “is down nearly 50% in the past six months
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Tesla unveiled its crossover SUV electric vehicle on Thursday night but Wall Street was largely unimpressed by the car and received it with little fanfare. The shares dropped more than 2 percent in premarket trading Friday. “Overall, we found the event somewhat underwhelming with no major surprises,” Deutsche Bank’s Emmaneul Rosner said in a note.
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Institutional Investor hall of famer Richard Bernstein believes too many tech investors are getting dangerously caught up in what could turn into another dot-com bust. According to Bernstein, emotions among individual investors are running too high and diverging from fundamentals. “We’re at a point in the technology cycle where investors are starting to become pure
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You get what you pay for. For investors of zero-fee ETFs, the hidden cost could be large, according to one industry expert. “There’s a big risk that investors could be pennywise, pound foolish,” Ben Johnson, director of global ETF research at Morningstar, said on CNBC’s “ETF Edge” on Monday. “They’re increasingly incurring costs that are
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Hayman Capital Management founder Kyle Bass thinks any trade deal with China must include enforcement mechanisms against intellectual property theft for the U.S. to truly benefit from it. “Over the last decade, they’ve stolen $2-to-$3 trillion in IP from us. The U.S.’ No. 1 asset, in my view, is our ingenuity, our intellectual property, our
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