Wealth

“Super cult” wineries, digitalisation and a new generation of fine wine consumers will reshape the wine industry in 2019, a leading analyst told CNBC on Wednesday. Mathieu Jullien, general manager for Europe at Wine Source, said these trends would continue to disrupt the industry next year. A growing awareness of the world’s finest wines would
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Millionaire investors say the biggest risk to their personal wealth next year is dysfunction in Washington. According to CNBC’s latest Millionaire Survey, conducted by Spectrem Group, millionaires say they generally are bullish about the economy, markets and their own fortunes next year. But they also contend that political dysfunction and government debt are looming problems
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John Chen has revamped BlackBerry’s business, much as he did with Sybase before. He’s a longtime enterprise technology CEO and serves on Disney’s board. This was the first time we’ve spoken about what he had to go through to succeed — and the road wasn’t easy. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor
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Panera had a problem. At lunchtime, customers were mobbing the counters to order their food and pick it up, causing chaos. It was frustrating for everyone involved, and management knew that it was probably costing the company sales. Panera turned to Blaine Hurst to lead the search for a solution. As the company’s chief technology
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The more pressing crisis facing higher education in America is not the $1.5 trillion in student debt but the dismal graduation rates, Arizona State University President Michael Crow told CNBC on Thursday. “It’s a completion crisis, not a debt crisis,” Crow said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “If you finish with a little debt, you’re
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Women — especially in China — are playing an increasingly big role in Asia’s luxury spending. That is a key finding of Wealth Report Asia 2018, Bank Julius Baer’s latest look into high-end consumption in the region released Tuesday. It tracks the spending habits of so-called high-net-worth individuals, which the Swiss private banking group said
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YouTube’s highest-earning star made $22 million in 12 months – and is only seven years old. According to a Forbes estimate published Monday, Ryan — the child star behind YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview — earned $22 million in the year to June 2018, and is one of the platform’s top “influencers” with 17.3 million followers.
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O cannabis! Jon Fortt sits down with Danny Danko, High Times Senior Editor and Adam Bierman of Medmen Enterprises to discuss. the legalization of marijuana in Canada and the impact it will have around the globe. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt . Previous episodes of the program can be
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How much is too much when it comes to screen time for kids? Jon Fortt sits down with three experts to discuss, including NPR’s lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz; social media influencer and author Katherine Ormerod; and child and adolescent psychologist Dr. Richard Freed. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt
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Amazon feels the heat in niche markets. Jon Fortt speaks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig on disrupting e-commerce and taking on Amazon in education. Plus — former Amazon Insider Nadia Shouraboura and Revzilla Founder Anthony Bucci on what it takes to challenge the e-commerce king. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon
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Doing good is its own reward. Reaping the tax benefits is a nice perk. Charitable donations generally kick into high gear on “Giving Tuesday,” a single day specifically focused on charity in the shopping-heavy week after Thanksgiving. #GivingTuesday raised $300 million last year, according to GivingTuesday.org – although it remains to be seen whether this
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Parents often open savings accounts for their children. Few think of starting a retirement account for a 10-year-old. The idea isn’t so farfetched. Any parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or family friend can open a Roth individual retirement account to help a child invest for the future. Think money from tutoring, babysitting, mowing lawns or even
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Shoppers, beware: Scammers want in on your holiday spending budget. Consumers are expected to spend about 4.3 percent to 4.8 percent more this holiday season than last year, up to $720.89 billion total, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an attractive target for thieves. “People need to be more aware this time of year,”
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Financial matters cause stress to almost everyone. Some have a healthy anxiety around money matters that helps them make smart financial decisions, while for others that stress can lead to bad financial choices. If investors really want to safeguard or drive gains with those financial portfolios, it’s key to pay attention to how stress caused
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