Month: June 2019

Peter Mazza, his wife, Megan, and their three children. Mazza, who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in April, has been unable to access the cancer deferment. Source: Peter Mazza Last September, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments. More than
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Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO, Micron Technology Scott Mlyn | CNBC Shares of memory and storage company Micron rose more than 7% after-hours Tuesday after the company beat analysts’ expectations for its fiscal third quarter of its 2019 earnings. Here are the key numbers: Earnings: $1.05 per share, excluding certain items, vs. 79 cents per share as
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Democratic presidential candidates New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (L-R), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) take part in the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019 in Miami,
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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, May 23, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters It’s no secret that machines are taking up a bigger and bigger share of investing, but the extent of their influence is approaching shocking proportions. It is as high as 80%, according to one major investing firm.
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Frederick Smith, CEO of FedEx. Adam Jeffery | CNBC FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick Smith said on Tuesday the company’s lawsuit against the Department of Commerce is “separate and distinct” from recent shipping incidents involving Chinese technology company Huawei. The shipping company sued the Department of Commerce on Monday, saying that regulations requiring companies to
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Pedestrians walk past a Walgreens store in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations Thursday before market open. The drugstore chain reported adjusted earnings of $1.47 per share, beating analysts polled by Refinitiv’s expectations of $1.43 per share. Walgreens posted $34.59
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Investors should put their money in small- to mid-cap biotech stocks as rhetoric about changing the U.S. health-care system ramps up during the Democratic primary debate season, Jefferies analyst Michael Yee said Friday. “The big biotechs have to buy the big and small biotechs, and that’s where most [health-care] investors have been playing,” Yee said
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David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks during the Milken Institute’s 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, April 29, 2019 Mike Blake | Reuters David Solomon said Goldman Sachs  “absolutely” wants to get on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. The bank’s CEO told French newspaper Les Echos Friday that Goldman is conducting “extensive
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A worker stacks cases of Constellation Brands’ Corona beer for delivery at the Euclid Beverage LLC warehouse in Peru, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Constellation Brands rose Friday after the Corona brewer reported earnings that topped Wall Street’s estimates and boosted its fiscal 2020 outlook as its beer sales continue
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Aimstock | Getty Images A measure under consideration in Congress could have big implications for how you view your Social Security statements. The bill, called the Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of 2019, or BETTER Act, includes a provision that would reinstate mailed Social Security statements. Since 2012, the Social Security Administration
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