Month: August 2019

Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost in June 2017. CNBC Autodesk shares plunged more than 11% in extended trading on Tuesday after the software company said that the trade war could hurt its financials in the second half of the fiscal year. “While we continue to execute well and are not materially impacted by current
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A financial advisory firm has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with defrauding former professional football players. Former principals of Cambridge Capital Group Advisors, Philip Timothy Howard and Don Warner Reinhard, allegedly took more than $4 million from around 20 retired NFL players to invest in private hedge funds managed by the Tallahassee,
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Holiday shoppers at a Target store in Culver City, California. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Despite retailers banking on acceleration in the fourth-quarter from holiday sales, Wells Fargo said fundamental trends have deteriorated. “While the majority of companies appear optimistic on their ability to drive solid growth in [the fourth quarter of 2019],
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Cans of Campbell Soup Co. Campbell’s chicken noodle and tomato soup. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. food company Campbell Soup reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, benefiting from cost cuts, sending shares up 5% before the bell. To better focus on its mainstream soup and snack businesses, Campbell has been streamlining its operations by
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KTSDESIGN | Science Photo Library | Getty Images Hackers are increasingly targeting the education industry, leaving students’ information vulnerable to identity theft and other types of fraud. Colleges, training providers and other private educational companies received more malicious emails than any other sector in the first quarter of 2019, according to Mimecast, an email and
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Best Buy shares fell 6.5% after its second-quarter revenue and same-store sales growth missed analysts’ expectations and upcoming tariffs on the company’s core products weigh on the stock.  Investors were pessimistic Thursday morning, focusing on both the sales miss and a narrower estimate for same-store sales, driven by disappointing sales in Canada. However, the company
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Former New York Fed President Bill Dudley‘s push for the central bank to consider the 2020 election when crafting monetary policy is “grossly irresponsible” behavior, economist Larry Summers told CNBC on Thursday. Dudley, in a Wednesday post on Bloomberg, suggested the Federal Reserve could, and should, try to sway the election against President Donald Trump.
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An Automobili Lamborghini SpA Aventador vehicle sits on display during the Gallery event at the MGM Grand Detroit ahead of the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 12, 2019. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images The rich have cut their spending on everything from homes to jewelry, sparking fears of a
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