Month: November 2018

Snap Inc.’s stock price may have fallen to just over $6 a share — down about 70 percent from where the stock started publicly trading — but even this low price shouldn’t fool investors, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. “Do not be tempted by Snap’s $6-and-change share price. It’s not a bargain,” he warned. “At
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A compromised passport number could be your ticket to identity theft woes. Marriott International announced Friday that hackers had accessed the reservation database for its Starwood Hotels brand, compromising data for 500 million guests. For 327 million of those affected consumers, the hotelier said, the information compromised “includes some combination of” data points including name,
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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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Here’s a question you probably haven’t been asked: “Who are you when you are not working?”  In other words, how do you define yourself outside of work? If you’re struggling for an answer, you’re not alone. Too often, traditional retirement planning assumes that if you have the right amount of money and asset allocation, things
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If you’ve stayed at a Starwood Hotel property in recent years, your personal information may have been compromised. Marriott International announced Friday that hackers had copied data from the reservation database for its Starwood Hotels brand, with unauthorized access dating back to 2014. “The company has not finished identifying duplicate information in the database, but
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If you were reluctant about investing in bitcoin before, you’ve probably completely given up on the idea now. The cryptocurrency is trading at around $4,000, a steep drop from its all-time high of nearly $20,000 last December, according to data from CoinDesk. Investors looking for clues on how to move forward are likely to find
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Twitter shares have lost altitude. The social network has been in a tailspin since the summer, losing more than one-third of value after hitting 52-week highs in June. One technical analyst foresees a bounce. “I actually am pretty constructive on Twitter at current levels,” Mark Newton, technical analyst at Newton Advisors, told CNBC’s “Trading Nation”
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Bull market business concept with a group of organized arrows going up as investor confidence in stock trading predicting future price increases as a financial symbol of profits.iStock They should be. Alternative investments are continuing to gain popularity for investors seeking to diversify their retirement plan assets, and advisors are taking notice. Savvy investors and their
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Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort depart the federal court in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)ASSOCIATED PRESS Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, signed a deed on Oct. 25 in his Virginia prison that transferred his five-bedroom mansion in Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens to his wife for $10.
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November’s sell-offs have pushed the popular FAANG stocks well below their average Wall Street price targets. Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet are now at least 20 percent below analysts’ expectations, while Netflix is as much as 35 percent below its average target. Matt Maley, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, said FAANG’s recent
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