Month: October 2020

JPMorgan’s Business Complete Banking service Source: JP Morgan JPMorgan Chase is making a play to sell more services to millions of American small business owners, pushing into an area pioneered by fintech firms including Square, PayPal and First Data, CNBC has learned. The bank is rolling out a checking account that is paired with a
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(Photo: Getty Images | d3sign) SINGAPORE — Commercial real estate prices have plunged this year as people stopped going into offices, and retail businesses were disrupted. That could lead to a significant amount of losses for banks, according to a recent report. In previous downturns, commercial property loan losses were “heavy” and there are worrying
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The financial and legal obstacles besetting a long-planned Maryland light rail system could hinder other large-scale transportation public-private partnership projects, analysts said. The Maryland Department of Transportation assumed many contracts from Purple Line Transit Partners this month after the private partner shut down construction of the 16-mile, 21-station light rail line. PLTP is involved in
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Thesis Summary The Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund (FBGRX) is an ETF that invests most of its assets into blue-chip growth stocks. It has outperformed its peers and the market over the last few years and I have strong reasons to believe this will continue. The fund invests in large and established companies, which have
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Source: Texas Instruments | Wikipedia Volatility has once again returned to Wall Street. Swinging between positive and negative territory in the previous five sessions, the market’s movements have largely been tied to updates on the ongoing stimulus talks. Working for months to pass additional stimulus measures, both sides of the aisle are making a last-ditch
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Intel (INTC) — The chipmaker reported third-quarter earnings of $1.11 per share, in line with estimates. Revenue was higher than expected at $18.33 billion, while analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expected $18.25 billion. The company’s Data Center Group, however, saw revenue decline by 7%
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Pedestrians walk past a home with a “Sold” sign in San Francisco. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sales of existing homes rose a higher-than-expected 9.5 % in September to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6.54 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were up 20.9% annually. Sales could
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Since the COVID-related market meltdown in March, equity funds (including ETFs) have continued to suffer net outflows despite the average equity fund moving into positive territory and posting a year-to-date return of 2.93%. They have handed back some $317.0 billion year to date (their largest net outflows for any full one-year period) through the Refinitiv
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Jeffrey Smith, CEO of Starboard Value LP and Chairman of Papa John’s International Inc. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Company: ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACIW) Business: ACI Worldwide, Inc. develops and markets software products and services focused on facilitating electronic payments. Its products and services are used principally by financial institutions, retailers, billers and electronic payment processors,
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A “sold” sign is posted on a home in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. The housing market has … [+] staged a furious comeback this summer, even as the economy struggles to regain its footing. Home sales have surged to the highest level in more than a decade. The strength has been driven by
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With interest rates at historic lows and despite its poor credit ratings. New Jersey’s decision to tap the muni market instead of the Federal Reserve’s lending program for a planned $4 billion borrowing is seen as a prudent strategy by analysts. Opting for long-term general obligation bonds to cover coronavirus revenue losses makes more sense
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(L-R) Lloyd Blankfein and David Solomon attend NYSCF Annual Summer Cocktail Reception at Private Residence on July 15, 2016 in Sagaponack, NY. Sean Zanni | Patrick McMullan | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is moving to claw back tens of millions of dollars in compensation it’s paid executives including CEO David Solomon and former CEO Lloyd
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authentic medieval beautiful villages (borgo) of Italy getty Italy’s region of Emilia Romagna is paying people under 40 up to €30,000 to move to its mountain towns and buy or restore a house, in a bid to revamp depopulated areas.  The goal is to breathe new life into off-the-radar places where living conditions are tougher
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The CEO of real estate brokerage Redfin told CNBC on Thursday he anticipates the coronavirus pandemic-driven boom in the housing market will persist into next year. Existing home sales increased 9.4% in September, surpassing expectations, and the median purchase price rose nearly 15% year over year, according to data released earlier Thursday by the National Association of
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