Month: April 2021

Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Amazon — The e-commerce giant saw its shares gain 1% in midday trading after it reported a record first-quarter profit. The Seattle-based firm said profits more than tripled to $8.1 billion and January-to-March sales soared 44% to $108 billion. The results
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On Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row, just off Central Park, a luxury four-bedroom residence is up for sale. Featuring ten-foot ceilings, four-and-a-half bathrooms and an eat-in kitchen, the unit also includes 24-hour concierge service. The catch? Good luck finding it on the open market. The seller, whose identity was not disclosed, is soliciting offers from just a
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Financial advisors have seen clients make very smart, and pretty dumb, 401(k) plan decisions. FatCamera | Getty Images Lower-income homeowners could benefit from a new refinance program being launched by the U.S. government. Starting this summer, eligible borrowers will be able to refinance their mortgage at a reduced interest rate and lower monthly payment, saving
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Congestion pricing, a Manhattan Greenway, open-streets programs and a plethora of other uses are all at play as New York weighs recrafting its streets amid its emergence from COVID-19. “This is a long-term conversation that we and other cities are having, as to the use of the streets,” said Kathryn Wylde, president of the business
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In this article ENPH Solaray Director Jonathan Fisk moves a solar panel at the solar power installation company’s Sydney facility. Jason Reed | Reuters Shares of Enphase Energy dipped more than 14% on Wednesday after the company warned about the ongoing impacts of the chip shortage. For the first quarter the company, which makes microinverters
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday expressed some disappointment in Tesla‘s first-quarter earnings report and subsequent conference call. “I have to be somewhat critical. This was not the blowout quarter,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” describing the numbers released Monday by the electric vehicle maker as “very good” relative to certain industry peers. He
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Jim Robinson, portfolio manager of the Robinson Tax Advantaged Income Fund at Liberty Street Advisors, talks about the changing ways investors should view stocks and bonds. Within the municipal bond market, closed-end municipal bond funds may represent a particularly attractive opportunity. Robinson notes that at a time when the cost of leverage is falling, discounts
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft Endeavour docks with the International Space Station on April 24, 2021. NASA TV The second operational SpaceX crew mission arrived at the International Space Station early on Saturday morning, carrying four astronauts for a six month stay in space. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft ‘Endeavour,’ which launched on a Falcon 9 rocket
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The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust intends to sell $355.5 million of state revolving fund bonds this week, including a tranche that officials say is the first sustainability bond issuance for any state revolving fund program in the country. Retail and institutional sales are planned for Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, with proceeds to finance projects statewide
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Proposed legislation would require that co-op and condo boards require a reason for rejecting apartment buyers, and real estate experts say that while well intentioned, it would not do much to prevent rejections that aren’t already considered discrimination under the law.  Currently, building boards do not have to say why they’re turning down a prospective
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