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American multinational sport clothing brand Nike store seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images The deadly coronavirus, whose spread accelerated around the globe, is battering the stock market, and some U.S. companies are particularly vulnerable to the disease as their growth has been driven by Chinese consumers. Wall Street analysts
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Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Peloton Wedbush recently initiated coverage of the exercise equipment maker with an outperform rating and believes the sky’s the limit for the company. The firm called Peloton’s business an “enduring force” and is bullish on the company’s ability to hold and retain customers in its subscription business. “Today, this business is
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Mike Rasnic sits on the front porch of his home which is surrounded by floodwater on March 22, 2019 in Craig, Missouri. Scott Olson | Getty Images The risks of climate change are already impacting investors, with increasingly frequent climate disasters like wildfires, drought, flooding and heatwaves threatening business operations and properties across the world.
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American Express reported fourth-quarter results that beat analyst expectations, sending the stock higher as card fee revenues grew more than expected. The shares rose 2% in premarket trading Friday. Here’s how the payments company’s results compared to what Wall Street analysts expected: Earnings: $2.03 per share vs $2.01 per share forecast by Refinitiv Revenue: $11.365
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David Solomon, Goldman Sachs Adam Galica | CNBC Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told CNBC on Thursday that starting this year, his investment bank wouldn’t help companies go public without at least one “diverse” board member.   “Starting on July 1st in the US and Europe, we’re not going to take a company public unless there’s
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Global index and fund provider MSCI said Tuesday that investors need to more readily integrate ESG metrics, or a company’s environmental, social and governance factors, into investing philosophies. “We are sounding the alarm bells that if you are an investment institution and you’re not embracing this and taking it into account, it’s going to be
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Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase.  Adam Jeffery | CNBC J.P. Morgan Chase announced the creation of a new business called the Development Finance Institution to boost private investment in emerging-market development projects. The lender said it can finance more than $100 billion annually from its investment bank and created a formal
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FAANG stocks displayed at the Nasdaq. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Morgan Stanley and Nomura analysts on Friday raised their price targets for Apple stock as the tech giant’s shares continue to surge. However, the latter cautioned that inflated iPhone 12 expectations “may make the music stop” and questioned market enthusiasm about a “5G supercycle.” In
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McDonalds Big Mac Getty Images Wall Street analysts say there’s no shortage of high quality stocks with upside for investors as 2020 gets underway. Many analysts named their top picks this week and CNBC looked at the most recent research to find the best picks. Stocks include Verizon, McDonald’s, Estee Lauder, Facebook, Simon Property Group,
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Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightning II Robert Sullivan | FlickrCC Shares of defense companies outperform the broader market in the six months after a crisis event in the Middle East, according to an analysis by CNBC. Defense stocks have risen since a U.S. airstrike killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s top military commander, last
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Oil prices tend to see sustained gains following Middle East crisis events, while stocks eventually churn higher as safe haven assets gold and Treasurys fade from their initial pops, according to historical analysis. Oil prices jumped roughly 4% on Friday after a United States airstrike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, one of Iran’s top military
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Still from “The Mandalorian” on Disney+. Disney Disney shares were on the rise to kick off 2020 after some Wall Street analysts estimated significant growth from its new streaming service and recommended clients keep buying the stock. Rosenblatt Securities analyst Bernie McTernan expects Disney+ to attract 25 million users by the end of the first
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at COP 24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Katowice, Poland on 5 December, 2018. Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Investing for climate change had been a niche on Wall Street, often generating sub-par returns, but in the coming
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Logo and mascot ‘Ali cattle’ at the headquarters of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Technology and bank stocks in Asia dominated the top picks for analysts in 2019, as shares in the region made strong gains this year. Mainland Chinese stocks also rallied this year, with the Shanghai composite
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