Month: June 2021

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have been friends for over 60 years and business partners since 1978. During that time, they’ve both become billionaires while building Berkshire Hathaway into a $630 billion investment giant. But, to hear the two wealthy nonagenarians tell it, at least, all of that money wasn’t even the biggest prize of
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In this article ZM 6694.T-JP Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, revealed he is fond of Zoom, saying the videoconferencing software will keep thriving even as life goes back to normal after the pandemic. “I have fallen in love with Zoom,” Munger said during an interview with Becky Quick on CNBC’s special “Buffett & Munger:
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Robinhood will pay roughly $70 million in penalties for its systemwide outages and misleading communication and trading practices, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Wednesday. The settlement regards the technical failures Robinhood experienced in March of 2020, Robinhood’s lack of due diligence before approving customers to place options trades and purveying misleading information to customers
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In this article BBBY Source: Bed Bath & Beyond Bed Bath & Beyond fiscal first-quarter sales climbed nearly 50%, as the retailer’s turnaround initiatives including launching new brands and remodeling stores helped to draw in customers for everything from blenders to bath mats. The progress coming ahead of the key back-to-school shopping season was enough
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An aerial view of the company’s planned factory near Long Beach Airport in California. Relativity Space 3D-printing specialist Relativity Space is adding a second factory in Long Beach, California on the site of a former Boeing facility, where the company will move its headquarters and focus work on building fully reusable rockets. “This is really
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In this article MS Thomas Barwick When it comes to gender or racial diversity, the wealth management industry falls woefully short. Just about 23% of certified financial planners were female as of 2020, while less than 4% were Black or Latino, according to the CFP Board, which certifies planners. Executives from Morgan Stanley and Northwestern
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New travel companies are making it easier for remote workers to live and work abroad without the long-term commitment. So-called “workcations” are on the rise, with 74% of Americans who are working from home saying they would consider taking one, according to a report published in March by The Harris Poll. But rather than booking
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Legendary investor Warren Buffett said the economic consequences of the pandemic are falling disproportionately on small businesses and the unpredictability of Covid-19 is far from over. “The economic impact has been this extremely
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Jose Luis Pelaez | Getty Images Investors who want to capitalize on emerging trends — i.e., electric vehicles or remote work — may want to check out “thematic” exchange-traded funds. These ETFs provide a way for investors to engage in so-called thematic investing, which generally means buying stocks or other investments that may benefit from
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In this article 9988-HK 9888-HK FISV Leon Cooperman on CNBC’s “Halftime Report.” Scott Mlyn | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman said Tuesday that stock picking is key to superior returns going forward as the overall market has grown stagnant after a historic rebound from the pandemic hit. “In terms of my long-term outlook, to be honest
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In this article DOGE.CM= Germany-based travel site GetYourGuide has debuted U.S. offerings and the ability to pay with dogecoin. GetYourGuide German travel booking site GetYourGuide marked its expansion into the U.S. market Tuesday with the announcement that it now accepts dogecoin for payment. The Berlin-based firm, which says it’s booked 45 million-plus tours in 170
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Jason York | Getty Images State lawmakers around the country are increasingly tackling the retirement-savings gap head on. Maine has become the latest jurisdiction to enact a law to require most employers that don’t offer a retirement plan to automatically enroll their workers in an individual retirement account through a state-administered program. The New York
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In this article UAL A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines unveiled Tuesday its largest-ever aircraft order: 270 narrow-body jetliners from Boeing and Airbus as the carrier charts its post-pandemic growth. The fleet plan is central to United’s goal of capturing
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Mary Erdoes Adam Galica | CNBC JPMorgan Chase wants to take the sustainable-investing trend to the next level. To do that, the biggest U.S. bank by assets has agreed to buy OpenInvest, a San Francisco-based start-up backed by Andreessen Horowitz and founded by former Bridgewater Associates employees, CNBC has learned exclusively. It’s the third acquisition
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In this article GBTC OBTC Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images As the Securities and Exchange Commission punts decisions on approving bitcoin exchange-traded funds, companies have created other options to meet the growing demand for cryptocurrency. One alternative, bitcoin trusts, holds the digital currency, making it easier for investors to add cryptocurrency to their portfolios. “You’re
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