Finance

Amid an outcry about Federal Reserve officials owning and trading individual securities, an in-depth look by CNBC at officials’ financial disclosures found three who last year held assets of the same type the Fed itself was buying, including Chairman Jerome Powell. None of these holdings or transactions appeared to violate the Fed’s code of conduct.
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In this article GSKY GS Sam Edwards | Getty Images The day before Goldman Sachs announced its $2.2 billion purchase of fintech lender GreenSky, someone placed options trades that immediately soared in value, moves that market participants say indicates advance knowledge of the deal. On Sept. 14, the trader bought 8,000 options that would only
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An exterior view of the Oracle Field Office at Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia, October 18, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Oracle – The tech company’s shares slid more than 3% after Oracle’s first-quarter revenue missed expectations. The company reported sales of $9.73 billion, which was
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Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images House Democrats proposed a slew of changes to retirement accounts for the rich on Monday, part of a re-structuring of the tax code tied to a $3.5 trillion budget plan. Taken together, Democrats’ reforms aim to erode the use of retirement accounts as a perceived tax shelter for
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The SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich, Switzerland. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images SIX, Switzerland’s stock exchange, has won regulatory approval to launch its long-awaited digital bourse. The SIX Digital Exchange said Friday it obtained two licenses from FINMA, the country’s markets watchdog, to operate a stock exchange and depository for blockchain-based securities. SIX
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In this article WFC BHC-CA ENDP AFRM 7203.T-JP NLSN Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Affirm Holdings (AFRM) – Affirm soared 22.4% in the premarket as the “buy now, pay later” company’s revenue easily topped estimates. Active merchant numbers more than quintupled and Affirm issued a positive outlook as well. Toyota Motor
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