A scene from Netflix’s miniseries “Chernobyl”. Source: Netflix We may be living in troubled times, but if you think that means that television shows with distressing subject matter would have trouble finding an audience, think again. Programming that traffics in gloom and doom, such as HBO’s “Chernobyl,” is resonating with large numbers of people, many
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Jim Cramer Scott Mlyn | CNBC Dell Technologies is a “ridiculously cheap” stock, despite investor concerns that an economic slowdown in China will eventually harm its business, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. Shares of the computer software company rallied in early May to $70 per share. But since mid-May, the stock has come right back
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The U.S. Commerce Department has banned five more Chinese entities from buying U.S. components after blacklisting telecom giant Huawei last month. Higon, Chengdu Haiguang Integrated Circuit, Chengdu Haiguang Microelectronics Technology, Sugon and Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology are the five Chinese firms added to the department’s entity list, according to a filing. The department
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The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Alphabet. Jeff Mills was a buyer of the Emerging Markets ETF. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Cisco. Guy Adami was a buyer of Exxon Mobil.  Trader disclosure: Tim Seymour is long AMZN, AAPL, ACBFF, ACRGF, AMZA,
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Hero Images | Getty Images Brits under the age of 30 are spending less for “fun” than they did in 2001, according to researchers. A report published Thursday Resolution Foundation, a U.K.-based think tank, found that young adults’ real-terms spending on non-essentials dropped by 7% between 2001 and 2018. Meanwhile, 50 to 64-year-olds’ leisure spending
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Jim Umpleby, CEO of Caterpillar Inc. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Friday: Atlantic Equities downgraded Caterpillar to ‘underweight’ from ‘neutral’ Atlantic Equities downgraded the stock citing expectations of weaker macroeconomic growth. “Given the relatively larger reductions to our EPS estimates for CAT and GWW, combined with our
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ABRA BELKE WAS IN LAW SCHOOL when she came across the Givling app, which calls itself “the world’s most incredible trivia game.” It promised winners payments toward their student debt. Belke was interested. Her student loan balance was more than $100,000 and she had previously won $62,000 on the syndicated game show, “Who Wants To
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A post-mortem by British lawmakers and regulators into the suspension of the U.K.’s best known stockpicker’s flagship fund could expose some systemic flaws in the fund industry, analysts have suggested. Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury Committee, last week wrote to the CEO of Britain’s most influential investment platform, FTSE
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