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Why Chicago Bridge & Iron Stock Plunged 49.2% in 2017

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 3:05pm

The engineering and construction company's woes left investors fuming.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: I didn’t realize Davos was ‘t...

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:28pm

United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin discusses why it is important for President Trump to attend the Davos World Economic Forum, where business elite and world leaders gather.

These Are All the Sam's Club Locations That Are Closing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:12pm

These Are All the Sam's Club Locations That Are Closing

The Real Nafta Problem Is With Canada, Not Mexico, Ryan Says

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:02pm

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the biggest problem with the North American Free Trade Agreement “comes from the North.”

Alibaba's Taobao again on U.S. blacklist list for fakes

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 1:43pm

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's (BABA.N) hugely popular Taobao Marketplace is one of 25 online markets that along with 18 physical markets made the USTR's annual list of the world's most "notorious markets" for sales of pirated and counterfeit goods. While Taobao's inclusion does not carry any direct penalties, it is a blow to Alibaba's efforts to shed perceptions that its sites are riddled with fakes and that its anti-piracy policies are inadequate. "A high volume of infringing products reportedly continue to be offered for sale and sold on and stakeholders continue to report challenges and burdens associated with IP enforcement on the platform," the USTR said.

No Need to Rush Into General Electric Company Stock

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 1:41pm

Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) had a horrendous 2017. All said, General Electric stock fell 45% last year. It’s got many investors thinking that they missed the bottom in General Electric stock.

Here's What's Ahead for Altria Group in 2018

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 1:41pm

Find out if the cigarette giant can build on a quiet 2017.

The Trump tax cuts aren’t helping CenturyLink workers

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 1:24pm

Employees of dozens of companies are getting raises or bonuses because of the recently passed tax reform bill. CenturyLink workers have not been so lucky.

The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, just donated $33 million to educate Dreamers in honor of his immigrant father

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 1:06pm

Jeff Bezos has donated $33 million to provide college scholarships to a group of immigrants who were brought to the US as children and temporarily protected from deportation under a program the Trump administration is phasing out. Bezos has been vocal in pressuring the Trump administration and Congress to bring back protections for these immigrants, known as Dreamers. As members of Congress debate the future of a program that temporarily protects from deportation nearly 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the US as children, the world's richest man has delivered a strong message.

Some Great News for Apple Inc. iPhone SE Fans

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:30pm

The tech titan's next-generation small-screen iPhone could come with this cool feature.

Google is well-positioned to crush its competition in 4 big areas in 2018 (GOOG, GOOGL)

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:28pm

The company's plays in mobile computing, AI and its cloud services have positioned it well for growth. To view Google's stock price in real time, click here. UBS Analyst Eric Sheridan has named Google a top pick for growth in 2018, given the Silicon Valley giant's sustained operating performance, capital allocation, and its potential big boost from cash repatriation under the new tax law.

After Trump’s vulgar comments, Sarah Sanders in for a ‘brutal’ press briefing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:20pm

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer weighs in on President Trump’s vulgar comments about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, discussing how White House press secretary Sarah Sanders should handle the controversy.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box may have just leaked — and it seems to reveal the phone's key features

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:22am

An image recently uploaded to Reddit could potentially be the Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box. The box gives away many details of the upcoming Galaxy S9. Samsung has confirmed the Galaxy S9 will be unveiled in February.

Saudi Arabia reassuring foreign investors with corruption crackdown

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:42am

Kacy Grine, Ares Holdings Chairman and advisor to Prince Al-Waleed, on Saudi Arabia’s corruption crackdown and efforts to ease foreign investors’ concerns.

Jamie Dimon couldn’t be happier with JPMorgan’s $2.4 billion tax hit

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:15am

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon finally got what he wanted: a $2.4 billion tax charge that was about $400 million more than expected. Rival Goldman Sachs may take an even bigger $5 billion hit when it reports earnings next week. These expenses stem from the US tax cuts that were signed into law late last year.…

Americans reveal their top money goals for 2018: is yours on the list?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 9:45am

According to a new report by NerdWallet, 84% of people made money-related resolutions for 2018. If you’re hoping to save money this year, you’re in good company: 60% of people listed saving money as their top goal. Paying down debt, sticking to a budget, and improving credit scores were other popular resolutions.

The VIX Is Dangerously Close to a Tipping Point

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:42am

Stocks soared on Thursday thanks to the largest gain by transportation stocks since 2001 and a rally in Treasury bonds as fears China could slow its bond purchases — the reason for some market unpleasantness earlier in the week — faded away after officials essentially labeled the report fake news.

Your Paycheck Could Increase Very Soon -- Here’s How Much You Can Expect

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:33am

New IRS federal tax-withholding guidelines should give millions of Americans higher paychecks in 2018.

FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Posts Narrower-than-Expected Q4 Loss

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:31am

FuelCell Energy (FCEL) posted narrower-than-expected loss in the fourth quarter of 2017. Further, revenues beat the Zacks Consensus by 91.6%.

3 Things That Affect When You Should Apply for Social Security

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:18am

Are you keeping these critical points in mind?