Boeing, Lockheed Martin and CSX Transportation are the stocks to buy within the industrial sector, Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com told CNBC on Tuesday. “I follow the trend lines. So far this market just looks like it wants to push higher,” Gordon said on CNBC’s “Fast Money.” Industrial-sector stocks have fallen in the crosshairs of PresidentDonald
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As trade tensions between the U.S. and China heat up, expect to pay for it at the cash register. “Every time this trade war escalates, the risk to U.S. consumers grows,” Matthew Shay, the president and CEO of the National Retail Federation, said in a statement. “With these latest tariffs, many hardworking Americans will soon
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Decades ago the problem for individual investors was getting enough information without buying costly subscription services. Thanks to the internet, investors now have access to free, real-time data at the click of a button. The challenge lies in selecting the right information for assessing a specific stock and evaluating it correctly. The process of selecting
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FedEx reported quarterly profit that missed Wall Street estimates on Monday, as employee compensation and other expenses weighed on results. Shares in the Memphis-based package delivery company fell 5 percent Tuesday. FedEx and rival United Parcel Service are considered bellwethers for the U.S. economy and investors are monitoring U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff battle with
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Gary Cohn, the White House’s former top economic advisor, said Monday that Jamie Dimon would make a “phenomenal president” days after the J.P. Morgan Chase chief executive said he could beat President Donald Trump in an election. “I think Jamie would make a phenomenal president. I think Jamie would be a spectacular president,” Cohn said
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The cloud license and on-premises license generated revenue of $867 million, compared with the $865 million consensus estimate among analysts. Hardware revenue came in at $904 million, while services revenue was $813 million. Last week, analysts at KeyBanc Capital Markets lowered their estimates for Oracle’s next few quarters. “Oracle’s move to the cloud is taking
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Interest rates have been marching steadily upward for months, and the Fed has indicated plans to raise interest rates twice more before year’s end in an effort to temper inflation amid a growing economy and sustained job growth. “There’s been a sea change in the markets,” said Matt Diczok, fixed-income strategist for Merrill Lynch and
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The mental roadblocks humans tend to throw in front of their efforts to make sound decisions have come to be known as “cognitive biases.” Cognitive biases are so apparent and so inherent that there’s no disputing their existence. Psychological research has identified an array of cognitive biases. Given the foundational level at which these biases
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Jose M. Osorio | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a press conference following a Chicago City Council meeting at city council chambers in City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.  The city of Chicago is considering implementing monthly payments to struggling families to cover costs of food,
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If you’re trying to guess where Amazon‘s second headquarters will be, forget about the complicated analyses of metro-area workforces, education levels, housing costs, colleges and tax rates. Instead, take a look at where Jeff Bezos lives and where he spends his spare time. By that measure, Amazon’s HQ2 will almost certainly be in the Washington,
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One of the first decisions you will have to make is whether to take all of your winnings upfront in a lump sum, or take the jackpot in periodic payments — known as an annuity — to you and your heirs. While the lump-sum payment is typically smaller than the advertised prize since you are
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GameStop, the world’s largest video game and gaming console retailer, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due to lower sales of video game software at its outlets. Shares of the company fell about 5 percent to $14.43 after the bell on Thursday. Net sales from the video game software business fell 18.5 percent to
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