Two years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a renewed focus on communities and its Groups feature, boasting that it would help create a more “meaningful” social infrastructure. It worked. Last month, Zuckerberg told investors that “hundreds of millions” of users reported belonging in “meaningful groups,” up from one million in 2017, when the company
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The two far-right eurosceptic groups among the eight in the current parliament would see their share rise to 14 percent from 10 percent, despite the loss of Brexit campaigners the UK Independence Party. That reflects gains for Italy’s League, adding 21 seats, Germany’s AfD, gaining 11, and Marine Le Pen’s French National Rally, which would
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Mariotti pointed to a number of strong film releases as one reason that Funko is set for a stellar year. This year, the company will have figures tied to “Captain Marvel,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” “Frozen 2,” “It 2,” “Star Wars: Episode IX,” “Star Wars: The Mandalorian,” “Aladdin,” “Men in Black International,” and
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Money manager Douglas Gordon is worried about a potentially widespread problem in long-term investors’ portfolios. Gordon, who’s instrumental in building Russell Investments’ asset allocation strategies, believes many investors haven’t rebalanced their portfolios to reflect the historic 2019 stock market rally. According to Gordon, the market rally’s robust gains are tilting investors too far into stocks.
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Saddle River’s municipal tax rate has gone down six years in a row, said Dr. Al Kurpis, mayor of Saddle River and a dentist at Kurpis Center for Advanced Dentistry in nearby Ridgewood. Even still, residents have access to top-quality police force and public schools, according to Kurpis. The borough, which has money to spare
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines Co. planes stand on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Southwest Airlines Co. is scheduled to release earnings on January 25. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Southwest Airlines told its mechanics on Friday
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The Walt Disney Co.: “Don’t sell Disney yet. [CEO] Bob Iger’s doing an amazing job. I don’t know about this next couple of quarters. He’s got to do this big transition with the over-the-top. But I think, long term, you want to own Disney very badly.” American Superconductor Corp.: “I think it’s been too hot,
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CVS: Cramer said this will be one of the most critical shareholder calls to come this earnings season. As Amazon makes a foray into health care, CVS has aimed to bolster its competitive stance with its acquisition of health insurer Aetna. It’s a part of the company’s strategy to change focus from a brick-and-mortar franchise
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Most CEOs would not balk at the idea of Apple buying their company. But Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner is not like most CEOs. In January, CNBC’s Jim Cramer suggested that Apple should consider buying Epic, one of the largest private health IT companies in the world. The move would help Apple convince customers and
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