Finance

Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett, the 90-year-old “Oracle of Omaha,” remains a firm believer in the American dream, saying in his closely watched annual shareholder letter to “never bet against America.” “In its brief 232 years of existence … there has been no incubator for unleashing human potential like America,” the chairman
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Icons for the Monzo and Starling banking apps on a smartphone. Adrian Dennis | AFP via Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. should reform listings rules and visa applications to help its £11 billion ($15.3 billion) fintech sector thrive after Brexit, a government-commissioned review said Friday. Britain is one of the leading players in fintech
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Foot Locker (FL) – Foot Locker shares tanked 12.1% in premarket trading after quarterly revenue came in below Street forecasts and comparable-store sales unexpectedly declined. The athletic apparel and footwear retailer also reported quarterly profit of $1.55 per share, beating consensus by 20
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Brian Armstrong, co-founder and chief executive officer of Coinbase Inc. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Coinbase isn’t just enabling the trading of a bunch of bitcoin – it’s holding cryptocurrencies on its books. In the company’s prospectus for public market investors filed on Thursday, Coinbase disclosed ownership of $316.1 million worth of
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A GameStop store is pictured in New York, January 29, 2021. Carlo AllegriI | Reuters Shares of GameStop surged more than 90% in afternoon trading on Wednesday as investors poured into the brick-and-mortar retailer amid a C-suite shake-up. GameStop announced Wednesday that its chief financial officer Jim Bell will resign on March 26. “Mr. Bell’s
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Lowe’s (LOW) – The home improvement retailer reported quarterly profit of $1.33 per share, 12 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also came in above analysts’ forecasts. Same-store sales jumped 28.1%, compared to the 22% predicted by analysts surveyed by FactSet. Lowe’s shares
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Home Depot (HD) – The home improvement retailer beat quarterly estimates by 3 cents with earnings of $2.65 per share. Revenue came in above estimates as well. Comparable store sales jumped 24.5% during the fourth quarter, more than the 19.2% consensus estimate of analysts polled by FactSet. Home
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Zambato Mountain View Office Source: Zambato JPMorgan Chase is taking a stake in a private stock trading platform with links to Palantir to boost the bank’s efforts to connect buyers and sellers of hot pre-IPO company shares, CNBC has learned. The bank’s investment in Zanbato, a Mountain View, California based fintech start-up, is set to
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Citadel CEO Ken Griffin dismissed the idea that the firm improperly uses information it garners from its market-making operation as it comes under scrutiny from Congress about its role in the GameStop mania last month. “I think there’s been a number of misperceptions about the data we receive from the brokerage community. In fact, a
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The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine is crucial in creating longer and complete immunity as well as preventing variants of the virus, according to Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “We need to know that this is a two-dose vaccine, period,” Offit told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard
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A worker wearing a protective mask arranges shopping carts outside a Walmart store in Duarte, California, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. David Swanson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Walmart — Shares of the big box retailer dropped more than 5% after disappointing quarterly earnings. Walmart
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