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Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Robinhood fired back at Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman Charlie Munger, who earlier this week said the free-trading app was having a “regrettable” impact on investors. The longtime business partner of Warren Buffett on Wednesday addressed the running controversy over Robinhood and similar applications, noting dangers from the allure
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A sign outside of a facility occupied by TreeHouse Foods in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Kristoffer Tripplaar | SIPA USA | AP Company: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) TreeHouse Foods Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois manufactures consumer packaged food and beverages, including a range of shelf-stable, refrigerated, fresh and frozen products. Its product categories include beverages, salad
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An artist’s illustration of the difference in size between the company’s Terran 1 rocket, to the left, and the planned Terran R rocket. Relativity Space Relativity Space, the 3D-printing rocket builder, is making another big bet: Developing a fully reusable rocket, designed to match the power and capability of SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 rockets. Called
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Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images The firm that provides clearing and settlement services for brokers proposed shortening the time it takes to settle a trade, amid the GameStop controversy that caused brokerages like Robinhood to restrict trading. The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, or DTCC, outlined what a T+1, or one-day settlement period,
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Chesnot | Getty Images MicroStrategy announced Wednesday it bought just over $1 billion worth of additional bitcoin, just days after finalizing another sale of convertible debt. The Virginia-based enterprise software company said it paid an average price of $52,765 per bitcoin, including fees and other expenses. Its acquisition of approximately 19,452 bitcoins puts MicroStrategy’s total
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Adam Jeffery | CNBC After experiencing unusually broad market momentum since November, stocks are overdue for a lengthy pause or a correction. Stock picking will matter from here as the economic reopening determines different winners and losers. According to a team of J.P. Morgan strategists, “it wouldn’t be surprising to witness consolidation” given the current
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An illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover landing safely on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA successfully landed its fifth robotic rover on Mars on Thursday, with the U.S. space agency confirming that Perseverance touched down safely on the red planet’s surface. The rover is the most technologically advanced robot that NASA has ever sent to Mars, with the
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Carl Icahn at the 6th annual CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference on September 13, 2016. Heidi Gutman | CNBC Company: Bausch Health Companies Inc. (BHC) Bausch Health Companies Inc, formerly Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, is a Canada-based company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices and over-the-counter
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Former TD Ameritrade CEO Fred Tomczyk told CNBC on Friday he believes retail stock market investors have never had it better when it comes to competing against Wall Street pros. “When you think about what the retail investor has today, they have free trading, free research, free investor education, and they have faster and better
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Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin Source: CNBC | YouTube During Thursday’s GameStop hearing, Citadel Securities’ Ken Griffin defended a controversial method brokerages use to make money, and said his firm would adapt if new regulations prohibited the practice. Lawmakers finally got a chance to press Robinhood, Citadel and Reddit chiefs about the GameStop trading controversy. Members
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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S. December 13, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told CNBC on Thursday that there could be parts of the U.S. stock market in which investors should exercise caution. In an
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Bill Gates told CNBC the Reddit-fueled trading mania in GameStop and other stocks was reminiscent of betting at a casino and not investing. The billionaire philanthropist and tech entrepreneur’s comments ran Thursday on “Squawk Box,” hours before the House Financial Services Committee holds a hearing on the GameStop short squeeze that was sparked last month.
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Interactive Brokers chairman Thomas Peterffy told CNBC Wednesday that the U.S. financial system faced greater stress during the GameStop trading frenzy than is generally recognized. “We have come dangerously close to the collapse of the entire system and the public seems to be completely unaware of that, including Congress and the regulators,” Peterffy said in an interview
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CEO & Co-Founder Vaynermedia Gary Vaynerchuk speaks at the Brand U Event at Nasdaq MarketSite. Roy Rochlin | Getty Images The newfound influence of Reddit users on the stock market is just a microcosm of what’s to come in the technology era, advertising guru Gary Vaynerchuk told CNBC Wednesday. “You’re seeing the maturity of the internet
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