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Dara Khosrowshahi Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Monday: HSBC upgraded Uber and Lyft to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ HSBC said in its upgrade of Uber and Lyft that regulatory concerns surrounding both companies are already priced in. “Investor sentiment has turned more sour on ride-hailing stocks
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J.P. Morgan has placed two precious metals traders on leave — including the global head of base and precious metals trading — as the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into the firm’s trading practices continues. Michael Nowak, a managing director at J.P. Morgan who also heads the firm’s precious metals trading unit, was put on leave
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Traders work at the Bolsa de Mercadorias e Futuros, Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F), in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marcos Issas | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investing in Latin America’s equity markets can be scary, but Luiz Maria Ribiero has cracked a winning formula. Ribiero manages the DWS Latin America Equity fund (SLARX), which has
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Apple disputed the negative call by Goldman Sachs on Friday, which hit the stock, taking issue with the firm’s negative characterization on how Apple would account for its new TV+ service. Goldman said that the one-year free trial of the TV+ service would have a “material negative impact” on earnings by showing lower hardware profit
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A booth of Micron Technology at an industrial fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Kai Pfaffenbach | Reuters Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Wednesday: Longbow upgraded Micron to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ Longbow said it sees improving fundamentals in the memory and flash storage chip market. “Our checks highlight upside in shipments and improving
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Marcus Wolf of German e-cigarette manufacturer Eazzi tests a new vaping cigarette at the Eazzi headquarters in Gelnhausen, Germany, January 29, 2019. Kai Pfaffenbach | Reuters Piper Jaffray lowered its rating of tobacco company Altria to neutral from overweight due to rising concern about its potential merger with Philip Morris, as well as the increasing
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An activist investor with a penchant for bold calls about companies losing value spoke to CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday about his latest position, which bets that household products company Church & Dwight will lose half its value. Spruce Point Capital founder Ben Axler published a report last week expressing “significant concerns” about Church &
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White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said recent conversations with China “went very well.” “The phone call the night before last with Secretary Mnuchin and Lighthizer and Vice Premier Liu He went very well. That’s important,” Kudlow said Friday on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street. “The phone lines have been open during this period and
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Source: Waste Connections Christopher Warner and Ozo Jaculewicz helped build one of the top-performing funds of 2019 with an unconventional bet: Waste Connections. Waste Connections, a waste management company based in Canada, has the largest weight in the Wells Fargo Asset Management Discovery fund (WFDAX), which is managed by Warner and Jaculewicz. Their bet on
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell should admit he was wrong to increase interest rates so aggressively last year, as the U.S.-China trade dispute was escalating, economic growth was starting to cool and the stock market was tanking. Powell should acknowledge the mistake and change course, Cramer said. “Why can’t
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the ongoing trade war between China and the U.S. is weighing down companies’ investment decisions. “I think it is the case that uncertainty around trade policy is causing some companies to hold back now on investment,” Powell said in Switzerland. ”We’ve been hearing quite a bit about uncertainty. So
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In this photo illustration, a visual representation of a cryptocurrency sits on display in front of a Facebook logo. Chesnot | Getty Images When it comes to the development and regulation of cryptocurrencies, many in Washington have been producing more heat than light. By all accounts, the crypto industry and its dozens of digital asset
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President Donald Trump answers questions in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, August 20, 2019. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Citi no longer sees a conclusion to the trade war with China before the next U.S. presidential election, the investment bank said in a research report on Wednesday. “[The] base case for the
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