Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of American Express tumbled nearly 3 percent in after-hours trading. The financial services company beat analysts’ expectations on earnings for its second quarter, posting $1.84 per share versus the estimated $1.82 per share. However, American Express missed analysts’ revenue estimates, generating $10 billion versus the
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Among these first tasks, Hoyt says, should be designating beneficiaries on your financial accounts. “It’s very basic, but it’s more powerful than a will,” he said. “That way, assets don’t have to go through probate.” Another thing people may not know is that most brokerages let you attach transfer-on-death instructions to your non-retirement account. In
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The company also said it has included items from its employees on board the rocket. The opportunity is a part of Blue Origin’s internal “Fly My Stuff” program, which will send their belongings into space and then return them, giving employees a memento of the company’s progress. In April, Blue Origin’s eighth New Shepard mission
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of L Brands Karen Finerman was a buyer of Lowes Steve Grasso was a buyer of Snap Guy Adami was a buyer of Cleveland-Cliffs Trader disclosure: On July 17, 2018 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended
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Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois. Abbott Laboratories raised its full-year earnings forecast and reported a quarterly profit that beat analysts’ estimates, powered by higher sales across its businesses, including its top-earning medical device unit. The diversified health-care company said on Wednesday medical device sales rose 11.3
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The trade war with the U.S. couldn’t have come at a worse timing for China, which had just begun focusing “in earnest” on fixing problems with its economy, J.P. Morgan analysts said on Wednesday. Many analysts have suggested that the impact of the Washington-Beijing trade skirmish will be relatively muted on the Chinese economy, noting
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Sonic Automotive stock plummeted nearly 10 percent in after-hours trading. The automotive retailer said that gross margin pressure in key brands negatively impacted its second-quarter results. Jeff Dyke, Sonic Automotive’s executive vice president of operations, said its BMW and Honda dealerships faced lower gross profit per
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First, you receive a call about your student loans. The person on the other end offers to lower your monthly payments or make your debt disappear all together, potentially for a fee. Sounds great, right? You go through the steps, sharing your federal student loan ID and other sensitive information along the way. No worrisome
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Goldman Sachs said profit surged 40 percent to $2.57 billion, exceeding analysts’ estimates on better-than-expected revenue from every major business with the exception of trading. The stock slipped as the company said legal and regulatory costs increased. Earnings of $5.98 per share beat the $4.66 estimate of analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Company-wide revenue rose
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Johnson & Johnson‘s pharmaceutical business fueled the company’s second-quarter growth, while its consumer unit lagged. The sprawling health company beat revenue and earnings estimates for the quarter and narrowed its full-year forecast. J&J’s pharmaceutical business and medical device segments topped expectations, while its consumer unit fell short. Here’s how the company did compared with what
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