Month: January 2018

President Donald Trump has approved tariffs on imported solar cells and certain washing machines, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Monday. The protective tariffs on both kinds of imports would initially kick in at a higher rate in the first year, then decrease in subsequent years. For the first year, a 30 percent tariff would
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Source: Gooding & Co. A 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Speciale Coupe, auctioned by Gooding & Company, sold for more than $8 million. What’s more, a provision in the new tax law that prevents “value-in-kind exchanges” for cars has crimped sales at the top. Previously, collectors were allowed to sell one car and buy another of
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“The government shutdown will have an impact on real estate transactions should it continue for an extended period of time,” said Elizabeth Mendenhall, president of the National Association of Realtors, in a statement to CNBC. The shutdown, which began Saturday after congressional leaders failed to reach a spending agreement to keep the government funded, means
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I hear it from my friends, family and clients all the time. For many of us, our financial worlds came crashing down at the very start of our adult lives. My generation was faced with the brutal realization that our expensive educations wouldn’t be the financial cure-all we were believed they would be. In reality,
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U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton reported a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit after charges and gave an upbeat outlook for 2018, as higher oil prices continue to push U.S. production near record levels. Halliburton delivered an optimistic view for its U.S. and international operations as rising oil prices spur demand for oilfield services. Its results, like those
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Even with a government shutdown, CNBC’s Jim Cramer expects good things for the next leg of earnings season. “Earnings season is upon us and it is always a guessing game, but this time around the rules have changed,” the “Mad Money” host said. “Rather than worrying about whether companies will beat or miss their forecasts,
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On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama‘s opening to Cuba in order to starve the island’s military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change. That doesn’t appear to be happening.
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Hargreaves raised his price target to $270 from $230 for Netflix shares, representing 23 percent upside to Thursday’s close. The analyst noted a recent report from the International Telecommunication Union that revealed broadband internet access was rising worldwide faster than expected. That makes Netflix’s potential market bigger and “prompts a corresponding increase to our estimates
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