Month: September 2018

If you want to give money to charities you believe in, you may want to consider two strategies that can help you boost your bottom line. Instead of giving cash, try donating appreciated securities, such as stocks or mutual funds, according to certified financial planner Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning. If you itemize
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Universal Images Group | Getty Images Wembley Stadium in Wembley, United Kingdom. The iconic Wembley Stadium, known as the home of English soccer, could be sold to U.S. billionaire Shahid Khan for 600 million pounds ($790.4 million) — if the deal gets full support within the Football Association of England, according to the Financial Times.
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Delta Air Lines said it resumed operations after a “technology issue” briefly halted domestic departures on Tuesday evening. The second-largest U.S. airline had issued a ground stop for U.S. flights, which prevented planes from departing. It said there had “been no disruption or safety issue with any Delta flight currently in the air.” Delta tweeted
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Salesforce’s partnership with Apple may be new, but Marc Benioff has felt connected to the iPhone maker for decades, the Salesforce chief told CNBC on Tuesday. Having worked at Apple in the 1980s as a programmer, “I have Apple in my veins,” Benioff told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview at Dreamforce,
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Proponents of the three-fund or lazy portfolio say you don’t. Investing doesn’t have to be complicated, according to Taylor Larimore, author of several books on investing. Simpler really is better. A three-fund portfolio uses basic asset classes via three “total market” index funds: usually bonds, domestic stocks and international stocks. One caveat: As you start
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Intel’s manufacturing technology issues will haunt the chipmaker for a long time, according to Raymond James. The firm lowered its rating to underperform from market perform for Intel shares, citing its delays in moving to its next generation chip process technology. “Intel’s biggest strategic problem is their delay on 10nm production – we don’t expect
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The low-fee revolution in investment products is evidence that a total wealth return reporting standard inclusive of tax consequences would lead to improved outcomes for clients. Since the Securities and Exchange Commission forced investment companies to report performance results net of fees, these expenses have fallen precipitously. The same outcome could be expected with the
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Each person’s individual investing strategy may be different, but there are things every investor should avoid. Many individuals start investing with little to no education about the markets and learn the hard way by losing money. Instead, take note of these four investing mistakes. 1. Trying to time the market. Popularized by film and social
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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan to leave the company in the coming weeks, adding to the challenges facing Instagram’s parent company, Facebook. Mr. Systrom, Instagram’s chief executive, and Mr. Krieger, the chief technical officer, notified Instagram’s leadership team and Facebook on Monday of their
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Comcast Corp. may be paying a lofty price to buy European cable operator Sky PLC, but the market is reacting far too harshly to what could be a very lucrative deal for Comcast, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday. “The textbook example of Wall Street’s aversion to long-term thinking is really the stock of Comcast, the
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Shares of Advanced Micro Devices have gained more than one hundred percent in the past three months and one analyst believes there may be more room to go. On Monday RBC’s Mitch Steves initiated the stock with an outperform rating and a 12-month price target of $40, representing 29% upside from Friday’s close. RBC’s base
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