Investing

You get what you pay for. For investors of zero-fee ETFs, the hidden cost could be large, according to one industry expert. “There’s a big risk that investors could be pennywise, pound foolish,” Ben Johnson, director of global ETF research at Morningstar, said on CNBC’s “ETF Edge” on Monday. “They’re increasingly incurring costs that are
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Planet Fitness and Weight Watchers‘ stocks for years have been boosted by healthy trends, but the latter is now carrying too much risk to recommend, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. The “image-obsessed culture” of selfies and Instagram make people feel “under a lot of pressure to look good,” but shares of the nutrition company are
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The market rebound on Friday is worth celebrating given that Wall Street had its worst week of 2019, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. Businesses added 20,000 jobs in February, far short of the 170,000 that economists forecast, but the market shrugged it off, he said. The Dow Jones Industrial Average originally fell 221 points before closing
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An ongoing cryptocurrency bear market is not dampening interest for Fidelity’s new institutional cryptocurrency products. Fidelity Digital Assets, a new company created by the investing giant last year, has quietly rolled out its cryptocurrency custody and trade execution operations. In the past few months it has been up and running with institutional investors like hedge
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EPAM Systems Inc.: “I don’t know it. I gotta do work. I have not talked about EPAM Systems. We’ll do the work.” Exact Sciences Corp.: “It works. It works. Exact Sciences works. It’s a way to cut down on colon cancer.” Avalara Inc.: “If I’m gonna be in [finance software], I’m gonna be in Intuit.
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In Cramer’s lightning round, the “Mad Money” host flies through his thoughts about callers’ favorite stock picks: Funko Inc.: “We like Funko very much. Why do we like Funko? Because they had a blowout quarter and I know it’s got its doubters and short sellers, but I think it’s actually pretty good.” Turning Point Brands
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Stock buybacks are under attack — but they really may just be misunderstood, Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz suggested on Wednesday. “I worry that the general public doesn’t understand what happens to cash when it’s generated by a large corporation like us,” he said in an interview with CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” A number of things
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The so-called FANG shares have yet to regain their momentum since bouncing from lows during the December sell-off and gave way to the cloud stocks and semiconductors to lead the tech sector, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday. But with the tide of the market turning, current conditions could present an opportunity for the group to
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Coming off of a tumultuous week, Kraft Heinz could be due for another dividend cut, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned viewers Monday, calling it “pure baloney.” Investors once loved its cost-cutting strategies on top of Warren Buffett’s 27 percent stake in the company, but the “Mad Money” host said Wall Street’s “reverence” turned to “revulsion” after
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Warren Buffett remains bullish on index fund investing. After all, his own company can’t beat them. The billionaire investor told CNBC on Monday that Berkshire Hathaway’s chief stock pickers, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, have failed to beat the S&P 500. “Overall, they are a tiny bit behind the S&P, each, by almost the same
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JPMorgan Chase is tearing down walls and moving its San Francisco investment bankers onto “hot desks,” a space-saving layout that has long been a fixture at tech companies, while redesigning offices in Dallas and other cities. Shared workspaces have been relatively slow to catch on at banks, but JPMorgan is following recent renovations by some
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One of Goldman Sachs’ secret portfolios that tracks hedge funds’ most popular long positions is crushing the market. The so-called hedge fund “very important position” basket contains the 50 stocks that appear most often on the top 10 holdings of fundamentally-driven hedge funds, according to the firm. Goldman analyzed 880 hedge funds with $2.1 trillion
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