Thomas Hugger, founder and CEO of fund manager Asia Frontier Capital, added: “We are not really bullish on the oil price due to the strong push by China to reduce the air pollution. However, each investment has its price and if the valuation is very attractive (which I doubt) it could be worth an investment.”
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer had a unique experience during the historic market crash of 1987 that occurred 30 years ago Thursday. “People always want to talk about Black Monday, 30 years ago today where the Dow lost 500 points, erasing more than 20 percent of the market’s value,” the “Mad Money” host said. “But as bad
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It’s the first time that wearables have been mentioned in a Verizon conference call in the past five years, according to FactSet, and the first time that wearables have been a category big enough to mention in a Verizon earnings release. The “other devices” category also includes MiFi devices, for instance, a spokesperson said. But
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PayPal posted a strong earnings report Thursday as Venmo payment volume nearly doubled year over year. Here’s how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected: EPS: 46 cents vs. 43 cents expected, according to Thomson Reuters Revenue: $3.24 billion vs. $3.18 billion expected, according to Thomson Reuters In the year-ago quarter, PayPal reported
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Private-sector employees offered retirement savings plans to about 63 percent of working-age people in 1999. By 2016, that had only inched up to 66 percent, the report said. In 2015, defined-contribution plans such as 401(k)s, along with individual retirement accounts, held about $12.6 trillion in assets, compared with the $2.9 trillion in traditional pensions, which
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Boeing said on Thursday it invested in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based firm that develops technologies enabling autonomous flight such as drones. In addition to the undisclosed investment, Boeing said the two companies will also explore products and applications for emerging markets such as urban mobility. It was the first investment in autonomous technologies by
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Ask about your options for paying the down payment and closing costs, said Allan, who blogs about personal finance at FrugalBeautiful.com and now, after her experience, at Realestatewirefraud.com. You may be able to bring a paper certified check or cashier’s check to the closing or an agent’s office ahead of time, avoiding the possibility the
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Cellphone service providers have seen expectations shift over the past few years. Phones used to be subsidized on two-year contracts, but most major American carriers have moved toward monthly payment plans as phone costs rise: The latest flagship phone from Apple, the iPhone X, is nearly $1,000. Seventy-eight percent of Verizon’s postpaid phone base has
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At the moment, the Tezos Foundation holds all of the fundraising proceeds, while the Breitmans, through their Delaware company, control much of Tezos’ intellectual property. The plan is for the foundation to acquire the Breitmans’ company and release the technology under a free software license, according a “Transparency Memo” on the Tezos website. Gevers, who
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American Express on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ expectations and raised its forecast for the year. The company also announced that Stephen Squeri will succeed Kenneth Chenault as CEO, effective Feb.1, 2018. Here’s how the company did in the third quarter compared with what Wall Street expected: EPS: $1.50 vs. $1.48
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States that have fallen behind on their pension obligations have been underfunding their pensions for years. Many have also used outdated investment forecasts that count on unrealistic returns. Some states have implemented pension reforms, closing their funds to new employees and freezing existing plans. But those measures have also cut contributions from active workers, reducing
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Timothy Fadek | Bloomberg | Getty Images Passengers use self check-in kiosks inside the United Continental Holdings Inc. terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey. United Continental, the parent company of United Airlines, is set to report quarterly earnings and revenue after the bell on Wednesday. Here’s how Wall Street expects
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