There’s a natural fear that the threatened $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods may hurt investment portfolios. But while the stakes seem high, they are much higher if you get rid of mutual funds containing Chinese investments before careful analysis. It’s important to react slowly. Strategies to help portfolios survive a changing trade environment
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Huggies and Kleenex producer Kimberly-Clark reported better-than-expected first-quarter profit and sales on Monday, helped by strong growth in tissue sales. Shares of the company rose 2.5 percent at $102.50 in premarket trading on Monday. Revenue jumped 5 percent to $4.73 billion in the quarter ended March 31, beating analysts’ average estimate of $4.60 billion. Sales
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Shares of toy maker Hasbro plummeted in premarket trading Monday after the company posted weaker-than-expected earnings following the liquidation of Toys R Us. “As we discussed earlier in the year, our first quarter was expected to be difficult,” CEO Brian Goldner said in a statement Monday. “We are working to put the near-term disruption from
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Getty Images Dave Lesar (3rd L), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Halliburton, rings the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 18, 2014 in New York City Oilfield services provider Halliburton reported a 34 percent jump in first-quarter revenue on Monday as rising oil prices prompted North American companies to
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General Electric shares rose as much as 7 percent Friday after the Dow component’s upbeat first-quarter earnings. But few – if any – on Wall Street are calling it a comeback. “There’s absolutely no change to our thesis here,” J.P. Morgan analyst Stephen Tusa told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” Tusa said GE’s overall number
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These tensions have weighed on financial markets recently as investors fear a trade war between the two largest world economies may be around the corner. “Right now, the discussions over trade are really ones that may be impacting individual businesses,” Brainard said. However, Brainard also said the U.S. economy appears capable of handling tighter monetary
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The stakes are high for Apple as it fights to keep its place as the most valuable public company in the business world. The iPhone giant reports quarterly earnings on May 1, by which time iPhone X sales should be baked in to its results. Apple doesn’t usually release sales numbers of individual models. The
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Brazil and Mexico have caught the eye of U.S. executives as investment destinations after a sharp economic turnaround in Latin America. U.S. executives expect their companies to make deals in both Brazil and Mexico over the next 12 months, according to a survey conducted by EY. “As we approach full employment in the U.S., companies
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European leaders can build trust and fight populist threats by touting the economic benefits of closer integration, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Thursday. In a CNBC Facebook Live interview at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings 2018 in Washington, Padoan said strengthening euro area reforms would build more trust across
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The second significant change to Alphabet’s balance sheet comes because of a new accounting standard for equity security investments. Under the new rule, called Accounting Standards Update 2016-01, Alphabet has to report the unrealized gains and losses from its investments on its income statement. For example, Alphabet bought a stake in both ride-hailing start-up Uber
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