Amazon’s public cloud could be bound for space. The cloud-computing division, Amazon Web Services, has been looking to hire people for an initiative involving space and satellite systems, though the company has never publicly discussed such a project. On Tuesday the website This Just In, which covers Amazon, published a report after spotting two job
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Earlier in the day, Dalio told CNBC that the current economic cycle is in the seventh inning and predicted it has about two years left to run. The co-chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates warned that investors should be “more defensive” in the stock market and “as time progresses” he sees the risks
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Americans can calculate if they are lower, middle or upper class by using Pew Research Center’s updated calculator. The interactive asks for state, metropolitan area, household income before taxes and number of people within a household to determine people’s “income tier.” Pew uses government data as recent as 2016 to calculate results. A couple with
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Investors should buy CBS on the dip, because it is a very attractive acquisition target for companies outside of the television industry, B. Riley FBR managing director and analyst Barton Crockett told CNBC on Monday. “CBS is a huge brand; it’s the most watched network on TV. They also have Showtime, which is big and
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Public companies are governed differently. And boards of directors, half of whose members must be independent, take their legally established responsibilities seriously. For example, their fiduciary responsibility requires directors to act in the best interests of the corporation. Their supervisory role involves oversight of the CEO and other officers. And their duty of care obligates
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When plotted over time on a graph, the spread of the two rates normally forms a curve — the wider the difference, or spread, the more pronounced the curve. This curve is what’s known as the yield curve, though there are other curves involving yield differences. When long-term bond rates are higher (they usually are
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Becoming too emotionally attached to investments can result in irrationally clinging to an asset longer than you should. This can be especially true of stock issued or sold to you by your employer. Taking an unrealistic view of your company stock can lead to a critical lack of portfolio diversification. Whether it’s being overconfident about
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