Month: June 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (June 30): The government has extended the Home Ownership Campaign for six months, till December 31 this year, announced Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin, following strong interest in the campaign and recommendations for an extension from home buyers and developers. She said this in a statement today, in which she also
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Goldman Sachs upgraded Procter & Gamble on Friday and said the consumer staples giant offers shareholders a “potential double-digit return.” “We believe there is a role in investors’ portfolios for a large liquid global staples company such as this and note that PG remains the most underweight US listed mega-cap global consumer packaged goods company
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A measure under consideration in Congress could have big implications for how you view your Social Security statements. The bill, called the Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of 2019, or BETTER Act, includes a provision that would reinstate mailed Social Security statements. Since 2012, the Social Security Administration has scaled back the
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The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of the China Internet ETF. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Alibaba.  Guy Adami was a buyer of Shake Shack.  Trader disclosure: Pete Najarian is long calls ALLY, ASHR, BABA, BOX, DBX, DOCU, DVN, FCX, GDX, GLD, JD,
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(June 25): Stocks in Asia looked set to drift Tuesday after their U.S. counterparts slipped for a second session in a lackluster session. Treasuries gained, while the dollar declined. Equity futures were slightly lower in Japan, Australia and South Korea. The S&P 500 posted a modest loss as energy producers dropped in the wake of
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Americans for Tax Reform’s Grover Norquist told CNBC on Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to eliminate outstanding student loan debt in the country ignores the real problem of going to college. The Vermont independent’s legislation seeks to cancel $1.6 trillion in existing loans by taxing stock and bond transactions. Norquist took a jab at
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Karen Simons Source: Karen Simons Karen Simons was out of the professional world for more than 20 years to raise her three children. Now she’s a financial planner at the investment advisory firm Yeske Buie. She made that change happen through a “returnship,” the grown-up version of a college internship that companies are increasingly offering
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Are traditional banks ready for this new banking reality? In recent years, incumbent banks have had to grapple with diminishing return on equity and rising regulatory costs. They now have to battle with a new breed of competitors that may or may not necessarily be subject to the same strict rules.
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The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Alphabet. Jeff Mills was a buyer of the Emerging Markets ETF. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Cisco. Guy Adami was a buyer of Exxon Mobil.  Trader disclosure: Tim Seymour is long AMZN, AAPL, ACBFF, ACRGF, AMZA,
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