Month: December 2019

Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Dec. 13, 2019. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76 points The Dow rose 76.30 points, or 0.27% to end the day at 28,538.44. The S&P 500 was up 0.29% to 3,230.78. The Nasdaq
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at COP 24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Katowice, Poland on 5 December, 2018. Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Investing for climate change had been a niche on Wall Street, often generating sub-par returns, but in the coming
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CEO Cussion Kar Shun Pang rings the opening bell at the NYSE.  Photo: NYSE Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading: Tencent Music — Shares of Tencent Music rose 1.4% after Universal Music Group sold a 10% stake to a consortium led by the Chinese tech company. The deal values Universal Music at
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Many Americans hold multiple retirement accounts — and there are many reasons why they should consider combining those nest eggs instead of letting them gather dust. Around 25 million Americans left behind money in a 401(k) account when separating from an old job, according to the Government Accountability Office, which analyzed 10 years’ worth of
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The amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2020 will trail the previous two years, transactions lawyer Michael Nemeroff told CNBC on Monday.  “We still think 2020 will be robust, but not quite as robust as 2019 and 2018,” Nemeroff, the CEO of law firm Vedder Price, said on “Closing Bell.” The value of deals across
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The need to adjust the federally mandated base pay is moot thanks to the strength and present dynamics of the U.S. economy, staffing expert Tom Gimbel told CNBC on Monday. “The days of a national minimum wage are really over,” Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, said on “The Exchange.” “That’s why the interesting
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