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Day traders have terrible track records.  Academics who study stock pickers have long observed that the vast majority of professional money managers – about 85% – underperform their benchmarks over a multiyear period. Now those professionals are turning their sights on retail day traders, warning that the same poor results apply to them as well. 
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Dillard’s department store. Source: Zereshk | Wikipedia Shares of Dillard’s gained 27% on Monday — at one point during the session jumping more than 40% — after one of Warren Buffett’s investing lieutenants disclosed a personal stake in the embattled retailer. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ted Weschler, who is an
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Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein sees speculative elements across markets for stocks and bonds. Blankfein, a billionaire who served as Goldman’s CEO from 2006 to 2018, said Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that low interest rates were essentially creating free money for big institutional investors. After keeping rates low for years after the 2008
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday downplayed the stock market decline on President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus, suggesting investors may want to consider buying on pullbacks. “I’m not saying this is much to do about nothing,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” “I am saying that people should have a buy list ready.” Stock futures were sharply
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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An antenna for a satellite ground station Amazon Microsoft is looking to challenge Amazon in offering a service that connects satellites directly to the company’s cloud computing network, according to documents the company filed with the Federal Communications Commission last month The effort shows how the two largest providers of cloud infrastructure — data centers in
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Warren Buffett Gerry Miller | CNBC Investors are preparing for a variety of news in Berkshire Hathaway’s second-quarter earnings report this weekend, ranging from the possibility of record overall net income to weaker operating results from the conglomerate’s industrials companies. Wall Street also hopes that Berkshire, which is expected to report per-share earnings of $2.12
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The Lordstown Motors Corp. Endurance electric pickup truck is displayed during an unveiling event in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of DiamondPeak Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, jumped 21% on Monday after the company announced that it will merge with electric vehicle company
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