Hillary Clinton speaks onstage at ‘Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton discuss their new book ‘The Book of Gutsy Women’ at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, Emma McIntyre | Getty Images Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is considering Hillary Clinton as a vice presidential running mate after positive internal polling about
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A hot tax-advantaged opportunity is making the rounds among financial advisors. Just make sure you don’t overlook the risks. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect in 2018, established so-called qualified opportunity zones — economically disadvantaged areas across the country. Funds specializing in qualified opportunity zones allow people to invest in these
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Giant letters, reading the word ‘blockchain’, are displayed at the blockchain centre, which aims at boosting start-ups, on February 7, 2018 in Lithuania’s capital Vilnius. Petras Malukas | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING – As Chinese authorities rush to support businesses struggling to survive the effects of the new coronavirus, blockchain technology is showing its
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 12:55 pm: China bans insurers from offering virus-specific products China’s deputy chair of the banking and insurance regulator, Liang Tao, said Saturday at a press conference that there are already more than 400 insurance products that can cover risks
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An entrance to a closed McDonald’s Corp. restaurant is barricaded near the famous West Lake, usually a popular tourist attraction, in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING – Two weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday was originally supposed to end, Chinese businesses are still getting
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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 25.23 points The Dow slid 25.23 points, or 0.1%, to 29,398.08. The S&P 500 gained 0.1% to close at 3,380.16. The Nasdaq Composite closed 0.2% higher at 9,731.18. Stocks teetered along the flatline for most of the day, but Wall Street posted a weekly gain. Back-to-back weekly gains despite coronavirus
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Wall Street used to be full of traders. Buying and selling stocks or bonds used to happen on the phone, in person or in the packed trading pits in Chicago, New York and London. Prestigious investment banks boasted of trading desks the size of football fields. Now, they’re losing money on trading operations and laying
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Marijuana plants grow in the Mother Room at the Canopy Growth Corp. facility in Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Chris Roussakis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Canopy Growth Corp reported a smaller-than-expected loss in the third quarter on Friday, as the Canadian cannabis company kept a tight lid on costs, and
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Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Block Island are classic New England islands. Framed by white sand beaches, these photogenic locations are dotted with Victorian architecture and Federal-style brick mansions built by sea captains and industrialists who profited from the once-thriving whaling trade. Lighthouses, dramatic bluffs and windswept dunes complete the alluring picture that keeps tourists coming
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 11:22 am: Singapore must be prepared for cases to climb, minister says Singapore must be prepared that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country could continue to climb in the coming weeks, said Janil Puthucheary, senior
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People pass by a video sign display with the logo for Roku, a Fox-backed video streaming firm, that held it’s IPO at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York, September 28, 2017. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Roku – Shares of the streaming company jumped 5% in extended
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Anthony Wood David Orrell | CNBC Roku reported earnings for its fourth quarter of 2019 Thursday that beat analyst estimates for quarterly revenue and included a lower loss per share than analysts expected. Shares of Roku rose as much as 9% after hours on the report but later settled around 5%. Here are the key
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Barbie dolls for sale at a Target store. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Mattel turned in mixed fourth-quarter results after holiday revenue was weighed down by continuing sales declines in its American Girl and Fisher-Price brands. The company’s stock initially dropped, but now was up about 5% in extended trading, after posting the results. Sales during
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