Month: November 2018

Snap Inc.’s stock price may have fallen to just over $6 a share — down about 70 percent from where the stock started publicly trading — but even this low price shouldn’t fool investors, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. “Do not be tempted by Snap’s $6-and-change share price. It’s not a bargain,” he warned. “At
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November will be a month to remember for bitcoin investors. The world’s largest cryptocurrency ended November down 37 percent, its worst drop since April 2011 when the cryptocurrency fell about 39 percent, according to data from CoinDesk. Bitcoin hit a low of $3,878.66 Friday after starting November above the $6,300 mark. The digital currency is
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The market is close to hitting an “all-clear” signal that could mean there is more upside ahead, one of Wall Street’s biggest bulls told CNBC on Friday. Tony Dwyer, chief market strategist at Canaccord Genuity, is looking at the S&P 500’s 10-week rate-of-change indicator, which measures the percent change in the index. When it drops
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A compromised passport number could be your ticket to identity theft woes. Marriott International announced Friday that hackers had accessed the reservation database for its Starwood Hotels brand, compromising data for 500 million guests. For 327 million of those affected consumers, the hotelier said, the information compromised “includes some combination of” data points including name,
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O cannabis! Jon Fortt sits down with Danny Danko, High Times Senior Editor and Adam Bierman of Medmen Enterprises to discuss. the legalization of marijuana in Canada and the impact it will have around the globe. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt . Previous episodes of the program can be
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How much is too much when it comes to screen time for kids? Jon Fortt sits down with three experts to discuss, including NPR’s lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz; social media influencer and author Katherine Ormerod; and child and adolescent psychologist Dr. Richard Freed. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt
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Amazon feels the heat in niche markets. Jon Fortt speaks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig on disrupting e-commerce and taking on Amazon in education. Plus — former Amazon Insider Nadia Shouraboura and Revzilla Founder Anthony Bucci on what it takes to challenge the e-commerce king. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon
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Here’s a question you probably haven’t been asked: “Who are you when you are not working?”  In other words, how do you define yourself outside of work? If you’re struggling for an answer, you’re not alone. Too often, traditional retirement planning assumes that if you have the right amount of money and asset allocation, things
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses the earnings test and deductions, restricting an application to spousal benefits only, survivor benefits and remarriage, whether to file and suspend at full retirement age and the effects of
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