Month: April 2020

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 3, 2019. Mason Trinca | Reuters Apple shares were down slightly in extended trading on Thursday after the company’s second-quarter earnings in which it reported $58.3 billion in revenue, a slight year-over-year increase, during a quarter in which supply
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Western Digital hard drives are shown for sale at an Office Depot Inc store in Encinitas, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Amazon — The e-commerce giant’s stock tumbled 5% in extended trading after the company posted its first-quarter financial results. The company reported first-quarter earnings of
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Phynart Studio Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, an astounding 53% of the American population felt anxious about personal finances. Undoubtedly, that percentage has grown significantly, with more than 26 million Americans becoming unemployed since then. The statistics are alarming, but it is not time to panic — it’s time to plan. Although many financial plans
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Ariel Investments co-CEO and president Mellody Hobson speaks at the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Investment expert Mellody Hobson is a firm believer in teaching kids about investing. She’d like it taught at every school in America — even at a young
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In this photo illustration the American biotechnology company Gilead Sciences logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a computer model of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the background. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has been in “sustained and ongoing” discussions with Gilead Sciences to make antiviral drug remdesivir
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero in response to the economic shock from the coronavirus crisis. “The most significant responsibility of the Fed now is to make sure that credit markets continue to function,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “Without functioning credit markets, there will be no economic
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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during a ceremony at the company’s Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla shares rose more than 7% after hours as the company showed its third consecutive quarter with a profit. Here’s how the company did: 
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General Electric reported Wednesday a steep declines in first-quarter revenue and earnings as the industrial giant took a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The company posted a total revenue of $20.524 billion, which represents a year-over-year decline of 8%. GE Industrial profits fell 46% year over year to $1.096 billion from $2.017 billion. On an
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Subway CEO John Chidsey on Wednesday defended the company’s franchisees who applied for small business loans to help offset the economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.  “We literally have 10,700 franchisees in the U.S., and on average they own two restaurants apiece,” Chidsey said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”  “We are the ultimate mom-and-pop, if
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