Month: June 2021

Robinhood will pay roughly $70 million in penalties for its systemwide outages and misleading communication and trading practices, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Wednesday. The settlement regards the technical failures Robinhood experienced in March of 2020, Robinhood’s lack of due diligence before approving customers to place options trades and purveying misleading information to customers
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In this article BBBY Source: Bed Bath & Beyond Bed Bath & Beyond fiscal first-quarter sales climbed nearly 50%, as the retailer’s turnaround initiatives including launching new brands and remodeling stores helped to draw in customers for everything from blenders to bath mats. The progress coming ahead of the key back-to-school shopping season was enough
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for sentencing in his sexual assault trial, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, September 24, 2018. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction will be overturned and the 83-year-old comedian will be released from prison after the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court issued an opinion to
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In this article DOGE.CM= Germany-based travel site GetYourGuide has debuted U.S. offerings and the ability to pay with dogecoin. GetYourGuide German travel booking site GetYourGuide marked its expansion into the U.S. market Tuesday with the announcement that it now accepts dogecoin for payment. The Berlin-based firm, which says it’s booked 45 million-plus tours in 170
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Jose Luis Pelaez | Getty Images Investors who want to capitalize on emerging trends — i.e., electric vehicles or remote work — may want to check out “thematic” exchange-traded funds. These ETFs provide a way for investors to engage in so-called thematic investing, which generally means buying stocks or other investments that may benefit from
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In this article ZM 6694.T-JP Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, revealed he is fond of Zoom, saying the videoconferencing software will keep thriving even as life goes back to normal after the pandemic. “I have fallen in love with Zoom,” Munger said during an interview with Becky Quick on CNBC’s special “Buffett & Munger:
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New travel companies are making it easier for remote workers to live and work abroad without the long-term commitment. So-called “workcations” are on the rise, with 74% of Americans who are working from home saying they would consider taking one, according to a report published in March by The Harris Poll. But rather than booking
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Legendary investor Warren Buffett said the economic consequences of the pandemic are falling disproportionately on small businesses and the unpredictability of Covid-19 is far from over. “The economic impact has been this extremely
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Jason York | Getty Images State lawmakers around the country are increasingly tackling the retirement-savings gap head on. Maine has become the latest jurisdiction to enact a law to require most employers that don’t offer a retirement plan to automatically enroll their workers in an individual retirement account through a state-administered program. The New York
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In this article 9988-HK 9888-HK FISV Leon Cooperman on CNBC’s “Halftime Report.” Scott Mlyn | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman said Tuesday that stock picking is key to superior returns going forward as the overall market has grown stagnant after a historic rebound from the pandemic hit. “In terms of my long-term outlook, to be honest
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Brooks Running Company, owned by Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway, announced Tuesday a pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040 and its first carbon neutral shoe. Jim Weber, CEO of Brooks, told CNBC the new iteration of the company’s best-selling shoe, The Ghost, will help the environment, in part, by using recycled materials. “This is the first
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