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Kroger grocery unit bans Visa credit cards

2 hours 51 min ago

The policy change stems from a dispute over fees charged by the bank.

Trump Sanctions $717B Defense Policy Bill: 4 Stocks to Buy

3 hours 34 min ago

Companies in the Aerospace and Defense space are the biggest beneficiaries of Trump's ascendancy to presidency.

David Einhorn's Greenlight Trims Apple Stake Before Shares Climb

4 hours 4 min ago

Beleaguered hedge fund manager David Einhorn sold shares of Apple Inc. in the second quarter before they continued their ascent in the third period. Einhorn, who runs Greenlight Capital, trimmed his stake in Apple by 486,000 shares, reducing his position to about $26.3 million at the end of the second quarter, according to regulatory filings. Shares of Apple have jumped about 13 percent in the third quarter.

Buy 4 Terrific Dow Stocks on the Dip

4 hours 56 min ago

Recent stock market meltdown is a temporary phenomenon as U.S. companies do not have significant exposure in Turkey.

3 Strong Buy Semiconductor Stocks to Consider Now

5 hours 39 min ago

While tech behemoths like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) may hog all the headlines, it has really been the companies powering their technologies—the semiconductor manufacturers—that have been garnering the attention of Wall Street. Indeed, as our “Computer and Technology” sector has gained about 22% over the past year, semiconductor companies have been a driving factor behind its growth. The aforementioned emerging tech trends have created new consumer demand, and the semiconductor makers are delivering.

The world's biggest tech companies are at serious risk of losing a $32 billion market

6 hours 32 min ago

Life may get harder for big American tech firms trying to break into one of the world's biggest online shopping and mobile markets. India is proposing new laws that would protect homegrown companies trying to compete with the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple in online shopping. India wants to level the playing field for domestic startups, store Indian user data in India, and change the rules around how foreign companies sell online in India.

Expect a Dividend Hike Before 2018 Ends From These 3 Stocks

7 hours 6 min ago

Some stocks are pretty reliable with their payout boosts.

Better Buy: GlaxoSmithKline plc vs. Bristol-Myers Squibb

7 hours 7 min ago

Which stock wins in a matchup between these two big pharma companies?

This 5.8% Yield Is Worth the Risk

7 hours 7 min ago

PPL's yield is huge in the utility space -- here's why you might want to consider the stock anyway.

Better Buy: AbbVie Inc. vs. Johnson & Johnson

7 hours 8 min ago

Which stock wins in a match-up between these two big pharma companies?

Erdogan’s Apple Boycott Ignores American Tech's Omnipresence

7 hours 12 min ago

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to boycott American-made electronics, such as those made by Apple Inc., and offered a rather less well-known alternative to the iPhone. "In Turkey we have Vestel Venus,” he said on Tuesday, referring to a series of smartphones that retail in Turkey for between about 650 lira ($99) and 2,500 lira, and are manufactured by Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS. A challenge for Vestel will be the fact that its devices are built using numerous American-developed components, including chips manufactured by Qualcomm Inc., a major semiconductor company based in San Diego, California, and touchscreen glass created by New York-based Corning Inc.

Novartis recruits new compliance head from Siemens after ethics stumbles

7 hours 23 min ago

Novartis (NOVN.S) has recruited a new chief ethics officer from Siemens (SIEGn.DE) after costly bribery scandals and a disputed $1.2 million contract with President Donald Trump's former lawyer that the Swiss drugmaker now calls a mistake. Novartis said on Tuesday it had hired Klaus Moosmayer, 49, from Siemens, where he spent more than a decade helping oversee the German engineering company's efforts to build its compliance system after several of its own bribery scandals. Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan, promoted on Feb. 1 to lead the Basel-based company, has promised to boost its reputation following settlements or fines in corruption cases in China, South Korea and the United States.

Battered Tencent Looks for a Bottom After $150 Billion Wipeout

7 hours 26 min ago

Investors in Tencent Holdings Ltd., once the hottest stock in Asia, are trying to figure out where the bottom is. The Chinese internet giant, best known for its popular games and ubiquitous messaging services, has shed more than $150 billion in market value since a January peak, the biggest wipeout of shareholder wealth worldwide. Some $15 billion evaporated on Tuesday after regulators told the Shenzhen-based company to remove Monster Hunter: World from its PC downloads service just days after the action title’s debut.

How We Saved Money Living the Good Life in Costa Rica

8 hours 9 min ago

Living abroad helped this couple pursue their dreams.

iPhone X Versus Samsung's Note 9: Battle of the $1,000 Phones

10 hours 8 min ago

Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York on Thursday, the latest iteration of a series of devices that ushered in the ‘phablet,’ which are between the size of a phone and tablet. Samsung is banking on a larger screen and more high-end specifications as it goes head-to-head with the iPhone X before Apple Inc. introduces new devices ahead of the holiday shopping season. With both starting at about $1,000, how do the Note and iPhone X compare?

Bitcoin's Price Falls Below $6K to Near 2018 Low

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:07pm

Bitcoin fell below $6,000 on Tuesday, a decline that brings the price of the world's largest cryptocurrency to within 2 percent of its 2018 low.

Why Berkshire May Be Buying Back Stock Right Now

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:12pm

Berkshire Hathaway recently loosened its stock repurchase threshold. Could it be buying back shares already?

Here's Why The Trade Desk Is Skyrocketing Higher

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:03pm

A number of ongoing developments are fueling the programmatic advertiser's soaring growth and making the company bullish for the future.

Nvidia rolls out new chip technology for filmmakers

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 8:06pm

At a gathering of graphics professionals on Monday, Nvidia rolled out its newest generation of chip technology, called Turing after the legendary British computer scientist Alan Turing. Nvidia says the new generation of chips will let designers make those changes in real time, which could speed up the creative process - and which Nvidia hopes customers will pay a premium for. "Turing is Nvidia's most important innovation in computer graphics in more than a decade,” Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of Nvidia, said in a statement.

Netflix CFO Stepping Down Represents New Chapter, IDC's Del Prete Says

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 7:14pm

Aug.13 -- Crawford Del Prete. IDC Research chief operating officer, and Bloomberg Intelligence's Paul Sweeney discuss the outlook for Netflix Inc. with Bloomberg's Selina Wang on "Bloomberg Technology."