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A customer pulls into a McDonald’s restaurant in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Generally, profits are topping expectations by a large margin this earnings season, but there were some notable misses on Tuesday. Some of the largest and most well-known companies in the U.S. — including McDonald’s, UPS and Lockheed Martin
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Shares of Biogen soared nearly 40% on Tuesday after the drug maker said it is seeking regulatory approval for its Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. “It would be the biggest drug ever,” said CNBC’s Jim Cramer on “Squawk on the Street.” The announcement comes just months after Biogen discontinued clinical studies for the same drug following a
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a 2020 US Presidential hopeful, speaks during the ‘We The People’ Summit at the Warner Theatre April 1, 2019, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images One Wall Street economist on Monday warned clients about the tax proposals touted by Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders,
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Peloton bike Source: Peloton Shares of fitness program company Peloton have dropped nearly 19% since its public debut last month but Wall Street analysts, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays and UBS, began covering the stock on Monday with bullish forecasts. “We believe Peloton is well positioned to disrupt the fitness industry,” J.P. Morgan wrote in a
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Sunrun installer putting up solar electric panels on a residential rooftop in California. Source: Sunrun Hedge fund Tiger Global Management is making a big bet on continued expansion at San-Francisco-based Sunrun, which has grown into the nation’s largest residential solar company. The fund, headed by Julian Robertson protégé Chase Coleman, has been steadily increasing its
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Denver money manager Fred Taylor of Northstar Investment Advisors. Source: Northstar Investment Advisors Managing investments in a year fraught with headline risks requires a sound strategy and the conviction to stand by it, but also the flexibility to take advantage of fast-changing market conditions. Denver money manager Fred Taylor has long focused on companies that
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Real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht told CNBC on Friday that while WeWork has had its failures, there’s still a real business to be found at its core. “This company got a little off of the rails,” said Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of investment firm Starwood Capital, which has about $60 billion in assets under management.
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Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said Thursday that the company is just starting to build out its consumer-facing digital banking offerings. “We’re building for the long term. I feel good about the progress that we’re making,” the Goldman chief said in an interview with CNBC’s Wilfred Frost. “I think we’re in the early stages of
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Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller came to the New York Stock Exchange to discuss his new book, “Narrative Economics.” It’s a book about storytelling: Humans understand the world by telling stories, Shiller says. “The most natural thing in our brains to talk about is gossip, okay?,” Shiller said. “We love these stories. We center around
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United Auto Workers members on strike picket outside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant on Sept. 25, 2019 in Detroit. Michael Wayland / CNBC The strike by General Motors workers has cost about $2 billion through the first four weeks, Bank of America estimated, saying that the beginning of week five means “everyone hurts.” “A prolonged
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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. Scott Morgan | Reuters David Rolfe, a longtime Berkshire Hathaway shareholder and chief investment officer at Wedgewood Partners, is fed up with
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