Month: June 2018

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Walgreens Boots Alliance stock increased as much as 4.5 percent in extended hours trading, before giving up some of its gains. The pharmaceutical store chain is set to join the Dow Jones industrial average prior to trading on June 26, replacing long time Dow member General
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It also extends a broader Trump administration pattern of stepping back from international agreements and forums under the president’s “America First” policy. Since taking office, the administration has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the U.N. educational and cultural organization and the Iran nuclear deal. Other contentious moves have included slapping tariffs on
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The most common way financial assets are forgotten, and then “escheated” by the state, is by not organizing your financial affairs and leaving investment accounts at multiple financial institutions. Escheat occurs when unclaimed financial assets, such as those in a bank or investment account, have been dormant for a long period of time. These assets
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Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Signage is displayed at the ZTE headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Monday, June 4, 2018. The Senate easily passed a military funding bill that would reimpose sanctions on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE, challenging a controversial deal negotiated by the Trump administration to save the company from possible bankruptcy.
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FilmMagic | HBO | Getty Images Elon Musk speaks on stage during the Westworld Featured Session during SXSW at Austin Convention Center on March 10, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Tesla continues to struggle with controversy. Over the weekend, actress Mary McCormack shared a video of her husband’s Tesla car on fire in Southern California. On
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Payment company Square got the green light from regulators Monday allowing New Yorkers to trade cryptocurrency on the rapidly growing Cash app. While Square launched crypto trading through its payments app in late January, that feature had been unavailable in New York. “That was one of the missing pieces in their puzzle,” Nomura Instinet analyst
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Consumers can use credit cards to pay for nearly everything, everywhere these days. But just because you can doesn’t mean you necessarily should, says credit reporting agency Experian. Outstanding credit card debt recently hit its highest point ever, surpassing $1 trillion in 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. And 86 percent of Americans who have
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President Donald Trump‘s administration has been in a tit-for-tat battle of tariff threats with multiple U.S. trading partners, particularly China. In addition, Trump has threatened to pull out of multinational trade agreements like NAFTA, and has slapped tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. One of the most glaring declines has come from Russia, which sliced
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Employee resource groups or inclusion committees can provide an excellent way of educating colleagues and advancing your company’s diversity agenda, said Gebauer. Increasingly, companies are putting those kinds of networks in place. If your workplace doesn’t have one to suit you, Gebauer suggested collaborating with HR to create one, noting that such groups are most
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