Month: August 2018

Millennials are drawn to high-deductible health plans for a few reasons. The amount of the deductible may seem daunting, “but your premium is much lower,” Oldham said. “You are telling the insurance company you’re in pretty good health.” Decades of growth on pre-tax money makes the HSA a powerful savings vehicle for your retirement years,
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Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton told CNBC Friday the cannabis company is well ahead of its rivals in becoming the leading brand in legal marijuana but still needs to improve. “When I need to find information, I use Google. When I think about web services, I use Amazon,” said Linton, whose Canada-based company has partnered
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch is getting worried about the video gaming industry’s holiday selling season. The firm lowered its rating for both Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard shares to neutral from buy, citing the crowded holiday slate and competition from “Fortnite.” On Thursday, EA shares fell nearly 10 percent after the company delayed its
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The cuts follow a spate of even bigger cuts earlier this year. The $250 million mansion in Bel Air California known as “The Billionaire” became America’s most expensive listing when it came onto the market for $250 million in 2017. In April, the price was cut by a massive $62 million, to $188 million. Brokers
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Emile Wamsteker | Bloomberg | Getty Images A customer exits a Big Lots store in Clifton, New Jersey. Shares of Big Lots plunged in premarket trading Friday after the discount retailer reported second-quarter earnings that fell short of Wall Street expectations. The company’s stock dropped more than 10 percent before the opening bell, set to
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Coca-Cola – Coca-Cola struck a deal buy Costa, the world’s second-largest coffee chain, from Britain’s Whitbread for $5.1 billion, including assumed debt. Costa has nearly 4,000 locations across a variety of international markets. Lululemon – Lululemon reported second-quarter profit of 71 cents per share, well above
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Earlier Thursday, President Donald Trump took a victory lap on the recent market rally, tweeting about financial market news being “better than anticipated.” He also promised “more good news is coming” for those who have “made a fortune” in markets. Trump tweet markets However, on Thursday, U.S. stocks snapped a four-day winning streak after a
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President Donald Trump said Thursday he would consider linking capital gains taxes to inflation, repeating an idea previously floated by his administration that some see as tantamount to a tax cut for the rich. The president made the remarks in an interview Thursday with Bloomberg News. “I’m thinking about it,” Trump said Thursday in the
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For female shoppers, Lululemon spearheaded a movement toward “athleisure” apparel in the U.S. and has maintained a loyal base of customers for its leggings and yoga gear. Lululemon continues to see strong traffic at its stores in North America, a market where brands like Nike and Under Armour have been struggling to keep growing of
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