Month: November 2018

Dollar General: Cramer expected a strong earnings report from Dollar General, which will issue its quarterly results Tuesday morning. “The best-performing portions of retail this week were the bargain basement operations: Ollie’s, TJX and Burlington Stores. Dollar General fits that bill,” he said. “I see an upside surprise coming.” Autozone: Auto parts retailer Autozone will
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Microsoft is now the most valuable publicly traded company in the world, surpassing Apple for the title. Microsoft’s market cap was above Apple’s at the close of trading Friday. Microsoft surpassed Apple periodically throughout the week during intraday trading, but Apple consistently beat out Microsoft in market valuation at market close. At Friday’s close, Microsoft
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In a late-evening post on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Facebook published an internal memo from Schrage assuming responsibility for the Definers contract and a corresponding note from Sandberg assuming responsibility for the Schrage’s communications team. Schrage, who announced his departure from Facebook in June, said: “Responsibility for these decisions rests with leadership of the Communications
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If you’ve stayed at a Starwood Hotel property in recent years, your personal information may have been compromised. Marriott International announced Friday that hackers had copied data from the reservation database for its Starwood Hotels brand, with unauthorized access dating back to 2014. “The company has not finished identifying duplicate information in the database, but
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Haliburton. Karen Finerman was a buyer of the Emerging Markets ETF. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Box. Guy Adami was a buyer of Eli Lilly. Trader disclosure: On November 29, 2018 the following stocks and commodities
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The pan-European Stoxx 600 was flat with the different sectors struggling to make clear gains. Autos and basic resources fell the most in early deals, as investors focused on the upcoming trade talks at the G-20 summit, in Buenos Aires on Friday. Investors are paying special attention to a meeting between President Donald Trump and
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Now that the Federal Reserve has become slightly less hawkish on its interest rate plans, there’s one final issue that could hinder U.S. economic growth in 2019, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said: China. “Remember, if we’re going to avert a slowdown next year, we need the president to make some kind of deal with the Chinese,
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DowDuPont Inc.: “I think you should buy more. I told people at a Deal Economy conference, a part of TheStreet.com, today that I think the breakup pain is over and the gain is about to start. Please, let’s not write off [CEO] Ed Breen. He’s done it before. He’s going to do it again. Three
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