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Cloudera and Hortonworks’ upcoming merger could put the combined company on a par with — or even a step above — legacy software-and-cloud provider Oracle, Cloudera CEO Thomas Reilly told CNBC on Friday. “A lot of the excitement about this merger is people expect us to be the next Oracle,” Reilly, who will become CEO
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The stock market was due for this sell-off, but the Federal Reserve certainly had a hand in kickstarting the pain, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday as the major averages tumbled. “That’s exactly what happens when the chairman of the Federal Reserve tells us he may need to overshoot with his rate hikes to ensure inflation
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The revamped Nafta deal has raised the prospect of investment picking up again in Mexico, but foreign investors remain wary of the incoming president’s proposed policies and will be closely watching his plans for the country’s oil sector. The newly-minted United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), agreed earlier this week, has helped to soothe trade tensions between
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The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note could reach as high as 3.5 percent if Friday’s September jobs data shows that workers’ wages continue to rise, according to Wall Street’s Jim Paulsen. “We probably put wages over 3 percent, then you’re probably looking somewhere between three-and-a-quarter and three-and-a-half” percent on the 10-year yield, said
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Sean Rayford | Getty Images People navigate floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence near the Waccamaw River on September 23, 2018 in Conway, South Carolina.  Flood-caused property damage generally is covered under a National Flood Insurance Program policy, if the homeowner has one. The problem is that most people don’t. Only 12 percent of homeowners have
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The second bill, the Family Savings Act of 2018 (H.R. 6757), includes changes to retirement and education accounts and creates a new tax-deferred savings account. For starters, the measure would remove the age limit on individual retirement account contributions. Currently, IRA owners cannot make additional contributions beginning in the year they turn 70½. Roth IRAs,
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