Netflix previously warned content costs are more heavily weighted in the second half of the year. Newly appointed Chief Financial Officer Spence Neumann said during the company’s earnings interview that a move toward owned content has “put pressure on the cash flows of the business and the cash needs of the business over the past
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In the wake of Nike’s 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign, the company just did it. The major retailer featured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its ad campaign with the message: “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Has the Kaepernick gamble paid off? Plus, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s
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Gianluca Colla | Bloomberg | Getty Images Visitors pass a giant model of a luxury A. Lange & Soehne wristwatch, manufactured by Lange Uhren GmbH, a watchmaking unit of Cie. Financiere Richemont SA. Spending on watches, jewelry, boats and other luxury goods could tumble because of the recent stock market jitters, according an analysis from
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If the shutdown — now in an unprecedented 27th day — continues, the federal employees charged with overseeing security at the event will also be working without pay. The Department of Homeland Security is heavily involved with keeping the event safe from terrorism and other threats, working with the NFL, FBI and local law enforcement
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CSX on Wednesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street’s expectations, but shares fell 2 percent after the No. 3 railroad operator forecast less robust revenue growth for 2019. CSX forecast low single-digit revenue growth for 2019 on the heels of 7.4 percent growth last year. Chief Executive James Foote told Reuters the outlook reflects
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Top U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, buoyed by strength in its alumina segment, but shares slipped after the company did not provide a closely watched profit measure for the full year. The company’s shares were down 1.6 percent in extended trading, reversing course after rising as much
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Morgan Stanley on Thursday reported profit and revenue below analysts’ expectations as whipsawing markets late last year took a toll on the bank’s two biggest businesses. The bank posted profit of 80 cents per share, below the 89 cent average estimate of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Companywide revenue declined 10 percent to $8.55 billion, compared
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The disparity can be seen across the board — from the corner office to the cubicle. Women account for less than 17 percent of senior leaders in U.S. investment banking, according to a Catalyst study released last year. And Morningstar found that less than 10 percent of all U.S. fund managers are women. The numbers
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: First Data – The financial technology company will be acquired by Fiserv in an all-stock deal with an equity value of $22 billion, or $22.74 per share. First Data had closed yesterday at $17.54. Bank of America – Bank of America reported quarterly profit of 70
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