Month: May 2019

MixAll Studio | Blend Images | Getty Images Robo-advisors have made one thing abundantly clear to traditional financial advisors: Picking investments for clients is simply not enough anymore. “Investments are table stakes now,” said certified financial planner Erin Wood, vice president of wealth planning at Carson Group Holdings in Omaha, Nebraska. “Advisors have to help
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The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of the Oil Services ETF. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Disney. Steve Grasso was a buyer of Ross Stores. Guy Adami was a buyer of Devon Energy.  Trader disclosure: Pete is long calls ALLY, CSCO, DVN, FCX,
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Pedestrians walk past a Dollar Tree Inc. store in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Sean Proctor | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell. The company said the forecast includes the impact of
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MangoStar_Studio | iStock | Getty Images The hottest workplace benefit for the newly-graduated set isn’t 401(k) matches or even student debt repayment. It’s health insurance. More than half of the people participating in a survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs said medical coverage was a “top three workplace benefit.” The accounting association polled
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Defense Department’s Patrick Shanahan, before he was tapped by President Donald Trump to serve as the department’s Acting Secretary Department of Defense The Pentagon presented a report to Congress on rare earth minerals in an effort to reduce reliance on China, according to a Reuters report. “The department continues to work closely with the president,
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Plaid co-founders William Hockey and Zach Perret.  Source: Plaid Fintech start-up Plaid is revving up its global expansion, which should enable the popular apps it powers to do the same. After launching in Canada last year, the venture-capital-backed company announced its U.K. launch on Wednesday. Plaid’s CEO and co-founder Zach Perret said their presence abroad
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One of Huawei’s booths at MWC Barcelona 2019. Elizabeth Schulze | CNBC Huawei Technologies USA Chief Security Officer Andy Purdy joined CNBC on Wednesday. Purdy’s appearance, along with Huawei outside counsel Glen Nager of Jones Day, comes as the China-based telecom giant looks to expedite its March lawsuit against the U.S., which alleges an American law banning government
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