Month: March 2019

The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of AT&T. Steve Grasso was a buyer of UnitedHealth. Dan Nathan was a seller of Gap. Guy Adami was a buyer of Twitter. Trader disclosure: Tim Seymour is long AMZN, AAPL, ACBFF, AMZA, ACB, APC, APH, BA, BABA,
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Foot Locker shares soared on Friday after the shoe company crushed Wall Street’s profit projections and reported same-store sales growth that more than doubled expectations. The company’s management pointed to its emphasis on product diversity, strategic partnerships and improvements to both its in-store and digital locations for the earnings and revenue beats. Same-stores sales growth
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column responds to questions about restricted applications, the availability of spousal benefits after remarriage, divorced spousal benefit eligibility, retirement benefits when widow’s benefits are also available and spousal benefits after filing
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Department store operator Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit but missed Wall Street’s sales estimates, as customers bought more merchandise at its off-price stores and less at its full-price stores. Nordstrom, like other brick-and-mortar retailers, has struggled to react to consumers moving towards fast-fashion brands and online outlets rather than visiting malls. “In full-price,
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As President Donald Trump says his administration is moving closer to a trade deal with China, one of the major sticking points has been China’s disregard of intellectual property protections and claims dating back years about rampant Chinese theft of corporate trade secrets. The allegations are not hyperbole. One in five North American-based corporations on
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Getty Imagine this: Your ex-spouse insists on claiming your child as a dependent without your consent. What do you do? A Princeville, Illinois, mom responded to this tax “emergency” by calling the police.  According to the Journal Star, on February 6, the woman called the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office to report “possible tax fraud.” The
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Signage is displayed outside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg© 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP After forty-nine years at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it’s the last tax season for Carolyn Tavenner. The long-term IRS employee, sometimes called the “Mother of the 1040-EZ,” has announced her plans to retire
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A private survey on China’s manufacturing sector showed Friday that factory activity shrank for a third straight month in February. The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in 49.9 for February. Economists polled by Reuters had expected the Caixin PMI reading to edge up to 48.5 in February from January’s 48.3. A reading below
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Portrait of happy male entrepreneur holding laptop while standing by the window and looking at camera in the office.Getty In the Roald Dahl classic, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, there is a moment of glee and unending possibility when protagonist Charlie Bucket unwraps a bar of chocolate and finds a golden ticket hidden underneath.  This
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