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Traders work at the Bolsa de Mercadorias e Futuros, Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F), in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marcos Issas | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investing in Latin America’s equity markets can be scary, but Luiz Maria Ribiero has cracked a winning formula. Ribiero manages the DWS Latin America Equity fund (SLARX), which has
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Apple disputed the negative call by Goldman Sachs on Friday, which hit the stock, taking issue with the firm’s negative characterization on how Apple would account for its new TV+ service. Goldman said that the one-year free trial of the TV+ service would have a “material negative impact” on earnings by showing lower hardware profit
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An activist investor with a penchant for bold calls about companies losing value spoke to CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday about his latest position, which bets that household products company Church & Dwight will lose half its value. Spruce Point Capital founder Ben Axler published a report last week expressing “significant concerns” about Church &
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell should admit he was wrong to increase interest rates so aggressively last year, as the U.S.-China trade dispute was escalating, economic growth was starting to cool and the stock market was tanking. Powell should acknowledge the mistake and change course, Cramer said. “Why can’t
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Source: Waste Connections Christopher Warner and Ozo Jaculewicz helped build one of the top-performing funds of 2019 with an unconventional bet: Waste Connections. Waste Connections, a waste management company based in Canada, has the largest weight in the Wells Fargo Asset Management Discovery fund (WFDAX), which is managed by Warner and Jaculewicz. Their bet on
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the ongoing trade war between China and the U.S. is weighing down companies’ investment decisions. “I think it is the case that uncertainty around trade policy is causing some companies to hold back now on investment,” Powell said in Switzerland. ”We’ve been hearing quite a bit about uncertainty. So
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A pack of Marlboro brand cigarettes is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tobacco giants Philip Morris and Altria confirmed on Tuesday they were in merger talks, making one or multiple traders millions of dollars, according to trader and CNBC contributor Jon Najarian. Najarian highlighted unusual activity
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International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath speaks during a press conference in Washington D.C., on April 9, 2019. Liu Jie | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images The outlook for the global economy keeps getting bleaker, the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund said Friday. “As the year is progressing, it’s getting harder
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington, July 31, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters Federal Reserve members worried over future growth are highly concerned about the U.S.-China tariff battle, citing the issue multiple times during discussions at the central bank’s July
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Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt on Monday questioned the motivation of Harry Markopolos, the Bernie Madoff whistleblower who unveiled a long list of allegations against General Electric last week in an investigation for a short seller. “One of the ways you can test Markopolos’ bonafides, however, is the fact that the SEC has a whistleblower
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The allegations by Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos of a $38 billion fraud at General Electric are “at best disingenuous” and “at worst highly inaccurate,” according to Nick Heymann, co-group head of global industrial infrastructure at the William Blair financial services firm. “You got the stock on sale yesterday for absolutely no basis. This is why
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