Getty Images A majority of companies has now reported their earnings, revealing the winners and losers from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although many companies failed to meet analyst expectations, there are some notable exceptions. And with these fresh insights, analysts are reviewing their short-term and long-term take on the stocks they cover. In this unprecedented
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Pre-covid, a table in an active adult community developer’s welcome center shows remaining inventory … [+] in various sections. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg BLOOMBERG NEWS Florida has had some well-publicized challenges lately, but homebuilders statewide are seeing a continued rebound of demand from buyers that surprises even them. Building company executives and owners I’ve spoken
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July saw a total of $42.61 billion in municipal bonds sold, a staggering 41.3% higher than July 2019’s total, as issuers continue to flood the market with deals, specifically taxable muni transactions. Taxable bond volume increased 518.3% month-over-month to $16.13 billion from $2.61 billion in July of 2019. Year-to-date, taxable volume sits at $68.98 billion.
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Labor unions have existed in the United States since the birth of the country. A labor union is an association of workers that is formed to protect and further their rights and interests. The formation of a labor union–or a trade union–allows for an organized group of workers to come together to make decisions about
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Weighted Average vs. FIFO vs. LIFO: An Overview When it comes time for businesses to account for their inventory, businesses may use the following three primary accounting methodologies: Weighted average cost accounting Last in, first out (LIFO) accounting First in, first out (FIFO) accounting Each of these three methodologies relies on a different method of
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet that suggested delaying the November election could cause problems for equity investors.  “It sows chaos, and chaos is bad for the stock market,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  Dow futures extended their fall slightly in the wake of Trump’s tweet. They then made
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As we roll toward the half-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects on work, office space, and focus have been profound. Executives can now be found working out of what had been guest rooms, attics, or walk-in closets. The need to work in corporate offices, once considered indispensable, is now being rethought in its
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Healthcare is expensive. In addition to rent or mortgage payments, healthcare costs can be one of the biggest monthly budget items for many individuals. Paying medical bills can be a financial burden and a significant challenge. To help consumers address this challenge, a variety of well-known lenders and healthcare companies–including GE Capital, JPMorgan Chase, CitiGroup,
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These two brokers have some fundamental differences, one being among the most established discount online brokers while the other is a relative upstart. Fidelity continues to evolve as a major force in the online brokerage space. Fidelity’s brokerage service took our top spot overall in both our 2019 and 2020 Best Online Brokers Awards, as the
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Donald Trump has vowed to ban TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, from operating in the US as his administration finalised a national security review of the company. The move, announced by Mr Trump as he flew back to Washington from Florida on Friday night, is likely to further inflame geopolitical tensions with China. It also
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Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway this week again added to his already-enormous stake in Bank of America at a time when the coronavirus pandemic dampens the economic outlook and interest rates hold near record lows. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed Buffett’s
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Shot of Corridor in Working Data Center Full of Rack Servers and Supercomputers with Blue Neon … [+] Visualization Projection of Data Transmission Through High Speed Internet. getty In a nutshell, QTS Realty kicked off data center REIT earnings last week hitting on all cylinders and raising FY 2020 Guidance across the board, including revenue,
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Fitch Ratings Friday revised the outlook to negative on the United States’ sovereign rating. The rating agency affirmed its AAA rating on the United States’ long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer default ratings while dropping the outlook from stable. Fitch Ratings revised its outlook on the United States’ AAA rating to negative from stable. Fitch said
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The health care sector includes companies that produce medical goods, such as drugs and medical devices, and companies that provide medical services, such as health insurance or hospital administration. Here are the 10 biggest health care companies based on 12-month trailing (TTM) revenue as of March 24, 2020. This list is limited to companies which
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During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
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