Tiffany shares fell Friday after the company reported a 1 percent drop in sales worldwide during the holiday quarter, citing “external challenges and uncertainties.” Its stock was down more than 5 percent in pre-market trading following the earnings release. The luxury jewelry retailer said net sales fell to $1.321 billion during its fiscal fourth quarter,
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo told CNBC Thursday that the health chain is unlocking growth opportunities despite the stock’s downward trend since officially merging with Aetna in November. The company has made “tactical execution” changes to its long-term care business that has faced “intense financial pressure,” he said. The skilled nursing unit came from CVS’
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell changed course and finally made the correct policy decision by indicating the Fed is stalling interest rate increases for the year, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday. “I thought that Jay was great [Wednesday],” Cramer told “Squawk Box,” referring to Powell’s news conference at the conclusion of the central bank’s two-day
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With the Spend & Save account, Aspiration guarantees that deposits are 100 percent fossil-fuel free. The company also promises features that are competitive with traditional banking products. That includes a 2 percent annual percentage yield on deposits, which are FDIC insured for up to $250,000. The account also comes with unlimited cash-back rewards on every
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As the mobile wallet market grows in profitability, however, competition is also heating up. Go-Pay’s largest rival, Ovo, is backed by Singapore-based tech company Grab and is one of the largest players in Indonesia’s digital payment market. State-owned enterprises have also recently collaborated to launch the mobile payment service, LinkAja. Haryopratomo said he was “excited”
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Growing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, coupled with nagging concerns about the Chinese economy have rattled confidence in some of the industry’s key players. Soft iPhone sales, along with a deceleration in cryptocurrency mining ventures, further fed investor anxiety surrounding weakened demand. Looking ahead, Credit Suisse’s Nigam said investors should focus on supply-side
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Have tech companies gotten so big that it’s bad for the economy? Senator Elizabeth Warren says so. She’s proposing to break up not one, but several tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. She says they shouldn’t be allowed to both run distributor platforms and compete on them. It’s like being an umpire and
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