KPIX 5's Ryan Yamamoto talks to Olaf Groth, PhD from Berkeley's Haas School of Business about the recent move by Patagonia founder. Groth also breaks down the effect the rail strike could have had on California and how Ether's merge affects the crypto world.
Elon Musk and Jason Calacanis messaged about how return-to-office mandates could be used as a ‘gentlemen’s layoff’ to get workers to voluntarily quit
Angel investor Jason Calacanis told Musk that ending the work-from-home policy at Twitter could be used to cut staff without the company having to pay employees severance.
‘Could this be an indication they’re scamming us?’ Our financial adviser requested copies of our passport and licenses. Should we be wary?
Question: My partner and I have engaged the services of a financial planner. Is this a standard part of setting up a financial plan? What personal information do planners typically ask for, and could this be an indication they’re scamming us?
Everyone knows that you should buy low and sell high if you want to turn a profit in the markets. The trick is finding the bottom, to know when to buy. Jim Cramer, the well-known host of CNBC’s ‘Mad Money’ program, sees the market bottom hitting in the next couple of weeks, making the end of October the right time for investors to buy in. Referring to some recent predictions by market technician Larry Williams, Cramer says, “The bear market is more or less… toast and, even if the current rally s
'Remarkable reversal': President Biden just (quietly) scaled back student loan forgiveness — and the change could impact up to 1.5M borrowers. Are you one of them?
The move comes amid growing pushback on the program.
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1 Stock-Split Stock You Shouldn't Sell During the Market Downturn, According to 100% of These Wall Street Analysts
Cybersecurity could be a major source of growth for investors as more companies migrate to the cloud.
After holding steady for the best part of the last three years, mobile internet service providers in Nigeria have started increasing the prices of their data plans, reflecting a general rise in the cost of living in the country that has affected most things from airline ticket prices to bread.
Here’s how much ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary says you need in savings right now. (Psst: It’s a lot less than Suze Orman recommends.)
Interest rates on high-yield savings accounts are the highest they’ve been in years —see the best savings account rates you may get now here — and that’s bringing a key question back into focus: How much should I be saving? For “Shark Tank” star and investment mogul Kevin O’Leary the answer is this: three months’ worth of salary in case of emergency. For her part, Suze Orman recommends 12 months of expenses (not salary) in an emergency fund right now — a number she increased from eight months of expenses as a result of the pandemic.
Lifetime annuities, a kind of do-it-yourself pension that can provide you a guaranteed income until the day you die, have suddenly become a much, much better deal. The pooled longevity risk is what makes them so useful.
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A single massive options trade fueled a 2% positive reversal in the S&P 500 on Wednesday, says Wells Fargo
The $31 million options trade included the buying of 20,000 S&P 500 calls expiring in October with a strike price of 4,500.
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Few people command the attention of Wall Street professionals and everyday investors quite like billionaire Warren Buffett. Since taking the reins of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) in 1965, the Oracle of Omaha, as he's come to be known, has created more than $615 billion in value for shareholders and generated an aggregate return on his company's Class A shares (BRK.A) of 3,641,613%. In other words, there's plenty of reason for Wall Street and investors to pay attention to what Buffett is buying, selling, and holding.
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What do a Dividend King, Dividend Aristocrat, and Dividend Contender have in common? Each of them appears capable of showering shareholders with consistently growing passive income.
‘Right now is an awesome time to invest,’ says captain of stock market ‘retail bros’ Dave Portnoy, who made $2 million trading during pandemic’s height
Outspoken Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy thinks that investors might miss opportunities to invest in the stock market if they are dominated by fear.
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Oil prices have been all over the place this year. WTI, the primary U.S. oil price benchmark, started 2022 at around $75 a barrel before rocketing over $120 a barrel following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The move could keep a floor under crude prices and potentially push them higher depending on demand and other supplies.
The Fed's reverse repo use just hit a fresh record of $2.4 trillion — why that's one of the clearest 'bad signs' for the market
The volatile market has investors playing it safe.
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And how does that compare to former Presidents Obama and Trump?
The Tesla CEO has put his $44 billion offer for Twitter back on the table. And as rich as he is, investors are worried.
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Stocks that generate 100x returns don't come around often, but when they do they can provide outsized returns for any portfolio. One stock that I think has 100x potential is Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE), the space tourism company that's had trouble getting off the ground as a public company.
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Many people think the most important metric for a growth stock is how fast its revenue is increasing. While essential to consider, what is most important is whether a company can put up consistently high revenue growth for many years. This is how stocks like Amazon and Netflix became huge winners for shareholders over the last 20 years.
Earnings prior to that year, when indexed, may be higher than your current income — everyone’s earnings record is different, naturally. Read: When should you file for Social Security? By continuing to work, each year your income will be added to your lifetime earnings summary.