Three of Wall Street’s top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled late on Thursday after the companies’ quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations. Zoom Video Communications dropped 2% in extended trade, even after the videoconferencing provider’s quarterly results and full-year outlook beat analysts’ expectations. Cybersecurity company Crowdstrike tumbled 8.7% after it
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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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Donor-advised funds are becoming the prime tool of charitable giving for many Americans. The use of donor-advised funds (DAFs), also known as charitable gift funds, is likely to be more widespread primarily because of the changes to the tax rules made in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in 2017. DAFs give everyone else
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American Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane seen in Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport, Venezuela. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft’s navigation system before a flight in July, forcing crew to abort takeoff from Miami, according to an affidavit filed in federal court
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A display for facial recognition and artificial intelligence is seen on monitors at Huawei’s Bantian campus on April 26, 2019 in Shenzhen, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images China’s seemingly unfettered push into facial recognition is getting some high-level pushback. Face-swapping app Zao went viral last weekend, but it subsequently triggered a backlash from media
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Even after a significant infusion of cash, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is doing little in the way of forgiveness. Just 661 out of about 54,000 applicants, or roughly 1%, of loans have been discharged under the expanded program, a government report has found. “It’s not surprising,” said student loan expert Mark Kantrowitz. “The
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Fiduciary responsibilities can be stressful for any business administering a 401(k) plan, with investment-related responsibilities being especially daunting. One of the most difficult investment-related responsibility is ensuring participants are paying reasonable fees for their mutual funds. This can prove to be difficult to find the cheapest, yet most effective option due to the sheer amount
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Aaron Levie Dan Edblom | CNBC Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie told CNBC on Thursday that his company will take a collaborative approach to working with activist hedge fund Starboard Value, which disclosed a 7.5% stake in the cloud software provider earlier this week. “We’re very aligned with Starboard’s interests,” Levie said in an
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The National Football League was on the brink last year. Not of death, but of the type of loss of relevance that has humbled baseball and boxing over the past generation or so. Now as the NFL’s 100th season kicks off this week, there’s a sense of fresh energy. But if football’s going to make
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