Semiconductor company Nvidia is scheduled to report quarterly earnings after the bell Thursday. And after introducing its eighth-generation graphics chip on Monday, the stock is up more than 32 percent year to date. Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management, a CNBC “Fast Money Halftime Report” trader, said investors will pay close attention to the chipmaker’s
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iShares National Muni Bond ETF is a low-cost index fund that offers broad exposure to  U.S. muni bonds. Here, the front of the New York Stock Exchange decorated for a promotion for iShares by BlackRock on January 20, 2016. (Photo by Richard Levine/Corbis via Getty Images) Stock market volatility has led many investors to consider
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Well-known hedge-fund managers such as David Tepper and Dan Loeb get much of the attention, but there are lower-profile stars that are performing even better and beating the market. CNBC used Symmetric.io, a top hedge-fund tracking firm, to find the best under-the-radar managers and which stocks they recently bought, according to filings. Four times a
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JD.com, China’s second largest e-commerce firm, reported a 31.2 percent rise in second-quarter revenue on Thursday, falling short of analysts’ estimates after a worse-than-expected sale season. The firm posted revenue of 122.3 billion yuan ($17.73 billion) for the quarter ended June 30, compared with analysts’ estimate of 122.7 billion yuan according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
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As companies consider moving their finance systems to the cloud, they’re presented with a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to get their arms around recent changes to corporate tax laws and regulations worldwide, according to one expert. Companies need to choose cloud ERP (enterprise resource planning) and EPM (enterprise performance management) systems built to accommodate those tax changes—and
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Shutterstock Readers who follow me on twitter or read my personal blog “Jane the Actuary” already know that I am in a sour, sour mood, due to the Pennsylvania grand jury report revealing the extent to which bishops reassigned molester-priests and committed other grievious sins, revelations that have been devastating for Catholics.  Bishops seemingly stayed
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Cisco stock rose more than 6 percent on Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, which ended on July 28. Here’s how the company performed: Earnings: 70 cents per share, excluding certain items, vs. 69 cents per share as expected by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters.
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Elon Musk’s social media outbursts could land him in some uncomfortably hot water, according to Laura Unger, a former SEC commissioner and the agency’s acting chairman under President George W. Bush. Enforcement action by the Securities and Exchange Commission is “substantially likely” against Musk, Unger told CNBC’s “Fast Money: Halftime Report” on Wednesday. The SEC
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(Photo by Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images) The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)’s special 20% individual income tax deduction for owners of pass-through businesses was always going to disproportionately benefit the wealthy. The Joint Committee on Taxation projected that half the benefits of the provisions would go to millionaires and only a small fraction would
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There’s another reason Tesla‘s faithful investors might want to scrutinize CEO Elon Musk‘s public musings on taking the company private: Shareholders would likely face a tax bill. Musk’s surprise announcement last week — which is under review for possible violations of securities laws, according to various published reports — included his hope to let shareholders
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If you want to retire among the healthiest individuals, consider heading to New Hampshire. That’s because the Granite State is home to the healthiest residents in the 65-and-over cohort, according to SeniorLiving.org’s analysis of Healthy Aging data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The federal agency’s most recent round of data is from
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2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs ActShutterstock The IRS recently released proposed reliance regulations (Proposed §1.199A) for the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s new 20% deduction on qualified business income (QBI) in pass-through entities. The proposed regulations confirm that traders eligible for trader tax status (TTS) are a service business (SSTB). Upper-income SSTB owners won’t
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s examines how accurate Social Security’s estimates of future benefits are, sequencing retirement and widow(er)’s benefits, divorced spousal benefits and benefits for adopted grandchildren in light of the family maximum and combined
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When it comes to staving off skyrocketing medical costs, having insurance is only half the battle. That’s because cost-sharing — expenses you cough up in the form of deductibles, copayments and coinsurance — has been increasing in employer plans, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. The foundation recently analyzed medical bills from large employer plans
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