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In its latest results, Disney said it added 14.4 million subscribers to Disney+ in the fiscal third quarter, bringing total subscribers to 152.1 million—higher than the 147 million analysts had expected. However, at the same time, its direct-to-consumer division, which includes the streaming units, lost more money than in previous years. According to Disney, rising production costs
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In July 2022, the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged on a seasonally adjusted basis, after a 1.3% rise June. However, the all items index has risen by 8.5% during the past 12 months. In June, the year over year (YOY) increase was 9.1%. The gasoline index fell by 7.7% percent
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There are hundreds of technical indicators traders can utilize depending on their trading style and the type of security to be traded. This article focuses on a few important technical indicators popular among options traders. Also, please note that this article assumes familiarity with options terminology and calculations involved in technical indicators. Key Takeaways RSI values
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As of today, October 18, 2021, the 10-year fixed mortgage rate is 2.41%, 10/1 ARM is 3.01% and 10/6 ARM is 4.05%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should be more representative of what customers could expect to be quoted depending on their qualifications.
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Jim Magats, former PayPal executive who is being named CEO of the startup MX Photo: Tom Cook MX, the startup competing against Plaid to help connect financial institutions and fintech players, is naming PayPal executive Jim Magats its new CEO, CNBC has learned. Magats, a nearly two-decade PayPal veteran who was most recently senior vice
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In this article CS Credit Suisse Chief Executive Thomas Gottstein addresses the Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum conference in Zurich, Switzerland, September 2, 2020. Arnd Wiegmann | Reuters Credit Suisse CEO Thomas Gottstein is about to step down from the embattled investment bank, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The Zurich-based bank will soon announce
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In this article BRK.A An Andy Warhol-like print of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett hangs outside a clothing stand during the first in-person annual meeting since 2019 of Berkshire Hathaway Inc in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. April 30, 2022. Scott Morgan | Reuters Berkshire Hathaway‘s operating profits jumped in the second quarter despite fears of slowing
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During the dotcom boom of the late 1990s, the notion of dividend investing was laughable. Back then, everything was going up in double-digit percentages, and nobody wanted to to collect a meager 2% gain from dividends. After the bull market of the 1990s ended, dividends were once again attractive.  For many investors, dividend-paying stocks have
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In a sign of continued strength in the U.S. labor market, employers added 528,000 jobs to the economy in July, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in its latest nonfarm payrolls report. Payroll growth came in more than double analysts’ expectations of 250,000. With last month’s gains, the labor market surpassed its
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U.S. equity markets rebounded this week with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 leading the gains as investors focused on more strong earnings reports and hopes that corporate profits will continue to expand in the third and fourth quarters. Those profits will be challenged by uncertainty around the delta variant and the impact it could have
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A 401(k) plan is a popular way to save for retirement, but each employer determines what to offer with their own plans. Different 401(k) plans can have different fees, matching contribution limits, and investment options. To determine whether your 401(k) is competitive, you can compare its terms and offerings with other 401(k) terms. To do
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The London Interbank Offered Rate, better known as LIBOR, was once the most important benchmark interest rate for setting the price of overnight and short-term loans that banks make to one another. This reference rate served as the foundation for other types of loans made by financial institutions including mortgages, auto loans, and financial products
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As unpleasant as chemotherapy is, infections can make it even worse. Like the “old saying” goes, if you can reduce cancer patients’ risk of sepsis, the world will beat a path to your door. Amgen Inc. (AMGN), an American multinational biopharmaceutical company, has accomplished precisely that goal and extended hundreds of thousands of lives in the
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