The best-run companies have leaders willing to take a stand on societal issues such as gun control, former Medtronic chairman and CEO Bill George told CNBC on Friday. “If your only purpose is making money, then you’re going to run into … difficulties,” said George, a senior fellow at Harvard Business School where he teaches
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Apple is the only “big five” technology company that’s not also a “top five” hedge-fund holding, according to Goldman Sachs. Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft are the most-loved stocks by hedge funds, alongside Time Warner, Goldman analysts said in a note. The note lists the 50 stocks that appear most often among the top 10
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“A lot of times, like [recently], there is a lot of cash on the sidelines and the stock market has done very well,” Dalio told CNBC Make It in January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “It almost certainly will attract in a lot because everyone’s going to say, ‘Oh the stock market
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares skyrocketed as much as 19 percent on Thursday after the company reported first quarter financial results that blasted past analysts’ expectations on top and bottom lines. Here’s how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected: EPS: 34 cents vs. 22 cents expected according to Thomson Reuters Revenue: $7.67 billion
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Iran is considering the development of its own cryptocurrency, following in the footsteps of Venezuela. Both countries are the focus of U.S. sanctions. Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, minister of Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, tweeted early Wednesday New York time that state-run Post Bank is working on developing a cryptocurrency. Tweet “In a meeting
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The Cheesecake Factory on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $57.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Calabasas Hills, California-based company said it had profit of $1.24. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 53 cents per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also
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