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Don’t own the stocks of companies fending off competition

Investors have to be wary of companies that will are facing cutthroat competition in their industries, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Thursday. “Competition may be the lifeblood of capitalism, however the item will be an anathema to producing money,” the “Mad Money” host warned. “As an investor, you want to own companies with as little competition as possible.” The most ...

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Apple won’t be the only company to hit $1 trillion

Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kevin Johnson, chief executive officer of Starbucks Corp., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Starbucks can be joining forces with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to begin delivering its drinks in addition to baked goods in China, rolling out an effort to stave off competitors in addition to turn ...

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European markets higher on earnings; RBS jumps 2.8%

The pan-European Stoxx 0 was 0.6 percent higher with almost every sector inside the black supported by solid corporate results. Tech stocks led the gains, up by 1.2 percent, benefiting via the momentum surrounding Apple. The tech giant saw its market valuation hit the $1 trillion mark on Thursday — boosting the S&P along with the Nasdaq. In different corporate ...

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UK bank RBS announces first dividend in 10 years

The Royal Bank of Scotland announced Friday the intention to pay its first dividend in a decade, once its settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will be finalized. While well below the pre-crisis payout, the ability to offer a dividend to shareholders will be a milestone for the group, RBS Chief Financial Officer Ewen Stevenson said on Friday. ...

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Major hurricanes at of which point once a decade — not once a century, top insurance firm says

Swiss Re’s chief financial officer told CNBC Friday of which he expects the occurrence of multiple, powerful hurricanes to become increasingly common over the coming years. “Climate change can be in fact warming not just the Earth although also the oceans along with one of the reasons why the expectation of future hurricanes can be so high can be of ...

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All options open following Djibouti port court ruling

Djibouti Ports along with also Free Zone Authority (DPFZA) said in March the item was willing to buy out DP World’s 33 percent stake from the container terminal, nevertheless Bin Sulayem said no contact or discussion over any sale had ever been made. He said he could at This kind of point seek continued arbitration between the two parties to ...

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Papa John’s founder has ‘no confidence’ in management, including CEO 

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter said he has “no confidence” from the current management team at the pizza chain, including the CEO he handpicked as his successor, after executives forced his ouster last month over some off-colour remarks he made on a conference call. In an interview with CNBC, Schnatter said he doesn’t believe the current management team at Papa ...

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Cannabis subsidiary ‘gun-shy as s—‘

In April, Scotts set a goal of $0 million of segment income for Hawthorne by 2020. Scotts CFO Randy Coleman told investors on the call that will Scotts no longer expects Hawthorne to achieve that will goal. along with the item won’t combine Hawthorn’s results with Sunlight’s until “we provide guidance for 2019.” Scotts announced in April the item could ...

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