Month: October 2017

About half of retirees don’t need to worry about the taxation of Social Security benefits because their income is too low, according to the Congressional Budget Office. But those with more income could have a portion of their Social Security taxed as they pass certain thresholds. Social Security isn’t taxed when provisional income is less
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The consultancy group foresees retail funds, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs), to almost double by 2025 and growing investments in alternative areas, such as real estate and land, private equity and private debt. Asset managers will also be overseeing greater global retirement and pension funds, PwC said. Despite the optimistic future for wealth managers, PWC suggested
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LinkedIn also joined the sector as early as 2015, buying online education firm Lynda for $1.5 billion. Lynda has finance and technology courses, including ones that aim to help business executives implement tech into their firm. Meanwhile, South African start-up GetSmarter has capitalized on the uptrend and is the software and online campus provider for
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He may be one of Wall Street’s biggest bears, but that doesn’t mean veteran market watcher David Rosenberg isn’t finding places to put money to work. Gluskin Sheff’s chief economist and strategist is just going halfway around the globe to do it. “The one part of the world which looks very good to me right
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Apple fans may be miffed about the supply chain delays hitting the much-anticipated new iPhone X, but Apple investors don’t have much to worry about, according to a Wall Street analyst. “It’s certainly better than the alternative,” meaning lower demand, Andy Hargreaves, an analyst at KeyBanc, told CNBC’s Power Lunch on Friday. Pre-orders for Apple’s
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The news roiled pharmaceutical stocks, while Amazon shares are at all-time highs. According to Tanquilut, Amazon’s business-to-business medical device web page was posted during the same period the company was granted wholesale distribution licenses in several states. The licensure was first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. An Amazon spokesperson previously told CNBC by email
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Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom told CNBC that the company’s stock decline on Friday is a “concern” but he is still “incredibly optimistic” about the future of the business. Shares of the travel company fell Friday, one day after it reported quarterly earnings that failed to meet Wall Street’s expectations. The stock was down about 18
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Big tech stocks are already having a record day on Wall Street. Amazon, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet all reported Q3 earnings after the bell Thursday, beating Wall Street expectations and sending stocks on the rise after hours and into the start of trading Friday. Amazon surged 11 percent, Microsoft spiked 9 percent, and Alphabet
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