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After hours of marveling at the tape’s incessant march higher, CNBC’s Jim Cramer took a step back to check the market layout. “What’s driving it? … Same as always: [a] stock shortage — it’s really been acute in the industrials — 401(k) money being thrown at the market, animal spirits, a stronger consumer, tax reform,
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After hours of marveling at the tape’s incessant march higher, CNBC’s Jim Cramer took a step back to check the market layout. “What’s driving it? … Same as always: [a] stock shortage — it’s really been acute in the industrials — 401(k) money being thrown at the market, animal spirits, a stronger consumer, tax reform,
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The market rally has left RiverFront Investment Group Chief market strategist Kevin Nicholson bullish on earnings, but not complacent. Anticipating higher rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, Nicholson said RiverFront is moving investments into Europe and Asia. “We expect more volatility because last year, you had the fed raising rates from 0 to 1 percent
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Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about Apple possibly buying Netflix. The new round of speculation seems to have been kick-started by Barry Ritholtz in Bloomberg View last November. (Some skeptical takes are here and here.) Forget it. It’s too late. There’s no chance this will happen now. Here’s why. It’s too expensive —
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A pullback in the market appears likely, but it would represent a buying opportunity before stocks produce more gains, the chief technical strategist at BTIG said Thursday. On CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Katie Stockton, whose calls on the market have been very right lately, said internal measures have reached worrying levels that warrant attention. “Just in
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The Children’s Place has undergone transformations in various key areas including inventory, distribution and digital channels under President and CEO Jane Elfers. As she steers the company towards international success, Elfers told CNBC on Tuesday that the company’s digital efforts are being driven by a crucial customer demographic: millennials. “We have the dream customer. We
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Some might scoff, but even Cramer couldn’t deny that President Donald Trump’s policies have benefited business. While Trump can’t take credit for the broader global economic expansion or the fact that the economy was already improving when he took office, his deregulation efforts have moved the needle, Cramer said. “Corporations don’t fear expanding as much
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As the stock market resumed its march higher on Monday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer pinpointed the main drivers fueling the monstrous rally. “First, let’s understand: this market is largely driven not by stock-pickers, but by index funds,” the “Mad Money” host said. “That index fund money comes in automatically, every day, over the transom. Billions of
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It used to be common sense that investors couldn’t simply realize that it’s cold outside, buy shares in a “cold weather play” like Canada Goose and make money, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Friday. But in this market, Cramer has watched common-sense investing come back into the fold as a winning strategy. “Now, I’m not
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CES: Formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2018 will dominate Monday’s headlines. The stock-moving technology event will feature high-profile speakers like Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang, who will address the conference on Sunday night. “If you only read one thing about tech this year, you need to get a transcript of this speech,” Cramer
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However, in the meantime, regulators will likely try to limit speculation in cryptocurrencies. In the last several months, the SEC has become increasingly vocal in warning investors about the risks of cryptocurrencies. The commission also has suspended trading in some companies due to concerns about their claims regarding their token-related announcements. “One of the things
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