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Apple is offering free keyboard repairs to MacBook and MacBook Pro customers who have been affected by certain keyboard issues. If you already paid for those repairs, Apple is issuing refunds. Apple's response has previously just been to offer advice for cleaning it, forcing affected customers
President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union-assembled cars, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports pose a national security threat. "If these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be placing a 20% Tariff on all of their cars coming into the U.S. Build them here!" Trump wrote on Twitter Friday.
The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed on Friday, as the Dow put to rest an eight-day losing streak with a boost from energy stocks, but losses in the technology space kept the Nasdaq in check. Exxon Mobil rose 2.1 percent and Chevron gained 2.0 percent, as the two biggest boosts to the
Remember how Elon Musk casually mentioned that Tesla had built a new assembly
As a result, the concept of bitcoin stocks, or companies that indirectly benefit from the rising bitcoin price, became popular. Browse the internet on this topic, and you'll inevitably find financial analysts urging their readers to invest in bitcoin's underlying blockchain technology, not in bitcoin
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has booted the disgraced blue-chip, but it may be nearing "buy" territory.
Ask auto dealers what they make of Donald Trump threatening to tax imports of European models, and they'll tell you buyers of those cars might as well throw the money saved on their tax bills out the driver-side window. "It'll have one of the most negative effects on his presidency and anything good
From top dividend kings by yield to the best five you can buy and hold forever: Here's your complete guide to this elite group of dividend growth stocks.
There's a lot to like about Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) at the moment. While KMI is still heavily leveraged, the balance sheet is improving. KMI stock looks reasonably cheap compared to peers, and plans for an increasing dividend suggest the yield could exceed 7% (against current prices) in just two years
Tesla is closing down solar panel sales and installation facilities in nine states, Reuters reports, citing current and former employees of the company's solar business as well as internal documents. The documents name 14 solar panel installation locations of what was previously SolarCity across nine states as well as a suspension of a retail partnership with Home Depot. This partnership, Tesla employees told Reuters, brought in half of the solar business' sales.
From late April to early June, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) went gangbusters. It also acquired Daraz and continued to expand the commerce business into Southeast Asia. BABA stock was soaring from $170 to $200 and up.
Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to slam huge tariffs on imported cars from the European Union, a massive new
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved
The benchmark Brent crude jumped 1.9 percent to $74.48 a barrel, following three days of declines, after OPEC agreed on Friday to raise production by around 1 million barrels per day from July for the group and its allies, according to a source. Exxon Mobil rose 2.1 percent and Chevron gained 3 percent providing the biggest boost to the S&P 500 and the Dow. A recent rally in oil prices due to an OPEC decision to restrict supply in an effort to drain global inventories, has helped S&P energy be the best performing S&P sector in the last three months.
Southwest Airlines Co. LUV is faced with a new trouble related to the April 17 flight 1380 incident. Per media reports, a group of eight passengers aboard the Southwest flight in April has filed a lawsuit against the carrier in the Supreme Court of New York. The tragic incident in April forced the carrier to make an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport due to an engine failure causing a fan blade to detach.
In total, the entire crypto market has shed half of its value since the beginning of the year, according to CoinMarketCap data. The market for cryptocurrencies has been under pressure throughout much of 2018 following a massive bull-run last year, which was triggered by the launch of bitcoin futures
Chicago, IL -June 22, 2018 - Zacks Value Trader is a podcast hosted weekly by Zacks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey Ryniec, the editor of Zacks Value Investor portfolio service, shares some of her top value investing tips and stock picks. Two stocks were recently in the news: General Electric GE and Starbucks SBUX.
Nigeria's stylish soccer kit has been one of the major stories of the 2018 soccer World Cup. Since being unveiled in February, the kit has become a fashion item and have been voted the best jersey at the World Cup. Nigeria's soccer federation claimed there were pre-orders of up to three million jerseys
A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Target Corporation TGT. Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let's take a quick look at its most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers. Target Corporation posted second straight quarter of negative earnings surprise, when it reported first-quarter fiscal 2018 results.
Value investing is always a very popular strategy, and for good reason. After all, who doesn't want to find stocks that have low PEs, solid outlooks, and decent dividends?Fortunately for investors looking for this combination, we have identified a strong
Turns out, I'm quite terrible at running away from dinosaurs. This is a thing
By Ben Blanchard and David Stanway BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese media said on Friday as Beijing kept up with its war of words with Washington while
Under FBI investigation but still worth millions
By Jess Macy Yu TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing. President Donald Trump
Asian shares slid to their lowest in six months on Friday, on signs U.S. trade battles with China and many other countries are starting to chip away at corporate profits, while oil prices were choppy ahead of an OPEC meeting to discuss raising output. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares
LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current
A Chinese company called JinkoSolar Holding Co. is now the world's largest maker of solar panels. China accounts for 70 percent of it, having long pushed its companies to pursue a growth-at-any-cost strategy.
Perhaps it is because trading stocks can often mirror the thrill of winning big at the blackjack tables, or maybe it is because Las Vegas conjures images of the world's most flashy brands and businessmen. Regardless of the reason, it is clear that gambling stocks are always among the most popular on Wall Street. Luckily for investors, now is also a great time to be buying gambling stocks, as continued Vegas strength, a great recovery in Macau, and overall international interest in gaming have led to rising share prices.
In a close decision delivered Thursday, the Supreme Court cleared the way for state and local governments to begin collecting sales taxes from online retailers and other merchants who lack a presence in a given locale. The decision could result in billions of dollars in extra tax revenues at the state and local level. The background: A 1992 court decision exempted retailers who lacked a physical presence in a state, such as catalog merchants, from paying sales taxes.
LaVar Ball and his Big Baller Brand extend their relationship with Facebook
Apple Inc. filed petitions challenging four Qualcomm Inc. patents Thursday, dragging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office into a long-running licensing dispute that already spans the globe. The two are locked in a bitter fight over the amount of royalties Apple's suppliers should pay to use Qualcomm's technology on telecommunications. A hearing in one case is under way at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, and trials are scheduled for later this year in China.
Google is a slightly different company now than it was in 2015, before Sundar Pichai took over from Larry Page to be the company's new CEO. One of the changes Pichai implemented was a simplification to the goal-setting process, known as Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow slumping for an eighth straight decline as industrials wobbled again on trade war concerns while Amazon and other online retailers weakened after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on state sales tax collection. Big U.S. manufacturers and automakers were under pressure
Stocks were under pressure again on Thursday, driving U.S. indices lower once again on the week. The Dow Jones is now flirting with its eight consecutive close lower. Is it time to shop around with some new top stock trades?Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow #1: Advanced Micro (AMD)
Tech stocks have been unpredictable at times recently, but the sector has rebounded from volatility strongly, and there is no question that tech has been the leader of the market's strong multiyear run. Finding a strong dividend-yielding tech stock might feel like searching for a golden goose, but investors should not feel too intimidated. In fact, dividend-focused investors can search for the best tech stocks by using the Zacks Stock Screener, the perfect one-stop screening tool for investors of all kinds.
Business Insider reports today that MoviePass will start charging surge prices
The stock market's strong run over the past few years brought attention to high-flying growth stocks, usually from the technology sector, that were consistently outpacing the market. REITs are companies that own, operate, or finance real estate properties that produce income, such as apartment complexes or retail locations. First of all, real estate can be a very profitable investment sector when certain economic conditions are present.
Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Coinbase has long positioned itself as a trusted trading platform among cryptocurrency enthusiasts, but a series of complaints filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission reveals
Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady's stop at Upbring New Hope Children
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida.
Mail-order weed? You betcha!
On today's episode of Free Lunch, Associate Stock Strategist Ryan McQueeney gives investors everything they need to know about the latest earnings report from Micron MU and Kroger KR. Free Lunch is the newest show from Zacks Investment Research. Free Lunch is available on YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitter, Ustream, and more.
If you start saving in a Roth IRA at age 15 rather than 25, you can double your savings by retirement with no extra work. "Individual retirement accounts, known as IRAs, are super smart places to put your money. Kobliner says young people should be taking advantage of Roth IRAs, because any earned income stored there will be taxed today rather than at withdrawal, when they're more than likely to be in a higher tax bracket.
In a five-to-four decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that states
A group of software engineers refused to work on technology that would help Google win military contracts, according to Bloomberg. This event incited others at Google to speak out against management's ambitions for working with the military. A group of Google software engineers mutinied earlier
"Shark Tank" investor and personal finance author Kevin O'Leary says that even married couples shouldn't only have joint checking accounts.
The airline cited "safety and security" of Delta employees and customers as their main motivations behind the decision. Delta Airlines added further restrictions to its updated support animal policy when it announced on Wednesday that "pit bull type dogs" will no longer be accepted
Have you been paying attention to shares of Intuit INTU? Intuit has gained 35.3% since the start of the year compared to the 9.3% move for the Computer and Technology sector and the 17.4% year-to-date return for its peer group. In its last earnings report on May 22, 2018, Intuit reported EPS of $4.82 vs.the Zacks Consensus of $4.67 while it beat the consensus revenue estimate by 2.91%.
Have you been paying attention to shares of Triple-S Management GTS? Triple-S Management has gained 67.9% since the start of the year compared to the 2.3% move for the Medical sector and the 13.7% year-to-date return for its peer group. In its last earnings report on May 8, 2018, Triple-S Management reported EPS of $0.60 vs. the Zacks Consensus of $0.24, while it beat the consensus revenue estimate by 4.93%.
Think Ford still lags Toyota and Honda on quality? At least by one measure, it's now the other way around.