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stockcam | iStock Unreleased | Getty Images Netflix shares cratered over the past three months, as concerns about slowing subscriber growth have combined with investors fearing the risks of new streaming competition from both technology and media giants. But Piper Jaffray remains unfazed, sticking by its optimistic forecast for Netflix’ stock and, in a September
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Pedestrians walk outside an E*Trade Financial office in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail brokerage firm E-Trade announced Wednesday it will drop commission fees on online U.S. stock, ETF and options trades. The move comes within a week of Interactive Brokers, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade all dropping their commission fees.
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Technology companies, which face some of the biggest tariff impacts, have been slashing expectations for third-quarter earnings at a record pace. With the kickoff to the heart of earnings season still about two weeks away, some 29 information technology sector companies have lowered their guidance, which is the biggest number since FactSet starting tracking the
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Pedestrians pass in front of a TD Ameritrade location in San Francisco, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Interactive Brokers will now make any amount of your stock trades without commission fees, threatening rival brokerage firms. Shares of retail brokerage firms TD Ameritrade, Charles Schwab, and E-Trade Financial all traded down Thursday
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Randal Quarles, vice chairman of supervision at the Federal Reserve, at the NABE Economic Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Feb. 26, 2018. Joshua Roberts Washington, D.C. — The U.S. economy is chugging along nicely even as worries over the country’s trade policy are hurting business investment, a top Federal Reserve official said Friday.
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Recent highly publicized flops by supposedly disruptive companies could be painting an unpleasant picture ahead for innovation, at least in how it’s viewed in the financial markets. Investors have turned thumbs-down on high-profile companies including WeWork, Uber and Tesla. Industries including marijuana, vaping and bitcoin all have seen big price drops following a spate of
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