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Investing in foreign assets has proven the merits of diversification, and most individual investors take advantage of the benefits of international assets. However, unless the foreign securities have been issued in U.S. dollars, the portfolio will experience currency risk. Currency risk is the risk that one currency moves against another currency, negatively affecting an investment’s
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The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Eastman Kodak‘s disclosure about getting awarded a $765 million loan from the U.S. government to start producing drug ingredients, which sent the stock up on heavy volume ahead of the official announcement, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. On July 27, a day before Kodak, as well as President Donald
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Warren Buffett Gerry Miller | CNBC Investors are preparing for a variety of news in Berkshire Hathaway’s second-quarter earnings report this weekend, ranging from the possibility of record overall net income to weaker operating results from the conglomerate’s industrials companies. Wall Street also hopes that Berkshire, which is expected to report per-share earnings of $2.12
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Motorcyclists pass a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 3, 2016. Olivia Harris | Reuters Goldman Sachs on Friday lowered its previously stated quarterly net earnings applicable to common shareholders to $197 million from $2.25 billion. The bank said in a filing it had set
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The Monte Carlo model makes it possible for researchers from all different kinds of professions to run multiple trials, and, thus, to define all the potential outcomes of an event or a decision. In the finance industry, the decision is typically related to an investment. When combined, all of the separate trials create a probability
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Goldman Sachs is renewing its push into Wall Street’s digital future. The firm made Mathew McDermott, a managing director who ran the investment bank’s internal funding operations, its new global head of digital assets last month, CNBC has learned exclusively. The appointment means the newest face of blockchain and cryptocurrency on Wall Street isn’t a
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Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company Nikola’s entire second quarter revenue of $36,000 was related to solar installations for Executive Chairman Trevor Milton, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “During the three months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019 the Company recorded solar revenues of $0.03 million and $0.04 million,
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Senator Elizabeth Warren popularized the so-called “50/20/30 budget rule” (sometimes labeled “50-30-20”) in her book, All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan. The basic rule is to divide up after-tax income and allocate it to spend: 50% on needs, 30% on wants, and socking away 20% to savings. Here, we briefly profile this easy-to-follow
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Nikola Inc. (NKLA) shares rose more than 10% during Monday’s session after Deutsche Bank issued a short-term Buy recommendation ahead of earnings and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton’s partial update on the company’s balance sheet. Deutsche Bank analyst Emmanuel Rosner added the electric vehicle maker to the firm’s short-term “Catalyst Call Buy List” ahead of its
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Ford has tapped Jim Farley to replace Jim Hackett as chief executive as the automobile industry grapples with the development of new technologies and economic fallout from the pandemic. The management shake-up is the second this year for Ford, whose former head of its automotive division retired from the company in March with Mr Farley
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Virgin Galactic Space tourism venture Virgin Galactic announced it signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to develop an aircraft for supersonic travel, giving a first look on Monday of the coming vehicle’s design. Supersonic travel is a long-term bet for Virgin Galactic, which has been developing reusable spacecraft capable of sending people on short trips to the
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Impairment occurs when a business asset suffers a depreciation in fair market value in excess of the book value of the asset on the company’s financial statements. Under the U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, assets that are considered “impaired” must be recognized as a loss on an income statement. Key Takeaways Impairment occurs
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