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If you want to be a market-beating investor, find two partners

The best team size is three when managing money, said Michael Mauboussin, director of research at BlueMountain Capital.

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An Amazon Alexa executive's move to Taser-maker Axon is the future of law-enforcement technology

When Axon Enterprise hired its new chief software executive from Amazon Alexa and sent him out to accompany police officers on midnight ride-alongs, it was an indicator of where the company known for Tasers and body-worn cameras is headed. The former Amazon executive will be making big bets on the technologies that Axon thinks will be critical to the future of police work.

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Robinhood joins a wave of fractional stock-trading offers to bring investing to the masses

Robinhood is joining a wave of companies letting traders buy a fraction of a share.

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Cevian's Tischendorf to leave Thyssenkrupp supervisory board

Jens Tischendorf, a partner at activist fund Cevian, will leave the supervisory board of Thyssenkrupp after his five-year term ends next month, the ailing conglomerate said on Thursday.



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Trump says U.S. and China 'very close' to trade deal as fresh tit-for-tat tariffs loom

China and the United States are in close communication on trade, officials in Beijing and Washington said, days before tit-for-tat tariffs are due to go into effect.



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U.S. offers to cancel December 15 tariffs on Chinese goods: WSJ

U.S. trade negotiators have offered to cancel a new round of tariffs on imported Chinese goods set to take effect on Sunday as part of an effort to cement a phase-one deal to de-escalate the trade relationship between the two powers, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday.



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Repo is Wall Street's big year-end worry. Why?

The $2.2 trillion repurchase agreement market - part of the inner workings of the U.S. financial system - is facing what could be another strain as the year comes to a close. That could have wider implications than just Wall Street.



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Oil rises on Trump's optimism for a deal with China

Oil prices rose on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington was "very close" to nailing down a trade deal with China and the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and struck an optimistic tone on the outlook for the economy.



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Retirement savings haven't recovered from the recession. Some say 401(k) plans are a 'disaster'

New research shows that the retirement savings rate has not returned to pre-Financial Crisis levels. And 401(k) plans, which were supposed to replace pensions, are letting some American families fall through the cracks, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

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Subaru CEO expects record U.S. sales in 2020 despite market slowdown

Subaru Corp expects its U.S. vehicle sales to rise to a record high in 2020, as demand for its SUV crossover models helps it buck the trend of slowing car sales in the Japanese automaker's biggest market.



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Apple's China iPhone shipments fall 35% in November: Credit Suisse

Apple Inc's iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35% in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish, brokerage Credit Suisse said on Thursday.



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A top Wall Street researcher found the ideal team size for a money manager to beat the market

The best team size is three when managing money, said Michael Mauboussin, director of research at BlueMountain Capital.

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These taxpayers can cash in their investments with 0% capital gains taxes

Sometimes it makes sense to offload your winning stocks or mutual funds and reap the gains. If you're really lucky, you can cash in free of taxes as well. What you should know.

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Watch out UPS. Morgan Stanley estimates Amazon is already delivering half of its packages

Amazon is already delivering about half of the packages in the U.S., Morgan Stanley estimates.

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Fintech company Bill.com surges more than 60% in market debut

Bill.com, which sells software services to small- and medium-sized business to help with payment processes, was priced at $22 per share before its market debut.

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