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Analysts say Ive was one of Apple's most important people, but they're not worried about the stock

Analysts do not see Ive's departure as a significant enough loss to adjust their ratings or price targets for Apple.

1 year ago

Fintech Investor Interview: Peggy Van De Plassche, Founding Partner, Roar VC

Roar Ventures | Peggy Van De Plassche | June 28, 2019 Intro:  NCFA Fintech Confidential spoke with some of Canada’s experienced fintech investors, on their background, how Canada has evolved, what we should be doing, advice to fintech founders and what keeps them awake at night.  This is part 2 of a 4 part series.

1 year ago

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal

Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion.



1 year ago

Apple moves Mac Pro production to China from U.S.: WSJ

Apple Inc is shifting manufacturing of its new Mac Pro computer to China from the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.



1 year ago

Retirees miss out on $3.4 trillion by claiming Social Security too early

About 57% of retirees would build more wealth over their lifetimes if they were to wait until age 70 to tap their benefits, a new report concludes.

1 year ago

Deutsche Bank considering up to 20,000 job cuts, WSJ reports

Deutsche Bank AG is considering cutting 15,000 to 20,000 jobs, or more than one in six full-time positions globally, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the discussions.



1 year ago

Wall St. modestly higher with G20 summit underway

U.S. stocks rose on Friday as shares of big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, with investors closely tracking the G20 summit where President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, could lay the groundwork to resolve a trade dispute that has weighed on global growth.



1 year ago

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans

Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health.



1 year ago

[Survey Deadline Sep 20, 2019]: ASC consults on Energizing Alberta’s Capital Market

ASC | Denise Weeres | June 27, 2019 CALGARY – June 27, 2019 – The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) today published ASC Consultation Paper 11-701 Energizing Alberta’s Capital Market. This consultation is seeking input on steps the ASC can take to foster a vibrant public and private capital market in Alberta while protecting investors. “There

1 year ago

Oil prices hold near $67 a barrel ahead of G20 talks, OPEC

Brent crude oil held near $67 a barrel on Friday ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday.



1 year ago

Boxing with giants: Italy's packing robots are not just cardboard cutouts

Amazon's new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every hour. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.



1 year ago

Learn money and investing basics in less time than an episode of The Office

These eight personal finance education videos will teach you the basics of credit, budgeting, insurance, retirement, saving, investing and taxes in less than 20 minutes.

1 year ago

The 'January Barometer' is working well this year, and pointing toward more market gains ahead

The market on average has gained 26.6% in years when it started off as strong as it did this year.

1 year ago

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut

U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month.



1 year ago

Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut

Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and signaling increased investor appetite for listings of consumer companies.



1 year ago