Chevron reported a 36% decline in third-quarter earnings as lower oil and natural gas prices offset an increase in production. Chevron earned $2.6 billion in the third quarter, down from $4 billion a year earlier. Both EPS and revenue missed the Street’s expectations. The stock was about 1% lower in early trading. Chevron said that
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An employee passes the Google logo. Carsten Koall/Getty Images Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much these days, but their mutual distrust of big tech stocks poses an underappreciated threat to companies like Google and Facebook, according to Goldman Sachs. And while the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission already announced investigations into
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Lump-Sum Options present questions that deserve careful consideration. Getty Recent changes by the IRS have perked up interest in companies offering lump-sums to recipients of monthly defined benefit pensions. Most recently, General Electric (GE) announced was freezing its defined benefit plan and would be offering lump-sum options to 100,000 retirees. Lumps-sums are not new: AT&T,
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Most multinationals expect that public country-by-country reporting will become a reality within the next few years — even if politicians can’t yet agree on the proposals. Getty In surveys conducted in 2018 and 2019, Deloitte (which has been tracking business reactions to base erosion and profit-shifting initiatives) found that over 75 percent of multinational respondents see public CbC
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This is the second installment in an exploratory and investigative series called “How To Do Opportunity Zones Right.” This series will highlight Opportunity Zone projects, investments, collaborations, ideas and important happenings across the country that seek to meet the original intent of the Opportunity Zone legislation. The purpose of the Opportunity Zone legislation is to
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Kevin Johnson, CEO, Starbucks Scott Mlyn | CNBC Starbucks will report earnings after the bell Wednesday. The coffee chain’s stock, valued at $100 billion, is up 29% so far this year. Here’s what analysts surveyed by Refinitiv are expecting: Earnings per share: 70 cents expected Revenue: $6.68 billion expected Global same-store sales: 3.95% Investors will be
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Metal worker Andy Mattingly operates a siphoning crucible in the pot room at Century Aluminum Company in Hawesville, Kentucky, May 14, 2019. Bryan Woolston | Reuters An update on manufacturing activity Friday could provide a much more useful picture of the economy than the October employment report, which is expected to be unusually weak due
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View from downtown Evanston Getty Just as their parents flocked to the suburbs, city-loving Millennials are doing the same yet transitioning some areas to “Hipsturbia,” a phrase revealed in the Urban Land Institute’s  (ULI) joint report with PwC, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2020. The data comes from interviews and surveys of over “2,200 real
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer reveals stocks worth buying after Thursday’s market decline. The “Mad Money” host chats with top brass of Columbia Sportswear, Smarties and Eurazeo. He explains why investors shouldn’t stress the new speculations about future interest rate cuts and ramblings about U.S.-China trade uncertainties. Thursday’s pull back is a treat to investors Bristol-Myers Squibb
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