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Industries, Retail & Wholesale

As Kohl’s shares plunge, Cramer calls out CEO for glossing over why earnings missed estimates

November 19, 2019

Via: CNBC

CNBC’s Jim Cramer ripped into Kohl’s on Tuesday after the department store chain reported disappointing earnings and warned on forward guidance. “This is awful,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” as shares of Kohl’s tumbled more than 18%, on […]


Education, Industries

Expand gifted and talented education: A proposal would take city schoolchildren in exactly the wrong direction

November 19, 2019

Via: NY Daily News

Problems require solutions, and complex problems require sophisticated solutions. Consider Mayor de Blasio’s approach to struggling schools. Unlike his predecessor Mike Bloomberg, de Blasio hasn’t closed struggling schools en masse. Across the city, he has invested in wraparound social services […]


Energy, Industries

Oil struggles to build on last week’s gains

November 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures edged lower in quiet trade Monday, as bulls struggle to build on gains seen last week on rising optimism over prospects for a so-called phase one U.S.-China trade deal. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ19, -0.83% […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Others, Trading

The Trade War Cost U.S. Farmers Their China Market. A Deal Might Not Bring It Back

November 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

U.S. farmers have paid a steep price during Washington’s months-long trade war with Beijing, losing almost two-thirds of their exports to China. Now, however, there is hope as trade talks—with U.S. agriculture squarely in the center—seem to be closing in […]


Financial Services, Industries

Monetary policy should not be designed for banks, BNP Paribas chairman says

November 14, 2019

Via: CNBC

In an era of negative interest rates in Europe, monetary policy should not be geared towards appeasing the banking sector, BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre has said. Speaking to CNBC’s Annette Weisbach at the BNP Conference in London on Thursday, […]


Industries, Manufacturing

The lagging manufacturing sector may be about to rebound, according to a reliable indicator

November 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

Chip stocks may be pointing the way to a rebound in the manufacturing economy. Manufacturing activity has been contracting since the summer, according to the widely watched ISM manufacturing index, but that may be about to change. Natixis economist Joseph […]


Enterprise, Industries

Cisco earnings: results from the network-gear maker may refresh fears of a tech-spending slowdown

November 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

A disappointing forecast in August, hinting at weakness in China and corporate tech-spending, knocked Cisco Systems Inc. shares down. The question when Cisco delivers its most recent quarterly update is whether that spending trend continues. Cisco CSCO, -1.49% is seen […]


Energy, Industries

Why U.S. Miners Are Still Digging New Mines as Coal Prices Plunge

November 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

As coal prices tumble and bankruptcies rise, a few U.S. miners are still pushing ahead with plans to expand. Arch Coal Inc. and Consol Energy Inc. remain on track to open new mines to dig steelmaking, or metallurgical, coal from […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Chinese E-Commerce Giants Report Booming Singles Day Sales

November 11, 2019

Via: Time

(BEIJING) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported a total of more than $50 billion in sales on Monday in the first half of Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world’s busiest online shopping day. Singles […]


Energy, Industries

California Power Outages Hit Small Businesses—But Bolster Generator Companies

November 8, 2019

Via: Fortune

California’s power woes are making things worse for small business owners—but business is booming for the makers of backup generators. Across the state, hundreds of thousands of small businesses lost power in multi-day outages during the month of October. The […]