If you're anything like us, you've already enjoyed two wonderful years with your Nintendo Switch, and there's no end to the honeymoon phase in sight. This endless supply can take a toll on the finances, though, especially when the same game is often more expensive on the Switch than it is on PCs and other consoles. The prices of games in the Nintendo eShop can vary greatly from country to country.
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded its meeting at 2 PM ET today and announced that the Federal Reserve would not raise fed fund rates. The revised dot plot—which records individual committee members' projections for where interest rates will be at year-end—indicated that the Fed will pause any further rate hikes until 2020. Nine members moved their dots to predict zero hikes in 2019, joining two members who already shared that dovish view.
Here are five of the best Dow Jones dividend stocks to buy today. Top Dow Jones Dividend Stocks: Cisco Systems (CSCO) Dividend Yield: 2.63% Dow Jones stock Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is proof that old dogs can learn new tricks and that tech's elder statesmen still have plenty of growth behind them. After being the go-to networking firm during the dotcom days, CSCO switched gears to offer more services and other products to go along with their networking equipment.
Disney CEO Bob Iger said there will be challenges ahead as the two companies integrate following the $71 billion deal's close. Many expect layoffs in the thousands to eliminate duplicate staff between Disney and Fox. Disney stands to gain key content for its upcoming streaming service through the acquisition.
AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said Wednesday that China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is making it very difficult for European carriers to drop the company from its supply chain for next-generation 5G wireless service. "If you have deployed Huawei as your 4G network, Huawei is not allowing interoperability to 5G -- meaning if you are 4G, you are stuck with Huawei for 5G," said Stephenson at a speech in Washington. The United States has been pressuring other countries to drop Huawei from their networks.
This change lagged the S&P 500's 0.29% loss on the day. This has outpaced the Medical sector's gain of 2.03% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.14% in that time. ACB will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release.
Benchmark analyst Bill Sutherland assigned a “speculative buy” recommendation on the electric vehicle maker. SOLO, the company's one-person, three-wheel, fully enclosed battery electric vehicle “has a large potential” total addressable market, since 83 percent of all cars on the highway only have one occupant, Sutherland wrote in a note. “This company is producing the car that Elon Musk wishes he were building,” ElectraMeccanica Chief Executive Officer Jerry Kroll said in an interview with Bloomberg Television earlier this year.
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This Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) was only recently able to give guidance for the quarter, and not the year. Toll Brothers builds luxury homes in the United States. It serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult and second home buyers as well as renters in urban and suburban markets.
Chip stocks have been among the market's biggest winners over the past several years. Huge demand tailwinds from the data center, cloud computing, connected device and artificial intelligence (AI) markets have converged on a limited-supply base, creating a “high demand, low supply” dynamic in the chip market wherein chip prices are soaring. Such improvements have driven huge gains in chip stocks. Chip supply won't remain subdued forever — it is already ramping to meet demand, and there are some reports out there that chip prices may have already peaked.
Levi Strauss & Co fetched a higher price than expected in its initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, selling $623.3 million in shares as the U.S. jeans maker looks to return to the stock market after 34 years as a family-owned company. The success of the IPO underscores the diverging fortunes of retail companies over the last few years. Vendors like Levi with consistently popular offerings have flourished as they reach more shoppers through online channels, while tens of thousands of brick-and-mortar stores have closed under pressure from e-commerce giants such as Amazon.com Inc.
Sector players are leaving no stone unturned as they battle for prime network coverage. Municipalities and entire nations selling their airwave rights in return for lucrative contracts with telecom giants is nothing new. Because of the 5G revolution, however, an increased number of countries are engaging in airwave auctions for the first time.
CNBC's "Power Lunch" team is joined by Richard Fisher, former Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, to discuss the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
Equity investors haven't been this upbeat before Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s numbers in years, even though analysts are calling for the biggest profit slump in more than a decade. The most valuable stock in Asia has added 3.2 percent in the past week, the best run-up prior to any release since its 2017 first-quarter update, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The Chinese Internet giant, which is only just recovering from one of its darkest periods, will report results after Thursday's close of trading in Hong Kong.
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Rakuten Inc. may soon expect its more than 17,000 employees to know how a computer compiles a program and understand the difference between a CPU and GPU (one is the brains of a PC, the other runs the graphics). Mikitani, a trailblazer in Japan's internet economy, is considering this dramatic step as his e-commerce empire faces increasing pressure from the likes of Amazon.com Inc. It's an attempt to keep the skills of employees up to date and answer the question -- do you need to know programming to work in tech? “If you're working for Toyota, for example, you know how the automobile works -- basic structure of the engine, suspension and so forth,” Mikitani told Emily Chang of Bloomberg Television.
The big headlines earlier this year about much smaller-than-average tax refunds painted a murky picture regarding the outlook for big-ticket sales for used cars, furniture, electronics and even special dinners out. If many people were to see much smaller tax refunds, after all, wouldn't car dealers and retailers see sluggish sales early this year? Tax refunds are the biggest single payday of the year for many families.
For instance, the IRS examined 0.5 percent of all individual returns for the 2017 tax year. The examination rate increased to 0.8 percent for non-business filers reporting $200,000 to $999,999 in income, and 4.4 percent for individual returns with $1 million or more in income. Once you cross that $1 million income threshold, your tax return is more complex,” Allec says.
AT&T (T) closed the most recent trading day at $30.54, moving -0.47% from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500's 0.29% loss on the day. Prior to today's trading, shares of the telecommunications company had gained 0.16% over the past month.
U.S. stocks extended declines after President Donald Trump signaled he would keep tariffs on China until it was clear the country was complying with terms of a future trade deal. The remarks were delivered to reporters at the White House before Trump left for Ohio, according to a Bloomberg News report. The Dow (^DJI) declined 0.7%, or 180.49 points, while the Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell 0.5%, or 38.84 points.
This change outpaced the S&P 500's 0.29% loss on the day. At the same time, the Dow lost 0.55%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 0.07%. This has outpaced the Consumer Discretionary sector's loss of 0.55% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.14% in that time.
Bank of America (BAC) closed the most recent trading day at $29.65, moving -0.57% from the previous trading session. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.01%. Heading into today, shares of the nation's second-largest bank had gained 2.44% over the past month, outpacing the Finance sector's gain of 1.53% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.24% in that time.
The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.29%. Heading into today, shares of the oil and natural gas company had gained 3.37% over the past month, outpacing the Oils-Energy sector's gain of 1.29% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.14% in that time. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $69.31 billion, up 1.61% from the prior-year quarter.