Month: August 2017

Then, Cramer spoke with Anil Chakravarthy, the CEO of privately-held data management company Informatica. Chakravarthy told Cramer on Thursday that even though Informatica helps integrate and bring data to companies including Amazon, Salesforce and Microsoft, it isn’t affected by competition. “We partner very well with Salesforce, with Amazon, with Azure, with Google, so we partner
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Expect discounts of about 50 percent off, on average, on a wide range of gear as retailers make room for fall merchandise, she said. From engagement rings to lingerie and even mattresses, some of this year’s deals are surprisingly sexy for shoppers looking to beat the heat. What to buy Pop the question. Engagement rings
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At times, she said, she languished in virtual detention after Guo’s staff confiscated her smartphone, computer, passport and keys and forbade her from leaving her room in his luxury apartment in the high-end London neighborhood of Belgravia. To prove her case, the woman surreptitiously met a lawyer friend in London earlier this year to give
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Experts have attributed the boost in Chinese markets to better-than-expected growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Stronger growth has been largely due to Beijing’s meddling in the markets and economy to prevent embarrassing swings ahead of a major leadership transition in the fall, experts say — but that playbook can’t be sustained. “While state buying
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Finally, Cramer spoke with Aneel Bhusri, the co-founder and CEO of human capital management software system Workday. With new clients including Citigroup, Siemens and Shell under its belt, Workday is entering a higher level of involvement with massive international companies, Bhusri said on Wednesday. “Our math is that 30 percent of the Fortune 500 has
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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC on Wednesday that U.S. economic growth does not feel like 3 percent. The 3 percent threshold is what President Donald Trump and his administration want to achieve for gross domestic product growth. The government reported on Wednesday that GDP increased at a better-than-expected 3.0 percent annual rate in the
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The amount of interest shelled out on the longer loan, however, also is higher. On the five-year loan, total interest would be $2,965. Over seven years, interest would total $4,190. Higher interest rates, of course, incur even higher amounts paid over the life of the loan. Technology has also fueled millennials’ car-purchasing habits. Online shopping
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Amazon and Microsoft announced a new partnership that will allow better integration between the tech titans’ two digital assistants. Amazon’s voice-powered digital assistant Alexa will now be able to activate Microsoft’s own assistant Cortana, and vice versa. The partnership means Amazon customers can use Alexa to access Cortana’s exclusive features such as accessing work calendars,
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The level of investor frustration is testing Goldman’s time-tested “black-box” strategy of disclosing little and letting results speak for themselves. The bank does not offer targets or forecasts, and its quarterly disclosures are much sparser than those of its peers. President and Co-Chief Operating Officer Harvey Schwartz will break that tradition at an industry conference
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Finally, Cramer erred his grievances about Monday’s after-hours trading, when panicked sellers made some trades that truly astonished the “Mad Money” host. First, traders fled the stock of Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that many have compared with Amazon. “I can’t believe I even need to spell this one out, but Alibaba’s a Chinese company,
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