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Paychex Access payroll card in Brookline, Mass. Pat Greenhouse | The Boston Globe | Getty Images Shares of Paychex dropped on Wednesday after Bank of America downgraded the stock due to its “excessive valuation” and “underwhelming fundamentals.” The bank slashed its rating for the employment services company to underperform from neutral, while keeping its 12-month
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Facebook announced its cryptocurrency, called Libra. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images The cryptocurrency industry cannot get enough of Libra, touting its ability to gain mainstream adoption which bitcoin strived to do for years. “Libra is potentially one of the most positive external tailwinds in Bitcoin in its 10-year history,” said Spencer Bogart,
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Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is paying the price for misjudging President Donald Trump‘s resolve to “bring the Chinese to their knees,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. Trump feels he has to “sacrifice Broadcom on the alter of Huawei” to humble China in trade negotiations, Cramer argued. Last year, Broadcom received about $900 million in revenue
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Actor/producer Brad Pitt accepts the PGA Visionary Award during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards last January in Los Angeles. Getty Images Hollywood star Brad Pitt, Steve Job’s widow Laurene Powell Jobs and UK-based stock-picker Neil Woodford are all reportedly investing in a little known “cold fusion company,” the Financial Times said on
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday said the biggest concern for Apple shareholders should be around what President Donald Trump does next in the U.S.-China trade war. “I actually think it’s more likely that President Trump hurts Apple more than” Chinese President Xi Jinping,  argued Cramer on “Squawk on the Street,” adding a next round of tariffs
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Since last decade, NASA has turned repeatedly to Colorado companies to produce the technology it needs to not only send astronauts on new lunar missions but also to Mars and into the depths of space. Above, the International Space Station. NASA | Getty Images National Aeronautics and Space Administration is opening the International Space Station
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The SEC this week voted to approve a financial investment reform package. Known as “Regulation Best Interest” or “Reg BI,” the package is intended to strengthen protections for investors by requiring financial advisors and in particular broker-dealers to disclose conflicts of interest. Does it provide more protection for investors than previous rules? It depends on
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