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April 18, 2024
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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: EBay, Tesla, Taiwan Semiconductor, Alaska Air and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing — U.S.-traded shares of the Taiwanese chipmaker fell 2.4% despite beating revenue and profit expectations in the first quarter. The company reported no structural damage from the earthquake in Taiwan earlier in April, but noted some wafers “had to be scrapped.” Most of […]

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April 18, 2024
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The latest Supreme Court decision means HR departments must play by a whole new set of rules. Here’s what every CHRO needs to know

Good morning! Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling making it easier for workers to sue employers for discrimination if they’re forced to transfer jobs within an organization. The case was brought by a police sergeant in St. Louis who alleged that she was moved to a less prestigious role because she was […]

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April 18, 2024
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3 Vanguard Funds That Can Serve as a Complete Portfolio

Investing doesn’t have to be complicated. After all, low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are passively managed have historically outperformed most professional investors and actively managed funds alike. Below is a nuts and bolts overview of three Vanguard growth ETFs that epitomize the simple, cost-efficient approach to investing and could serve as the backbone of a […]

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April 18, 2024
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Trump trial DA says ex-president violated gag order seven more times: Live updates

This story is developing. Please check back for updates. Prosecutors on Thursday accused former President Donald Trump of violating the gag order in his New York hush money trial seven more times on social media since Monday. “It’s ridiculous, it has to stop,” assistant District Attorney Chris Conroy told Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Juan Merchan […]

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April 18, 2024
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Trump trial judge boots two jurors from hush money case: Live updates

This story is developing. Please check back for updates. Judge Juan Merchan on Thursday dismissed a second juror from the New York hush money trial of Donald Trump, a setback for the jury selection process. The latest juror to be removed, a man, was questioned about the truthfulness of some of the answers he gave […]

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April 18, 2024
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The Fed’s probably going to hold rates steady for longer than expected. But even when that awaited rate cut comes, it may not be all that cathartic

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell isn’t going to cut rates just because you want him to. Seems obvious, but it bears repeating. The federal funds rate currently stands at a 23-year high, between 5.25% and 5.5%. And, as a reporter, I feel like I’ve been on rate-cut-watch for a…long time. But, coming into 2024, there […]

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April 18, 2024
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If I Could Buy Only 3 Stocks in 2024, I’d Pick These

Did you know there are literally thousands of stocks you can choose from at any given time to custom-build your perfect portfolio? For some people, that sounds like an exhausting proposition. For most of the market’s more active investors, however, picking stocks can be a lot of fun. It’s a chance to go on a […]

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April 18, 2024
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Global police agencies take down massive scam website that defrauded thousands of victims

Illustration of a cybercriminal using a computer. Seksan Mongkhonkhamsao | Moment | Getty Images A huge fraud website used by thousands of criminals to trick people into handing over personal information such as email addresses, passwords, and bank details, has been infiltrated by international police. Britain’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement Thursday that the […]

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April 18, 2024
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Alaska Airlines forecast tops estimates after loss from Boeing Max grounding

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 taxis at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on March 25, 2024 in Seattle, Washington.  Stephen Brashear | Getty Images Alaska Airlines forecast second-quarter and full-year earnings well ahead of estimates on Thursday thanks to strong travel demand, despite a first-quarter loss stemming from a midair blowout of a door plug […]

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April 18, 2024
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Ask an Advisor: I’m Hiring an Advisor to Manage My $4-5 Million Estate. Should I Choose the $8k Flat Fee Over a $35k Asset-Based Fee?

I’m nearing retirement and I’m wrestling with hiring either a flat-fee or fee-only (AUM) advisor to help with retirement planning and ongoing investment advice for an estate worth between $4-5 million. There is a big cost difference between the two: the flat fee would be about $8,000 a year, while the fee-only advisor charges about […]

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April 18, 2024
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1 Ridiculously Cheap Growth Stock Down 88% You’ll Regret Not Buying on the Dip

Fool.com contributor Parkev Tatevosian highlights one beaten-down growth stock for investors to consider. *Stock prices used were the afternoon prices of April 15, 2024. The video was published on April 17, 2024. [embedded content] Should you invest $1,000 in Snap right now? Before you buy stock in Snap, consider this: The Motley Fool Stock Advisor […]