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CNBC’s Jim Cramer implored investors on Thursday not to let day-to-day market volatility frighten them out of buying shares of great long-term performers like pharmaceutical giant Merck. “Merck is exactly the kind of company that investors circle the wagons around” during difficult macroeconomic events like long-lived government shutdowns, Cramer said on “Mad Money” amid a
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The current macroeconomic environment makes it difficult for CNBC’s Jim Cramer to recommend even a best-of-breed stock like Emerson Electric, he said Wednesday after a solid trading session in the stock market. An old-line manufacturer involved in the industrial automation, fluid handling, climate control and oil and gas spaces, Emerson has been at the center
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Sometimes, no movement is good movement. In the case of the government shutdown, money manager Larry Glazer believes it’s favorable for Wall Street — at least in the short term. His reasoning: It prevents lawmakers from passing policies that could be detrimental to corporate America. “Investors like less Washington, and they realize Washington isn’t always
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In his last book, “Stay the Course,” Jack Bogle left investors and professionals a warning about a coming battle in investment management. He had been watching closely over the past few years as a growing number of academics raised questions about the size of big passive fund managers, such as Vanguard, BlackRock and State Street
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Disney isn’t launching its new streaming service until later this year, but investors are already learning the economic challenges of the business. The media company said in a filing on Friday that its investment in Hulu was the primary contributor to a $580 million loss in equity investments in the fiscal year that ended Sept.
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