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Global investor Barry Sternlicht told CNBC on Wednesday he continues to hold a cautious view on investing in China. “We’re not investors directly in China,” the chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group said in an interview on “Squawk Box.” “It’s not a China thing, so much as countries where we think the deck is stacked or we can’t
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In this article ELAN Marko Geber | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Elanco (ELAN) Business: Elanco is one of the largest global animal health pharmaceutical companies, developing and marketing products for both pet health and farm animals. It offers pet health disease prevention products, such as parasiticide and vaccine products that protect pets from worms,
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In this article SPWR Construction workers install SunPower tiles on homes in San Ramon, Calif. Robert Nickelsberg | Getty Images SunPower said Tuesday that it’s restructuring its operations in a bid to focus exclusively on the fast-growing residential solar market. The company is acquiring residential solar provider Blue Raven, while also looking to sell its
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David McDonough, founder and CEO of Commonstock Commonstock A new social network is betting that enthusiastic retail traders are here to stay and that they want more transparency than what’s offered on Reddit.  Commonstock is a social media platform for talking about trades and financial markets. It features a Twitter-like news feed, with users ranking
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Monty Rakusen | Image Source | Getty Images Company: Huntsman Corp. (HUN) Business: Huntsman Corp. is a global manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products. The company operates in four segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, and Textile Effects. The Performance Products segment manufactures amines and maleic anhydrides, including ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, glycols, ethylene dichloride,
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In this article HOOD Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Robinhood is debuting a feature that gives traders more control over digital tokens in its latest expansion in the cryptocurrency space. The newly public brokerage is testing “crypto wallets” with select clients next month, the company announced in a blog post Wednesday. The so-called wallet will
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The facade of Blue Origin’s new rocket engine factory in Huntsville, Alabama. CNBC | Michael Sheetz The U.S. Federal Court of Claims released the redacted version of the lawsuit filed in August by Jeff Bezos‘ Blue Origin against NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX over a lucrative lunar lander contract awarded earlier this year. “Historically a
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Charlie Javice, Founder/CEO of Frank, which is a college financial aid start-up. Source: JP Morgan JPMorgan Chase has acquired college planning platform Frank to deepen relationships with students and their parents, CNBC has learned exclusively. Frank is an online portal with tools that help students apply for and negotiate financial aid, enroll in online courses
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An Amazon worker delivers packages amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Denver, Colorado, April 22, 2020. Kevin Mohatt | Reuters Though the markets are off from their highs, analysts believe that several companies still have room to grow. Innovations in point-of-sale technology, acquisitions of buy now, pay later firms, and trend shifts to cloud-computing
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In this article GSBD David Zalik, founder and CEO of GreenSky. Chris Hamilton | GreenSky Goldman Sachs is acquiring digital lender GreenSky for $2.24 billion as the investment bank pushes further into consumer finance. The all-stock deal for GreenSky, called the biggest fintech platform for home improvement loans in a release announcing the transaction, is
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Acorns president David Hijirida Courtesy: Mo Osborne | Acorns Investing and savings app Acorns has hired a former Amazon executive and fintech CEO to lead day-to-day operations ahead of the start-up’s debut as a public company, CNBC has learned. The company is set to announce Wednesday that it named David Hijirida as president, according to
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Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Company: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Business: Vonage is a collection of three main businesses: (i) the legacy consumer VOIP business; (ii) Application Programing Interface (API) business, which helps companies communicate to their customers through text messaging and (iii) Cloud-based Enterprise Communication as a Service business (CaaS). Stock Market Value:
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