Chamath Palihapitiya speaking at the 23rd Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York City on April 23, 2018. Heidi Gutman | CNBC Online finance start-up SoFi is set to go public by merging with a blank-check company run by venture capital investor Chamath Palihapitiya, the companies announced Wednesday. The merger with Palihapitiya’s SPAC, Social Capital
Ethical violations and criminal activities in various industries have affected our economy over the past few decades, particularly in the banking, financial, and housing sectors. When it comes to financial crimes, mortgages provide ample opportunity for bad actors to steal, defraud, or cut corners. Let’s examine the complex ethical and criminal issues surrounding mortgage fraud.
Chamath Palihapitiya speaking at the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 12, 2017. David A. Grogan | CNBC Consumers have been sitting at home for months and months, and without typical things to spend money on, assets in bank accounts are growing. And that is a positive sign for stocks, according to
The New York Stock Exchange said it no longer plans to delist three Chinese telecommunications giants. In a late Monday statement, the NYSE said it dropped the plans after “further consultation with relevant regulatory authorities in connection with Office of Foreign Assets Control.” Hong Kong-listed shares of China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom rallied
The joys of self-employment are many, but so are the stressors. High among those is the need to plan for retirement entirely on your own. You are in charge of creating a satisfying quality of life post-retirement. When it comes to building that life, the earlier you start, the better. Luckily, there are several retirement
Signs of China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom are seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China, Nov. 5, 2018. Aly Song | Reuters The New York Stock Exchange will delist three Chinese telecommunication giants after all. The stock exchange will remove U.S.-traded shares
Dan Henry, CEO of Green Dot Source: Green Dot Green Dot, a fintech player that’s often overlooked compared to bigger rivals PayPal and Square, has been on a tear lately, with its stock climbing 140% last year. Still, the company’s shares have ample room to run as it launches a digital bank account for low
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, signed into law Dec. 27, 2020, marks the third round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which last ran out of funds Aug. 8, 2020. If you were unable to secure a PPP loan during the first two rounds, new funding of $284 billion will soon be up
Source: Oatly Vegan milk brand Oatly is planning a 2021 initial public offering that could raise $1 billion, sources familiar said. The company, which is backed by Blackstone, Oprah Winfrey and Natalie Portman, has hired Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse to manage the offering, sources said. Oatly’s valuation will depend on the status
Wall Street on Monday labored through a tough day to open the new trading year, which prompted CNBC’s Jim Cramer to break down the top investing themes he’ll be watching in 2021. Investors should keep secular trends in mind because they are the best ways to approach a marketwide sell-off, the “Mad Money” host said
Early gains turned into losses for U.S. equities, which were compounded when Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, blocked the House-passed plan to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000. The measure soundly passed the Democrat-controlled House on Monday, but despite President Trump’s urging and support from some Republicans, McConnell would not bring
Pedestrians walk by a T-Mobile store in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC According to some Wall Street experts, there’s still plenty of fuel left in the tank, even after the stock market closed out the year at record highs. Strategists from Goldman Sachs predict that the S&P 500 will round out 2021 at 4,300
A Kia Motors Corp. sports utility vehicle (SUV) delivers the “2021” New Year’s Eve numerals during a coast-to-coast tour in the Times Square neighborhood of New York, U.S., on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images So many questions swirl as the calendar turns — including what year has just started.
For U.S. citizens living abroad, referred to as expatriates or expats, maintaining checking and other bank accounts in the United States provides several advantages. These include the convenience of paying bills or making payments in the country and the ease of direct deposits for employment or Social Security payments. However, using these accounts while living
The slang term “trading the cable” is used by forex traders to refer to an exchange between British pounds and U.S. dollars. The word cable may refer to the exchange rate between the pound and the dollar, and may also simply refer to the British pound. Key Takeaways When the currency pair is the British
CapEx, or capital expenditure, is the amount of money a company invests in itself to secure a profititable future. For example, telecommunications giants, like Verizon and AT&T, are investing heavily in wireless network infrastructure to support the roll out of 5G. The CapEx ratio is a measure used by investors to assess the future prospects of