Market too down on energy, too high on Tesla

Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC on Tuesday that investors have become too pessimistic on the energy sector and too optimistic on individual companies like Tesla. “I would say we’re in the early stages of knocking on the door of euphoria, but we’re not quite […]

How to protect yourself from tax scams this filing season

Tax season is in full swing — and that means it’s hunting time for scam artists hoping to rip off taxpayers. The Internal Revenue Service expects to receive around 150 million tax returns during this filing period, which began Jan. 27 and runs through April 15. Americans need to remain vigilant to guard against tax […]

Chip stocks dive after Apple’s coronavirus warning, led by iPhone suppliers

Apple’s suppliers and partners are getting hit hard following the iPhone maker’s revenue warning due to the coronavirus epidemic in China, underscoring fears about the financial fallout of the outbreak. Qorvo, a radio frequency chip supplier for Apple, fell 2.6% on Tuesday. Credit Suisse estimates 30% of Qorvo’s revenues come from Apple. Chip company Skyworks […]

Apple, Legg Mason, Virgin Galactic, Tesla

Sir Richard Branson stands on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of Virgin Galactic (SPCE) trading in New York, U.S., October 28, 2019. Richard Branson Virgin Galactic IPO NYSE Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Apple — Shares of the iPhone maker fell 1.8% after Apple said that […]

Stocks take a hit after Apple warning

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 165 points The slid 165.89 points, or 0.56%, close at 29,232.19. The dipped 0.29% to 3,370.29. The climbed 0.02% to 9,732.74. The major averages were under pressure for most of Tuesday’s session after a stark […]

LendingClub buys Radius Bank in first fintech takeover of a bank

LendingClub, a fintech company that pioneered personal loans made online, is buying a U.S. bank to give it access to a stable and cheaper source of funding, CNBC has learned. LendingClub is paying $185 million in cash and stock for Radius Bancorp, according to documents viewed by CNBC. Radius, a Boston-based online bank with about […]

Herbalife, Groupon, LendingClub and more

Herbalife distribution center in Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: LendingClub – Shares of the fintech company were down 1.98% in extended-hours trading after it announced plans to pay $185 million in cash and stock for Radius Bancorp, a Boston-based online bank […]

China’s after-school programs to shut down or move online

Chinese students of Fuyang No.5 Middle School study in a classroom at night for upcoming National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) on May 29, 2018 in Fuyang, China. Visual China Group | Getty Images As local governments in China delay the re-opening of schools to limit the spread of the new virus, parents and institutions are […]