Masayoshi Son: Genius or insane? Maybe neither

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son speaks in futuristic terms about his company, but the success of his late-stage VC fund is still unknown.... Read more on CNBC

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Want to invest like Warren Buffett? Here are the ins and outs of buying preferred stock

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's latest deal involves the preferred stock of Occidental Petroleum. Here's what that means and when it could be a good option for you.... Read more on CNBC

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Market will return to all-time highs with help from a group hit by the trade war, Wall Street bull Ed Yardeni predicts

Yardeni Research's Edward Yardeni recommends investing in U.S. companies with exposure to China.... Read more on CNBC

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These are the 10 most affordable vacations in the US

For parents in search of a family-friendly destination with plenty to see and do, these cities are among the least expensive of the bunch.... Read more on CNBC

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There's a hidden cost to your 401(k)

Because contributions to a 401(k) plan are made with pre-tax dollars, at some point you'll have to pay the piper (in this case, the IRS).... Read more on CNBC

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Millennials need to get off the sidelines and start investing now

Despite the many benefits of investing early and often, too many millennials sit on the sidelines because they worry about the risk of a repeat of the Great Recession of 2008.... Read more on CNBC

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From air taxis to the Batmobile: The coolest and weirdest things at France's massive tech expo

CNBC takes you through some of the coolest — and weirdest — things featured at Viva Tech 2019, one of Europe's largest tech trade shows.... Read more on CNBC

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Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead

A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.... Read more on CNBC

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The stock market fears more trade retaliation from China is coming next week

Traders are concerned there is another shoe to drop: more retaliatory measures from China, which may or may not come in the form of tariffs.... Read more on CNBC

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JP Morgan warns 3M's troubles will continue, may cut dividend 'after 37 straight years of increase'

Shares of 3M have been hit hard since the company's disappointing first-quarter earnings report.... Read more on CNBC

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Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without checking into whether the debt, or the amount owed, was accurate.... Read more on CNBC

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Short seller says Beyond Meat hype is 'beyond stupid,' places bet against the shares

"Most heavily traded retail stock on Robinhood, market cap now bigger than industry," tweeted Andrew Left.... Read more on CNBC

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China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war

China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well.... Read more on CNBC

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Bill Ackman's comeback is on fire with the hedge fund manager up nearly 40% this year

The net asset value of Pershing Square Holdings rose 36.9% in the first quarter and remains up more than 38% so far this year.... Read more on CNBC

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The wealthiest investors are ramping up on this asset

When you want to take a little risk off the table, cash is king. Members of TIGER 21, a group of more than 600 people with at least $10 million to invest, increased their allocation toward cash during the first quarter of 2019.... Read more on CNBC

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Watch out below as Tesla breaks key support, MKM analyst says

Tesla is swerving lower again Friday, and one technical analyst says the stock could have further to fall.... Read more on CNBC

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Three states, including two big ones for the 2020 election, just set new lows for unemployment

Vermont's 2.2%, Pennsylvania's 3.8% and Wisconsin's 2.8% set new lows for state unemployment rates, as indicated by records that go back to 1976.... Read more on CNBC

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If you failed that online financial quiz, relax and don't sweat your score

The internet is rife with quizzes on financial literacy. What can you really get from taking one of these self-assessments?... Read more on CNBC

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Parents are making these risky moves to send their kids to college. Here's what can go wrong

As the cost of college rises, more parents are cosigning private loans for their children's education. That move can leave them on the hook for the debt if their child struggles to repay it themselves.... Read more on CNBC

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