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Tencent wants to be foreign automakers’ go-to company for EVs in China

BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING — Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive …

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JPMorgan, Bank of America and Citi may need to cut buybacks after stress test

The biggest American banks may have to hit the brakes on capital return to shareholders because of regulators’ annual stress test, according to Morgan Stanley analysts led by Betsy Graseck. Analyst reaction to the Federal Reserve stress test results released late Thursday focused on an unexpected increase in the stress capital buffers of banks including …

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Mark Zuckerberg envisions 1 billion people in the metaverse

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the metaverse could be a considerable part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We hope to basically get to around a billion people in the metaverse doing hundreds of dollars of commerce, each buying digital goods, …

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Some big investors called the Fed-led market mayhem. Here’s where they are hiding out

Some of Wall Street’s biggest investors saw it coming. It’s turning into a week of vindication for a handful of notable investors, from Stanley Druckenmiller to David Einhorn and Paul Tudor Jones, who have long been warning about the Federal Reserve’s inability to engineer a soft landing. The S&P 500 tumbled in the a bear …

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Millionaire fear Fed can’t tame inflation and stave off recession

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 9, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters American millionaires are raising cash in response to lingering inflation fears, according to CNBC’s Millionaire Survey. Millionaires surveyed by CNBC ranked inflation as the top risk to both the economy and …

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Dow sinks sharply as Wall Street worries about drastic action from the Fed

New York CNN Business — US stocks plunged into bear market territory Monday morning as Wall Street investors grew increasingly nervous about the prospect of even more harsh medicine from the Fed to take the sting out of inflation. The Dow (UNDUE) sank 825 points, or 2.7%, and the Nasdaq fell 4.3%. The broader S&P …

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Fed will raise rates next week, but Powell remarks may matter most

The week ahead may all come down to what Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has to say at 2:30 pm ET Wednesday. Powell briefs the press following the central bank’s two-day meeting. The Fed is widely expected to raise its fed funds target rate range by a half percentage point, but hot May inflation data …

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Fed will raise raise rates next week but Powell may matter most

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting on May 04, 2022 in Washington, DC. Powell announced the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates by a half-percentage point to combat record high inflation. Win Mcnamee | Getty Images The week ahead may all come down to …

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