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Goldman: There is a '50% chance' of a government shutdown

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Goldman Sachs says there is a "50% chance of a brief government shutdown" due to President Donald Trump's declining poll ratings.

Josh Brown: Steve Bannon exit won't fundamentally change the story in stocks

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Positions won't change based on whether "Goldman Sachs is going to win out over the Klan inside the White House," Josh Brown says.

Goldman: These 10 stocks most loved by hedge funds are crushing the market

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Goldman's "Hedge Fund VIP" list is up 19 percent this year through Aug. 14 versus the S&P 500's 12 percent return.

Chicken Soup for the Soul stock debuts on Nasdaq after crowdsourced IPO

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Chicken Soup for Soul Entertainment will begin trading Friday on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "CSSE."

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Alphabet unseats Facebook as favorite stock among hedge funds

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Google parent Alphabet recaptured its place as hedge-fund darling in the second quarter this year.

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S&P 500 stocks notch two quarters of double-digit profit gains for first time in six years

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After impressive double-digit earnings gain in the second quarter, strategists foresee additional gains.

Art Cashin: Dow would drop up to 1,000 points if multiple Trump advisors were to resign

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"Not all in one day but I think it would move there," UBS' Art Cashin says.

Wall Street strategist Tom Lee sees bitcoin surging to $6,000 next year, $25,000 by 2022

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Bitcoin has had a stellar year and one of Wall Street's top strategists thinks it can rise 40 percent more by next year.

Nike, Nvidia and other failing stocks could be signaling market shift everyone trying to forecast

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Traders are looking at momentum stocks for signs of changing market sentiment.

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Blackstone's Byron Wien: Market's 'underlying fundamentals' will outweigh a stalled Trump agenda

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Blackstone Vice Chairman Byron Wien says better-than-expected earnings are buoying Trump agenda disappointments.

As US stocks get slammed, these markets are primed for growth

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As U.S. stocks swoon, emerging markets, and one in particular, are set to take off, says BNP Paribas' Marcelo Carvalho.

Wall Street mystery solved: $100 million wrong-way bet behind Goldman's trading whiff

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Goldman's weak second-quarter trading results were partly due to a bad call on regional natural gas prices, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Foot Locker plunges 28% after sales fall way short of Street; Nike, Under Armour drop

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Foot Locker nosedive after the company's quarterly results miss expectations by a wide margin.

The investment philosophy popularized by Warren Buffett may be about to make a comeback

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Strategas tells clients that returns stemming from growth investment strategies could start to underperfom.

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By one measure, the market is now the most expensive it's been since 2003

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Some are concerned about high multiples, but others say earnings growth is somewhat justifying current valuations.

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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Friday morning

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A daily look at the morning's key financial stories.

Blue Apron's problems still 'several quarters' away from being fixed: Analyst

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Stifel says Blue Apron's operational problems "may take several quarters" to fix.

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Early movers: FL, HIBB, DE, EL, CPN, THC, CSSE, GPS, ROST & more

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Names on the move ahead of the open.

'Trump trade' can be a market headwind

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President Donald Trump may now have gotten on the market's bad side.

Two charts point to big trouble for tech stocks

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Falling earnings growth and rising valuations have portfolio manager Erin Gibbs worried about the hot sector.

Friday, Aug 18

Cramer Remix: This sell-off isn’t done, things could get uglier

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Jim Cramer made sense of the recent sell-off in the market and warned investors that the worst isn’t over.

Box CEO speaks out against Trump, says 'principles override' his company's government clients

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Jim Cramer spoke with Aaron Levie, the CEO of Box, who criticized the president's comments on a fatal Virginia protest.

Cramer rationalizes the sell-off — and says it's not happening because of Trump

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Jim Cramer reacts to the market's various explanations for Thursday's pullback.

Cramer reveals the one retailer going after Amazon's Achilles heel

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Jim Cramer says Wal-Mart is the only retailer whose suppliers give it a viable way to compete head-to-head with Amazon.

Thursday, Aug 17

Looking for bubbles? Try bitcoin and this below-the-radar trouble spot

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Two bubble areas stand out: cryptocurrencies, which are getting attention due to their meteoric price surge, and SPACs.

Your first trade for Thursday, August 17

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The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

Early movers: WMT, BABA, HSY, CSCO, LB, NTAP, NVO, URI & more

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Names on the move ahead of the open.

Cramer Remix: These stocks are in the perfect sweet spot of the market

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Jim Cramer dished out his shopping list of stocks ripe for the picking, despite turmoil in Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 16

Chinese takeovers of US companies plummet this year amid tough Trump talk

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Chinese investments in the U.S. have more than halved this year, according to Dealogic.

This market rally is on ‘borrowed time’: Strategist

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One strategist says the rally could just be on its last legs.

Cramer: The market is 'completely divorced' from Trump

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Jim Cramer also warns President Donald Trump to be careful.

Companies are buying bitcoin to pay off hackers, says top cybersecurity CEO

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Jim Cramer spoke with CyberArk's Udi Mokady to hear about how companies are getting involved with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin because of cyberattacks.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Financial stock surges after Warren Buffett adds it to his big banking bet

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought a 17.5 million share stake in Synchrony Financial, according to a regulatory filing on Monday.

David Tepper: You're nowhere near an overheated market

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The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss remarks from David Tepper, Appaloosa Management founder and president, about the stock market being relatively cheap to bonds and his market outlook.

The North Korea factor: As billions pour into money market funds, ETF investors look for safe havens

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ETF investors concerned about the North Korea–US standoff are looking at ways to reduce risk in their portfolios.

Dennis Gartman shares why he is staying away from bitcoin: 'Don't understand it'

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Bitcoin hit another record high on Monday, but commodities whiz Dennis Gartman still isn't buying.

Monday, Aug 14

Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller is betting big on the Chinese consumer

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Stanley Druckenmiller's Duquesne Capital bought a variety of Chinese consumer and tech stocks...

Investment firm VanEck calls bitcoin a 'fad,' then files for bitcoin ETF

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A leading manager of gold-related investment funds filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an exchange-traded fund to invest in bitcoin derivatives.

Danone shares climb after takeover rumors, activist investor interest

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Danone shares rose more than 6 percent on a Bloomberg report that Corvex now owns a stake of about $400 million.

Blue Apron jumps after hedge fund that pushed Whole Foods into Amazon's arms buys a stake

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The activist hedge fund took a stake in the meal-kit maker despite Amazon's disruptive deal for Whole Foods.