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Wrong on GE, market-beating value investor Bill Nygren says he is sticking by tanking blue chip

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Value investor Bill Nygren shares his market views in an interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" Thursday.

Bitcoin drifts slightly lower after briefly topping $12,000

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Bitcoin was a touch lower after surging the previous day to trade above $12,000 following a sharp sell-off.

GE shares drop to 6-year low below $17


Shares of General Electric hit their lowest level since 2011 on Thursday, briefly breaking below $17.

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An overlooked, gutsy way for investors to make huge returns


Investing in five of the worst-performing stock markets around the globe has beaten international benchmarks — by a lot.

Netflix's original content will allow it to raise prices more than expected, Morgan Stanley says

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Morgan Stanley reiterates its overweight rating for Netflix shares.

Tom Lee, bitcoin's earliest and most bullish forecaster on Wall St, is even more positive after crash

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The analyst predicts the digital currency will more than double this year to $25,000.

It's a buy-the-dip story in the oil markets, says RBC's Helima Croft

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RBC's top commodity strategist says she'd buy oil on any weakness.


Comcast shares downgraded on slowing broadband growth fear, streaming competition


Nomura Instinet downgrades Comcast to neutral from buy, saying the media giant is facing several challenges.

Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Thursday morning


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

Beware the ‘black hole’ that is GE, market watcher warns

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GE has been left out of the Dow's record run. The reason is clear: GE's opaque finances, one market watcher says.


Goldman upgrades Walmart and names it one of its favorite stocks on the tax cut

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Goldman raises its rating for Walmart to buy and adds the retailer to its "Americas Conviction List."


How the government shutdown drama could impact the market

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Political risk has the potential to grip the currency market in the near term, according to one strategist.

If you want to beat S&P 500 in 2018, these 4 international ETFs may do it

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Investors added hundreds of billions to international stocks in 2017. The best way to get global growth is broad ETFs.


Cryptocurrencies edge higher with ripple bouncing back 65% after ‘severe’ sell-off

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Bitcoin and ethereum — the first and second largest cryptocurrencies by market value — appeared to stabilize after Wednesday's lows.

Thursday, Jan 18

Cramer calls Apple's $350 billion investment in the US economy a 'modern-day Marshall Plan'

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Jim Cramer interviewed Apple CEO Tim Cook after his company's pledge to contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy.

Cramer's lightning round: I prefer Disney to Twenty-First Century Fox

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Jim Cramer flew through his take on callers' favorite stocks, including an entertainment play making headlines.

Cramer remains confident on most major banks after earnings

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Jim Cramer reiterated his bullishness on J.P. Morgan, Citigroup and Bank of America after their earnings reports.

Top energy executive says natural gas industry will need $150 billion of infrastructure investment

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Jim Cramer sat down with natural gas guru Charif Souki, who shared his outlook on the future of natural gas exploration.

Wednesday, Jan 17

Stocks will pull back into February, says BTIG. Here's where to hide out

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One top technical strategist sees a more pronounced decline ahead as we near the latter half of the month.

Bitcoin tests important price level after dramatic plunge

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While bitcoin may look like it will continue to crash and burn, its chart suggests it could be trying to find at least a temporary floor.

Apple gets rare downgrade because analyst believes iPhone cycle is just 'good, not great'

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Longbow Research lowers its rating for Apple shares to neutral from buy.

Cramer's 5 cardinal rules of engagement with the bull market


Jim Cramer gave investors several key guidelines for maneuvering the bull market in beast mode.

Tuesday, Jan 16

Bitcoin is a 'pyramid scheme,' warns former Wells Fargo CEO

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Bitcoin is a 'pyramid scheme,' warns former Wells Fargo CEO, Dick Kovacevich.

When Jack Black's Polka King comes selling investments, you should run


Don't mistake affability for financial savvy — the investment seller may be a con man.

Cramer warns that a trade war with China represents the top three risks to the market


CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the major risks to the long-running bull market in U.S. stocks. It all comes down to China and the potential of a major trade war.

US stock market is a bubble, but it may not burst for awhile, says sovereign wealth fund advisor

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Komal Sri-Kumar sees a continued short-term rise in the stock market with "a much sharper fall at some point in time."