• What you need to know on Wall Street today

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox.
    How UBS is trying to change the face of financial research
    For analysts at UBS, everything starts with a question.
    The bank gathers between 60,000 and 70,000 questions per year from clients. These range from the macro - such as "how will a trade war impact the global economy?" - all the way to minutely detailed questions about the price of components in computers and cars.
    Questions are then put into a database...
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  • What you need to know in advertising today

    What you need to know in advertising today

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast made its highly anticipated bid for 21st Century Fox official on Wednesday, offering $65 billion for the company, excluding the Fox News and Fox Business channels.
    The bid, $35 per share in cash, is roughly 24% higher than Disney's previous offer of $52 billion for the company's production assets and movie franchises.
    "We have long admired what the Murdoch family has built at Twenty-First Century Fox," Comcast said in a letter to 21st Century Fox's board of directors. "After our meetings last year, we came away convinced that the 21CF businesses to be sold are highly complementary...
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  • Nvidia just hit a record high

    Nvidia just hit a record high

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Shares of Nvidia climbed 1.8% Thursday morning to hit an all-time high of $267.49, surpassing their previous record set earlier in June.
    Wall Street remains optimistic on the chipmaker, with a consensus target of $277 - a roughly 4% upside.
    "We are bullish on NVDA's outlook and see the company ideally leveraged to some of the most attractive secular growth themes in semiconductors," Rick Schafer, an analyst at Oppenheimer, told clients in a note Thursday. He has a price target of $262 for the stock.
    Nvidia has risen 32% since the beginning of the year, and is one of the top-performing S&P...
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  • Nvidia just hit a record high

    Nvidia just hit a record high

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Shares of Nvidia climbed 1.8% Thursday morning to hit an all-time high of $267.49, surpassing their previous record set earlier in June.
    Wall Street remains optimistic on the chipmaker, with a consensus target of $277 - a roughly 4% upside.
    "We are bullish on NVDA's outlook and see the company ideally leveraged to some of the most attractive secular growth themes in semiconductors," Rick Schafer, an analyst at Oppenheimer, told clients in a note Thursday. He has a price target of $262 for the stock.
    Nvidia has risen 32% since the beginning of the year, and is one of the top-performing S&P...
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  • Nvidia just hit a record high

    Nvidia just hit a record high

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Shares of Nvidia climbed 1.8% Thursday morning to hit an all-time high of $267.49, surpassing their previous record set earlier in June.
    Wall Street remains optimistic on the chipmaker, with a consensus target of $277 - a roughly 4% upside.
    "We are bullish on NVDA's outlook and see the company ideally leveraged to some of the most attractive secular growth themes in semiconductors," Rick Schafer, an analyst at Oppenheimer, told clients in a note Thursday. He has a price target of $262 for the stock.
    Nvidia has risen 32% since the beginning of the year, and is one of the top-performing S&P...
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  • Despite record high confidence, Main Street businesses can't find the workers they need

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    Despite record-high confidence on Main Street, a labor shortage issue is increasingly weighing on small businesses.
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