A pedestrian walks by a TD Ameritrade office on November 25, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Retail trading sustained record volumes during the second quarter, as stocks roared back from the depths of the coronavirus market rout, according to quarterly reports from online brokers TD Ameritrade and Interactive Brokers.  TD Ameritrade
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Kevin O’Leary told CNBC on Tuesday the U.S. government should not establish more relief programs for businesses impacted by the coronavirus and instead allow market forces decide which companies survive.  “As a result of the pandemic and people’s changes in purchase behavior, there is a new America emerging and the only way to feel that out
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In a new series, CNBC Make It speaks to young entrepreneurs who are pivoting their businesses, or starting anew, to address some of the challenges raised by the coronavirus pandemic. The race is on to combat the coronavirus.  Since the outbreak was first identified at the start of this year, pharmaceutical giants and institutions have been
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Nearly all college students think distance learning should cost less. Very few schools agree. After most colleges and universities moved online in the spring, three-quarters of all college students were unhappy with the quality of the education they received. Now, roughly 93% of undergraduates said tuition should be lowered if classes continue remotely in the fall, according to a
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Senate and House Republicans introduced legislation that would give businesses refundable tax credits against payroll taxes to meet some of the expenses associated with reopening during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced the Healthy Workplaces Tax Credit Act on Monday to help businesses safely reopen while ensuring the safety of employees and
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The view from the top of Shanghai’s skyscraper shows Jin Mao Tower (left) and Shanghai World Financial Centre (right) on November 11, 2015 in Shanghai, China. Alexander Kaunas | Kommersant | Getty Images BEIJING — When it comes to betting on a post-coronavirus China, some of the country’s largest property developers are concentrating on a few
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Billionaire Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday the stock market’s rally from its late March coronavirus-driven low reminds him of the 1990s dot-com bubble. “In some respects it’s different because of the Fed and the liquidity they’ve introduced and the inflation for financial assets that comes with that. But on a bigger picture, it’s so
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