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After weeks of negotiating a stimulus package, Congress remains at an impasse. Although President Trump on Thursday said he would “go higher” than the $1.8 trillion he offered in his aid proposal, his administration has yet to reach an agreement with House Democrats, who recently passed a $2.2 trillion measure. Complicating matters, Senate Republicans have
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Morgan Stanley beat analysts’ estimates for third-quarter revenue and profit, fueled by better-than-expected results from the firm’s Wall Street trading operations. The bank said Thursday in a release that profit jumped 25% from a year earlier to $2.72 billion, or $1.66 per share, exceeding the $1.28 estimate of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. It generated revenue
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Coronavirus clinical trials from drug giants Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly hit a snag this week after safety monitors halted them over bad reactions from participants. J&J said Monday it paused the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate after a participant reported an “adverse event.” Less than 24 hours later, Eli Lilly said its
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A United Airlines airplane takes off at San Francisco International Airport. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday posted a wider-than-expected third quarter loss as the coronavirus pandemic continued to hammer air travel demand, but the carrier trimmed its cash burn. Here’s how United performed compared with what Wall Street
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Dillard’s department store. Source: Zereshk | Wikipedia Shares of Dillard’s gained 27% on Monday — at one point during the session jumping more than 40% — after one of Warren Buffett’s investing lieutenants disclosed a personal stake in the embattled retailer. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ted Weschler, who is an
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Billionaire tech icon and philanthropist Bill Gates says it is “inappropriate” to refer to the experimental coronavirus monoclonal-antibody treatment that President Donald Trump received earlier this month as a “cure.” “The word ‘cure’ is inappropriate, because it won’t work for everyone,” Gates said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. However, Gates
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US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, leaves after her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Democrats in the House and Republicans in the Senate expressed opposition Saturday to President Donald Trump’s $1.8 trillion coronavirus stimulus offer, further
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Stocks rose on Friday to end their best week in months as President Donald Trump signaled support for a bigger coronavirus aid package.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 161.39 points higher, or 0.6%, at 28,586.90. The S&P 500 gained climbed 0.9% to 3,477.13. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.4% to close at 11,579.94. Microsoft and Salesforce led
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Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein sees speculative elements across markets for stocks and bonds. Blankfein, a billionaire who served as Goldman’s CEO from 2006 to 2018, said Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that low interest rates were essentially creating free money for big institutional investors. After keeping rates low for years after the 2008
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Amazon plans to have 10,000 new electric delivery vans from Rivian on the road as early as 2022 and 100,000 of the vehicles on the road by 2030. Amazon/Jordan Stead Amazon is betting that, after months of conserving cash, Americans may be ready to shop again — if the price is right. The online retail giant
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President Donald Trump addresses the U.S. public after being hospitalized at Walter Reed. October 3, 2020. The White House Stock futures rose early Monday as investors brace for another volatile week with President Donald Trump’s hospitalization adding more uncertainty to the market outlook ahead of Election Day.  Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average pointed
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday downplayed the stock market decline on President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus, suggesting investors may want to consider buying on pullbacks. “I’m not saying this is much to do about nothing,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” “I am saying that people should have a buy list ready.” Stock futures were sharply
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Luke Hutchison said he signed up to a coronavirus vaccine trial because he’s “pro science” Luke Hutchison Luke Hutchison woke up in the middle of the night with chills and a fever after taking the Covid-19 booster shot in Moderna’s vaccine trial. Another coronavirus vaccine trial participant, testing Pfizer’s candidate, similarly woke up with chills, shaking so
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PepsiCo on Thursday reported its quarterly sales grew by more than 5% as consumers bought more of its Tostitos and pancake mixes. The food and beverage giant also provided an outlook for its earnings and revenue for the first time since yanking its forecast in April, when coronavirus pandemic lockdowns hit sales. Shares of the company
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With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving
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