Month: January 2021

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavour seen docked with the International Space Station on July 1, 2020. NASA A pair of investors are joining the first fully-private flight to the International Space Station — not as financial backers, but as the passengers flying along. Houston-based start-up Axiom Space on Tuesday unveiled that real estate investor Larry Connor
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Starbucks Chief Operating Officer Rosalind Brewer will replace Stefano Pessina as CEO of Walgreens, according to The Wall Street Journal. Starbucks announced Brewer’s departure earlier Tuesday, saying she was leaving at the end of February for a CEO position at an undisclosed publicly traded company. Officials from Walgreens weren’t immediately available to comment, on the
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Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s expectations. Here’s how J&J did compared with what Wall Street expected, according to average estimates compiled by Refinitiv: Adjusted EPS: $1.86 per share versus $1.82 expected. Revenue: $22.48 billion versus $21.67 billion
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Patties of Beyond Meat Inc.’s plant-based burger Beyond Burger are cooked on a skillet. Yuriko Nakao | Getty Images Beyond Meat and PepsiCo announced Tuesday that they’ve formed a joint venture to create, produce and market snacks and drinks with plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond jumped as high as 16% in premarket trading on the
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Audrey Saracco / EyeEm If your $600 stimulus payment still hasn’t landed in your bank account, you may be wondering if you can still expect it. According to the most recent guidance from the IRS, the answer is “maybe.” Millions of second stimulus checks have been deployed in recent weeks after Congress approved the payments
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The power of the internet is bringing individual investors together to crush Wall Street hedge funds and other investment bigwigs. It’s a new trend that’s only just getting started, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday. “It’s the ‘wallstreetbets’ people.’ And they have ganged up, arguably allowed by free speech purposes, to center on a few
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Before Mark Cuban became a billionaire in 1999, he was mostly broke in his early 20s — sleeping on the floor of an apartment he shared with six others, frequently coming home to his lights turned off and having his credit cards cut. But Cuban remained motivated by the thought of retirement and financial independence. In fact, “my whole goal when I
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Passengers arrive on a flight from London amid new restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at JFK International Airport in New York, December 21, 2020. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters President Joe Biden banned most non-U.S. citizens traveling from South Africa from entering the U.S. and extended travel restrictions for Europe, the U.K.
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UC Berkeley University Health Services medical assistant Nova Rodriguez prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before administering it to fellow University Health Services staff at Tang Center near UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. Jessica Christian | San Francisco Chronicle | Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images Moderna said Monday it’s accelerating work on a
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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s plans to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a COVID-19 response event at the White House in Washington, January 21, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Newly elected President Joe Biden has a tall list of priorities in his first days in office, with stemming the pandemic
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Kacper Pempel | REUTERS Cryptocurrency-related crime fell last year to a small fraction of overall trading volume. But some targeted hacks boomed as criminals exploited people working from home during the pandemic. Last year, illicit activity made up 0.34% of all cryptocurrency transaction volume, according to a report from blockchain data firm Chainalysis. That was
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