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An artist name Theodore Tsinias who wrapped himself next to the Charging Bull to show his attention about world’s behavior amid Covid-19 pandemic in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States on May 25, 2020. Tayfun Coskin | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday night as Wall Street weighed the
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The Federal Reserve’s intention to leave interest rates alone may get sidetracked. According to Wall Street forecaster James Bianco, the backdrop is conducive for an inflation comeback that would force the Fed’s hand to tighten and upset the stock market. He sees two major factors sparking inflation: A smaller economy than last year due to
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Pfizer, BioNTech – Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said the vaccine candidate under development by the two drug makers could be ready for an Emergency Use Authorization application by late November. Separately, Pfizer and BioNTech are scaling up manufacturing capability for their experimental coronavirus vaccine,
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People wait in their cars as they line up to collect unemployment forms in Hialeah, Florida. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Millions of workers have lost their jobs — and their employer-sponsored health insurance — due to the coronavirus pandemic. But other options are available to those who lose health coverage. These include Medicaid, an
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walgreens – The pharmacy chain operator reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.02 per share, 6 cents above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. Walgreens also announced a 2.2% dividend increase. The shares added 2% in premarket trading as of 7:40 a.m. ET. Morgan Stanley – Morgan
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Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan sees evidence inflation is making a comeback. “It’s made a very clear cyclical upturn,” the Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. He shows the trend in a special chart of his U.S. future inflation gauge, a proprietary leading indicator, and core CPI. According to Achuthan, the
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Crossmark Global Investments’ Victoria Fernandez is concerned consumers may be on the verge of retreating. According to the firm’s chief market strategist, many of them have been relying heavily on savings as lawmakers tangle over another round of virus aid. She believes time is running out. “If you look at revolving credit as a percentage
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) – The medical-device and drug maker reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $2.20 per share, beating the consensus estimate of $1.98, with revenue also coming in above consensus. Johnson & Johnson said a faster-than-expected recovery in procedures using its medical devices was among
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IHT Wealth Management’s Yussef Gheriani believes now is a good time to consider adding travel plays to portfolios. Between cabin fever related to the pandemic and optimism surrounding effective coronavirus treatments, Gheriani speculates bookings will start meaningfully rising within the next couple of months. “People are going to be sitting down at home saying ‘Okay,
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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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J.P. Morgan Securities’ Colleen O’Callaghan is taking steps to protect portfolios from an economic setback. O’Callaghan warns the domino effect from coronavirus aid gridlock on Capitol Hill is the biggest risk facing Wall Street right now. As a result, she’s increasing cash exposure for her ultra-high net worth clients. “What we’ve been working to do
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