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California Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions
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California Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions

Adam R - November 30, 2020

California is America’s largest single-state economy. If it were a nation, it would have the world’s fifth-largest economy. With a GDP of $3.2 trillion and a labor…

Millions of Passengers Flew on US Airlines This Week
Economy
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Economy
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Millions of Passengers Flew on US Airlines This Week

Becky H - November 27, 2020

While the U.S. Airlines industry may still be months away from sustained recovery, the lead-up to Thanksgiving came with some positive signs for the big carriers and…

France Implements Digital Services Tax for Tech Companies
Business
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Business
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France Implements Digital Services Tax for Tech Companies

Lamont J - November 26, 2020

U.S. tech giants will pay more tax in Europe, with a new French law requiring a digital services tax on all transactions moving forward. Large tech companies…

Home Sales Growing at Fastest Rate in a Decade
Economy
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Economy
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Home Sales Growing at Fastest Rate in a Decade

Adam R - November 23, 2020

America’s home market has rapidly recovered since the early days of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Even while unemployment figures remain high compared to a year ago, home buying…

Three Wind Power Stocks to Watch in 2021
Business
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Business
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Three Wind Power Stocks to Watch in 2021

Lamont J - November 20, 2020

The alternative energy market is strengthening from year to year. In 2021, wind power is likely to be one of the biggest winners. Incoming President Joe Biden…

Boeing 737 MAX Has Been Cleared to Fly
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Business
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Boeing 737 MAX Has Been Cleared to Fly

Adam R - November 19, 2020

Aerospace company Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has overcome one of the biggest hurdles in its 104-year history, as news has emerged that its Boeing 737 MAX jets…

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rate Near Zero
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rate Near Zero

Becky H - November 16, 2020

Although largely overshadowed by the Presidential Election news cycle, the Federal Reserve made an important announcement last week, telling the public that it would keep short-term interest…

Disney+ is Approaching 74 Million Streaming Subscribers
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Business
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Disney+ is Approaching 74 Million Streaming Subscribers

Adam R - November 13, 2020

While it has a long way to go to challenge the dominance of Netflix in the streaming market, Disney (NYSE: DIS) is rapidly growing its platform. Disney+,…

Pfizer CEO Made $5.6 Million in Stock Sale after Vaccine Announcement
Economy
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Economy
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Pfizer CEO Made $5.6 Million in Stock Sale after Vaccine Announcement

Lamont J - November 12, 2020

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced on Monday that it has developed a Coronavirus vaccine with up to 90% efficacy in Stage 3 trials. The news reinvigorated the…

Stock Markets Seem to Support a Joe Biden Win
Economy
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Economy
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Stock Markets Seem to Support a Joe Biden Win

Adam R - November 9, 2020

Joe Biden appears to have won the U.S. Presidential Election after vote counts show the former Vice Present turning key battleground states including Pennsylvania and Georgia over…

General Motors Returned to Profitability in the Third Quarter
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Business
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General Motors Returned to Profitability in the Third Quarter

Adam R - November 6, 2020

America’s largest automaker released earnings this week, and there was plenty of good news for investors and the wider auto industry. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) returned…

Stock Markets Up Despite Election Uncertainty
Investing
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Investing
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Stock Markets Up Despite Election Uncertainty

Becky H - November 5, 2020

Even with the outcome of the Presidential Election looking uncertain on Wednesday, investors displayed confidence in the markets, with all major indexes posting gains. Benchmarks Up After…

New Coronavirus Restrictions in Europe Could Trigger a Second Recession
Economy
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Economy
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New Coronavirus Restrictions in Europe Could Trigger a Second Recession

Lamont J - November 2, 2020

After slipping into a recession earlier this year, Europe bounced back with a record third quarter. The EU saw GDP increase by 12.1% from July to September.…

Amazon Has Had its Most Profitable Year on Record
Business
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Business
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Amazon Has Had its Most Profitable Year on Record

Becky H - October 30, 2020

Despite the ongoing economic impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has had its most profitable year on record. The company released earnings data this…

Stock Market Posts Worst Losses Since June
Economy
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Economy
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Stock Market Posts Worst Losses Since June

Adam R - October 29, 2020

The stock market suffered a sharp selloff on Wednesday, with investors concerned about a resurgence in coronavirus infection numbers and the return of sweeping lockdown measures in…

Walmart Wants Exoneration For Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
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Business
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Walmart Wants Exoneration For Its Role in the Opioid Crisis

Adam R - October 26, 2020

Wholesaler and retailer Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has filed a new lawsuit asking that it be cleared of any wrongdoing in America’s opioid crisis. With threats of…

The FDA Has Approved Remdesivir as a Coronavirus Treatment
Investing
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Investing
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The FDA Has Approved Remdesivir as a Coronavirus Treatment

Becky H - October 23, 2020

While a COVID-19 vaccine may still be months away, pharmaceutical companies are pushing forward with several viable treatments. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) is ahead of the…

Lack of Stimulus Will Stifle Economic Growth
Economy
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Economy
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Lack of Stimulus Will Stifle Economic Growth

Adam R - October 22, 2020

Economists have warned that the lack of any new government stimulus will slow America’s economic recovery, putting millions of people at risk in one of the worst…

Netflix May Be Preparing to Increase Prices
Investing
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Investing
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Netflix May Be Preparing to Increase Prices

Lamont J - October 19, 2020

Streaming company Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) could be preparing to increase its subscription prices in the United States. Here’s what investors need to know about a potential…

Starbucks Will Pay Executives Based on Diversity Targets
Business
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Business
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Starbucks Will Pay Executives Based on Diversity Targets

Becky H - October 16, 2020

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is pushing to become a more diverse and inclusive company. An announcement this week has revealed that executive pay will now be linked…