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The U.S. dollar sinks on investor disappointment the Federal Reserve didn't more forcefully set the stage for the eventual tapering of its bond purchases --- but the currency's prospects look much...
The technology giant is expected to keep its mega rewards program for shareholders rolling, with proceeds from a four-part bond offering on Thursday earmarked for general corporate purposes, including...
Grill companies Weber and Traeger are going public during summer outdoor cooking season. Data shows one has the financial edge
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Pfizer says immunity drops to 83% within six months in people who got its COVID-19 shot, further bolstering the company case for a booster
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The effectiveness of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot can drop to 83% within four to six months after getting the second dose of its vaccine. This is the latest indication that vaccine-induced immunity to the...
Zoom Video stock shoots up after KeyBanc analyst says it’s time to buy, as the hybrid work state is here to stay
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Shares of Zoom Video Communications Inc. shot higher in active trading Thursday, after the KeyBanc analyst Steve Enders turned bullish for the first time, as he sees the videoconferencing benefiting...
Crypto allies rally against ‘ignorant’ new tax rules in bipartisan infrastructure deal
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The Senate's bipartisan infrastructure deal includes new tax-reporting requirements on cryptocurrency and digital-asset transactions, and the industry's supporters in Washington are warning of the...
McDonald's launched its loyalty program in the U.S. earlier this month and already has 12 million members enrolled.
Which ETFs will Robinhood’s buzzy stock find itself in and when?
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Every week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
Bipartisan infrastructure deal still faces long, uncertain road
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While a bipartisan infrastructure plan is advancing in the Senate, analysts are warning that it remains on a bumpy road, with plenty of political maneuvering still ahead.
Where gold stands a year after hitting a record-high price
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Nearly a year since gold marked its highest price on record, the precious metal has little to show for it. Here's what's led to the metal's price retreat in 2021 and what it'll take to bring prices up...
Nikola electric-truck prototypes were powered by hidden wall sockets, towed into position and rolled down hills, prosecutors say
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Prosecutors said the prototypes didn’t function and were Frankenstein monsters cobbled together from parts from other vehicles.
Robinhood set to receive a lukewarm reception on Wall Street
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Robinhood Markets Inc., which has disrupted Wall Street with its no-fee trading app, is set to receive a rather lukewarm reception in its public debut
Biden expected to outline requirement for federal workers to get vaccinated or face regular tests in latest push for vaccine program
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President Joe Biden is expected to announce later Thursday a plan to require all federal employees to either get vaccinated or be subjected to regular testing, social distancing, face mask requirements...
Shell shares surge after results, driving FTSE 100 higher
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A heavy results day saw shares of Royal Dutch Shell and Anglo American climb in London, helping to boost the main index.
As CDC reverses mask policy, Apple, Costco, Walmart and others have some soul-searching to do
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The agency now recommends that people, regardless of vaccination status, wear face masks indoors again in certain situations.
A burning question to ask before buying Robinhood IPO stock — will users ‘age out’ of the app?
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The median age of a Robinhood user is 31. 'Their serious money is not with Robinhood,' says one financial adviser.
Pending home sales dip in June after surging in prior month
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Pending home sales fell 1.9% in June after a strong gain in the prior month, the National Association for Realtors reported Thursday.
The maker of Budweiser stumbled Thursday, as Anheuser-Busch InBev shares dropped as much as 8% after its profit missed analyst expectations.
U.S. jobless claims fall after hitting two-month high
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Initial jobless claims declined by 24,000 to 400,000 in the week ended July 24, the Labor Department said Thursday, retreating from a two-month high in the prior week
The U.S. grew at a blistering pace in the spring and repaired much of the damage caused by the pandemic thanks to widespread coronavirus vaccinations and a nearly full reopening of the economy.
Mastercard Inc. topped expectations with its second-quarter results Thursday amid a continued recovery in spending trends.
Gold futures on Thursday head sharply higher as investors digest reports from the World Gold Council and an update from Federal Reserve that indicated that the central bank may taper bond-buying...
Oil prices extend rise, build on 2-week high
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Oil futures rise Thursday after a weekly drawdown in U.S. inventories helped propel crude to its highest close in two weeks.
U.S. Treasury yields edge higher on Thursday as fixed-income investors prep for a report on second quarter economic growth and weekly jobless benefit claims that are expected to provide insight into...
Comcast Corp. topped earnings and revenue expectations Thursday after showing some recovery in its parks business as well as continued growth in the cable segment.
Here’s why the 10-year yield is so low, and the summer event that could change it, from Bank of America
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It's another big earnings day, with Amazon on tap later. Bank of America and its view on when 10-year rates are going up, is our call of the day.
U.S. stock futures edged higher Thursday ahead of a report on the health of the U.S. economy, as investors await the trading debut of online brokerage Robinhood Markets.