Month: September 2020

Microsoft Corp., one of the world’s biggest tech companies, sells personal computing devices, cloud systems and services, software and other products. Microsoft is listed on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol, MSFT. The company was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in a garage in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Five years later,
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Republican senators tried to distance themselves from Donald Trump on Wednesday morning, following the US president’s aggressive debate performance and his refusal to condemn white supremacists. In the first presidential debate on Tuesday night, Mr Trump repeatedly interrupted and spoke over Joe Biden, the Democratic challenger, in what quickly devolved into an ugly, acrimonious spectacle.
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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Sanjay Mehrota, CEO, Micron Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after-hours Tuesday: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals — The pharmaceutical company said trial data for its coronavirus antibody cocktail showed it reduced “viral levels and improved symptoms in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients.” Regeneron shares were halted in after-hours trading. Micron Technology — Micron shares rose
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U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak about the administration’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing plan in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, September 28, 2020. Carlos Barria | Reuters The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday it will not seek to enforce a subpoena for President Donald Trump‘s income tax returns until
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Joe Biden attacked Donald Trump as a clueless “clown” who was trying to take away healthcare from millions of Americans during a pandemic as the first debate between the two presidential contenders got off to a chaotic start. In the opening minutes, the two candidates sparred over the Supreme Court opening left by the death
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When most people challenge deeply ingrained wisdom about finances, they’re greeted with eye rolls. When one of the world’s most successful financial gurus is the contrarian, people listen. Such was the case with Warren Buffett’s 2013 letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors, which seemed to challenge one of the longstanding axioms about retirement planning. Buffett noted
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Two recent orders from the California Supreme Court indicate the court isn’t finished reviewing cases challenging the state’s 2013 pension reform law and the California Rule. The high court issued orders Wednesday in each of the four cases it had accepted for review, but had deferred, pending its ruling in Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Association
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Why Should You Care? Donald Trump, the nation’s 45th chief executive, is unique in his connection to the business world among U.S. presidents. Certainly, there have been presidents before him who were businessmen: both Bushes were in the oil business, Herbert Hoover was in mining, and Warren G. Harding was in the newspaper business. The
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A “catastrophic” performance since the outbreak of coronavirus has left Tiffany with “dismal” prospects for the future, according to the company that until recently wanted to buy the luxury US jeweller for $16.6bn. LVMH, the conglomerate led by the French tycoon Bernard Arnault, made the stinging attack on Tiffany and its management in a lawsuit
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Source: Goodfon Instrument The Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN) provides investors unleveraged direct exposure to corn without the need for a futures account. Therefore, the decision to invest in this fund should be made after analyzing the corn market. Seasonality The corn futures price is close to its five-year average. At that, the seasonality involves a
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The marijuana industry’s exponential growth in the last several years created numerous opportunities in the mainstream economy. But kinks in the industry, including regulatory ones, are still being worked out. To that extent, it is still nascent and needs a professionally-trained workforce to firm up its contours. Currently, there are relatively few colleges or universities
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European stocks on Monday had their best day since June, leading a global equity market rally driven by investors scooping up shares in beaten-down sectors as a choppy month draws to a close. The region-wide Euro Stoxx 600 index was 2.2 per cent higher, its best showing in three months, with German’s Dax 30 posting
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Costco (COST) – Costco reported quarterly earnings of $3.04 per share, 20 cents a share above estimates. The warehouse retailer’s revenue also beat Wall Street forecasts. Comparable-store sales rose 11.4% compared to the 7.8% consensus estimate of analysts polled by Refinitiv. Costco also
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An enforcement case announced Friday highlighted the often murky line between the various consultants working legally with municipal issuers and those who may be performing unlicensed muni advisory work. Funding the Gap LLC and its principal, Irene Carroll, agreed to settle with the SEC on charges that the company and Carroll provided municipal bond advice
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Thomson Reuters (TRI) is the worldwide market leader in financial data with a broad service range that includes publishing and expert professional advice. Its largest competitors in the publishing and information sector are Dow Jones, Bloomberg, and Pearson. About Thomson Reuters Thomson Reuters relies on industry expertise and innovative technology to deliver financial and business
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