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Motorcyclists pass a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 3, 2016. Olivia Harris | Reuters Goldman Sachs on Friday lowered its previously stated quarterly net earnings applicable to common shareholders to $197 million from $2.25 billion. The bank said in a filing it had set
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A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters Moderna reported Wednesday a fivefold increase in second-quarter revenue related to its work on a potential coronavirus vaccine.  Revenue jumped to $66.4 million during the quarter, more
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As the nation’s lawmakers debate the contents of the next pandemic stimulus bill, a group of high powered business leaders at some of the most successful companies in the country are calling on Congress to support America’s small businesses. “This is not a call for bottomless handouts,” the letter, released Monday, says. ”It’s a defining moment
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Ford Motor CEO and President Jim Hackett will unexpectedly retire in the midst of an $11 billion restructuring plan that has failed to impress Wall Street and investors. Hackett, 65, will be succeeded by his heir apparent, Jim Farley, Ford’s chief operating officer, effective Oct 1. Farley, 58, will work with Hackett on a “smooth
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Adam Jeffery | CNBC Clorox beat market estimates for quarterly net sales on Monday, as U.S. households spent more on disinfectant and other cleaning products due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which makes bleach and a wide range of household cleaning sprays and disinfectants, also said President Linda Rendle would be its chief executive officer
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The Lordstown Motors Corp. Endurance electric pickup truck is displayed during an unveiling event in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of DiamondPeak Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, jumped more than 20% during premarket trading on Monday after the company announced that it will
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Dado Ruvic | Reuters With chronic asthma, food allergies and a heart condition, Thomas Silvera does everything he can to safeguard his health, including getting vaccines. So if and when a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, he said he’s leaning toward getting that, too. But before vaccines reach the market, they go through wide-scale testing for
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In the $1 trillion stimulus proposal released by Senate Republicans on Monday — the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act — the $600 per week unemployment boost of the CARES Act, which expires Friday, would decrease to $200 per week. That’s because Republican leaders have largely said the extra $600 a week discourages people from returning to
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Alex Wong | Getty Images Amazon will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday. Here are Wall Street’s expectations for Amazon:  Earnings: $1.46 per share expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv Revenue: $81.56 billion expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv The company’s earnings will be impacted
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As Jeff Bezos defends Amazon‘s largess in front of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary on Wednesday (“Just like the world needs small companies, it also needs large ones,” his prepared remarks read), his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott has announced an update on her own efforts to dismantle the mountain of money and privilege on which
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Trading activity picked up in shares of Eastman Kodak before the company announced on Tuesday that it had been tapped by the Trump administration to manufacture drug ingredients, data from FactSet shows. On Monday, 1,645,719 shares traded hands, far surpassing Friday’s 74,893 trades, and Thursday’s 80,840 trades. Not including this week, over the last year
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