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Southwest Airlines names CEO successor

Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that Robert Jordan will succeed Gary Kelly as chief executive, effective Feb. 1, 2022. Jordan has been with the company since 1988 and has served in a number of roles including execut...

Amazon's Prime Day event kicks off the back-to-school shopping season with 600,000 backpacks and 240,000 notebooks sold

Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Day event has kicked off the back-to-school shopping season with 600,000 backpacks, 240,000 notebooks, 40,000 calculators, and 220,000 Crayola products sold. As in most years, technology was a hot ...

EA to purchase WarnerMedia's Playdemic gaming studio for $1.4 billion

Electronic Arts Inc. plans to acquire mobile-gaming studio Playdemic, which is currently owned by AT&T Inc.'s Warner Media, for $1.4 billion in cash. Playdemic, which developed the game "Golf Clash," will factor into EA'...

UPDATE: Carnival to add two ships to fleet by 2023, resumes sailings in U.S., Caribbean and Europe

Carnival Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corp. , said Wednesday it will two ships to its fleet by 2023, by taking the delivery of an Excel-class ship previously intended for its sister line AIDA Cruises that is expected to a...

Study: There were at least 17 million undiagnosed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. through July 2020

There were likely up to 17 million undiagnosed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. through July 2020, based on new research that says the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. most likely exceeded the number of reported cases. Th...

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What are the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq? | How to Invest: Ep. 4

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are indexes that measure the performance of the stock market. Here's how each is use...

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These 3 alternative income streams may boost portfolio returns

As traditional income strategies, like bonds and dividend stocks, got challenged by the pandemic, some investors turned to pass-through securities ...

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Futures

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Gold prices climb toward highest finish in a week

Gold futures climb on Wednesday, with prices heading for their highest settlement in a week, supported by a U.S. dollar that has receded from roughly 2-month highs.

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Oil higher after industry data shows drop in U.S. inventories

Oil futures rise Wednesday, with support tied in part to data from an industry group showing a large fall in U.S. crude inventories.

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Oil settles lower as OPEC+ reportedly weighs an August increase in crude output

Oil futures settle lower on Tuesday, with global benchmark Brent crude retreating from highs above $75 a barrel, on expectations that OPEC+ may decide to further boost crude production starting in August.

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Gold prices log third decline in four sessions

Gold futures log their third decline in four session on Tuesday, with commodity investors eying congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for hints on next price direction for the precious metal.

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Oil rallies to highest finish since 2018 as traders keep eye on developments in Iran

Oil futures sharply rise on Monday, sending U.S. and global benchmark crude prices to their highest finish since 2018, on expectations that talks toward restoring the Iran nuclear deal will drag on following the country's ...

Cryptocurrencies

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Bitcoin may slump below $10,000 if this technical signal is correct

Louis Navellier, the chairman and founder of fund manager Navellier & Associates, said he's identified two head-and-shoulders formations that he thinks suggest bitcoin will fall below $10,000.

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Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 34063.27 1,168 3.55%
DOGEUSD Dogecoin USD 0.24 0.0421 21.57%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 1670.40 53.81 3.33%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.64 0.0544 9.26%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 470.01 20.05 4.46%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 129.24 6.73 5.49%
XMRUSD Monero USD 215.93 6.06 2.89%