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Moderna’s first-ever profit powered by $1.7 billion in COVID-19 vaccine sales

Moderna Inc. undefined brought in $1.7 billion in sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in the first quarter of 2021, marking the company's first significa...

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Cryptos and stocks like Nio and Tilray are crucially linked. Here’s what you need to watch, says strategist.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is set to outpace other stock market indexes at the open on Thursday, ready to recover from a more than 2% slide since the be...

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Wayfair revenue rises year-over-year but slips from Q4

Wayfair Inc. reported first-quarter net income totaling $18.2 million, or 16 cents per share, after a loss of $285.9 million, or $3.04 per share, last year. Wayfair has adopted a new accounting standard, effective Jan. 1,...

Cumulus Media upgraded to buy from neutral at B.Riley

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I have a ‘mundane’ First World problem: Should I buy a $30,000 bracelet during a global pandemic?

‘‘My husband said I should buy it.’

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What to get mom for Mother’s Day? How about more financial security?

A new survey suggests an even better gift would be offering mom more financial peace of mind --- but it’s likely there’s a dining splurge coming too.

Personalis upgraded to outperform from perform at Oppenheimer

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My ex-husband moved in. He pays $150 for cable, his only expense, and gives me the silent treatment if I ask him to pay for dinner

‘I was doing great on my own with the kids. I managed to get an apartment, pay for health insurance and even continue with my youngest son’s private school.’

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How to profit from ETFs’ quarterly changes and outsmart the stock-market algos

Buy the top stocks in an ETF shortly before it rebalances its portfolio.

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First-quarter U.S. productivity rebounds at 5.4% rate

U.S. labor productivity rose at a 5.4% annualized rate in the first quarter, the Labor Department said Thursday.

XPO Logistics stock price target raised to $161 from $136 at Deutsche Bank

Arconic stock price target raised to $48 from $38 at Deutsche Bank

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U.S. unemployment claims drop below 500,000 for first time since pandemic as hiring surges

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell below 500,000 in early May for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, pointing to an upsurge in hiring as companies race to beef up staff as the economy builds mome...

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Stocks Are Holding Steady as Jobless Claims Continue to Decline

Australian and Chinese stocks both traded lower on Thursday, as a simmering trade dispute worsened.

Kellogg shares rise after guidance raised

Kellogg Co. shares rose 3.8% in Thursday premarket trading after the food company reported earnings on Thursday that beat expectations and raised its full-year guidance. Net income totaled $368 million, or $1.07 per share...

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Why trouble may loom for stock market if Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF fails to bounce

Cathie Wood's ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund is significantly oversold and due for a bounce, but if it doesn't come the popular fund risks suffering a “waterfall” decline, says one chart watcher.

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EV and Autonomous-Vehicle Suppliers' Stocks Are On Fire. Earnings Show Why.

Aptiv and Magna International reported solid earnings Thursday, while BorgWarner's results on Wednesday zoomed past expectations..

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Federal stimulus is a ‘lifeline’ for tourist towns whacked by the corona-crisis, as scars of 2008 linger

Communities across the country are taking the lessons from the Great Recession to heart as they dig out from the financial mess left by the coronavirus pandemic.

Vista Outdoor stock jumps after bit profit and sales beats, upbeat outlook

Shares of Vista Outdoor Inc. climbed 2.6% in premarket trading Thursday, after the shooting accessories and outdoor products company reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations, as sales rose to the hig...

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Should you buy Netflix stock? The company has 2 big problems

Netflix will keep losing market share, and it can't monetize content like its rivals can.

U.S. dollar rises 0.1% to 109.27 Japanese yen

Euro up 0.3% at $1.2051

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LaMelo Ball Is Basketball’s Rookie Highlight Machine

The first-year Charlotte NBA star returns from injury and immediately reminds the sport what it was missing.

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David Swensen, Yale Endowment Chief, Dies at 67

David Swensen, the pioneering Yale University endowment chief who changed the course of institutional investing, died Wednesday evening.

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Stock Futures Wobble After Jobs Data, Earnings

Major indexes stand at or close to record highs, but some investors worry the rally that began last March has started to flag.

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U.S. Unemployment Claims Fell to 498,000 Last Week

Jobless claims fell below 500,000 last week for the first time during the Covid-19 pandemic as layoffs decline and hiring accelerates.

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Etsy, Uber, Moderna, Dogecoin, PayPal: What to Watch When the Market Opens Today

AMC Entertainment, Beyond Meat and AIG are due to report earnings.

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Lower Back Pain, Sore Necks, Hunched Shoulders: How WFH Isn’t Working for Our Bodies

A year of being out of office has us bent out of shape.

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Bud Brewer Taps U.S. Chief as New CEO

Anheuser-Busch InBev appointed the head of its North American business as its new chief executive, tapping a company veteran to reinvigorate sales growth and lead it out of the pandemic.

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Millions Are Unemployed. Why Can’t Companies Find Workers?

U.S. employers in sectors like manufacturing and restaurants aren’t finding enough people to hire, threatening to hold back the country’s economic recovery. Among the reasons potential workers are holding back: fear of get...

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German Priests Defy Pope With Public Blessings of Gay Couples

The blessings are the latest sign of how far liberal German Catholics are pushing the boundaries of the Vatican’s authority and teachings to forge a more progressive version of their church.

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With Trump Decision, Facebook’s Problems Don’t Get Any Easier

Our executive Washington editor and tech columnist discuss news that the ban of former President Donald Trump would be upheld—but would require further explanation.

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Chicken Shortage Sends Prices Soaring; Restaurants Can’t Keep Up

Spicy chicken sandwiches, hot wings and a labor crunch push poultry prices to records. Some restaurants are running out of or limiting sales of tenders, filets and wings, cutting into some of their most reliable sales.

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Moderna Turns First-Ever Profit, Boosted by Its Covid-19 Vaccine

The vaccine brought Moderna revenue of $1.73 billion in the first quarter, and Moderna expects to deliver more doses in the April-to-June period.

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Fizzy Beer Stocks Are Due for a Bar Fight in China

China’s beer drinkers are getting choosier. Will Bud remain the King of Beers?

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Solar Stocks Can Shine Despite Interest-Rate Jitters

Worries about increasing interest rates are weighing on debt-dependent residential solar stocks. Investors should focus on growth potential instead.

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Biden Plan Limits Tax Break Used by Farmers

A curb on a provision allowing landowners to defer paying capital-gains levies is criticized as another burden on agriculture.

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Pandemic Payment Habits Are Looking Sticky

After a blockbuster 2020, the biggest question mark surrounding PayPal and other digital-payment companies was whether things would return to normal in 2021. So far, there is little sign of that.

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England Didn’t Need the Super League—and the Champions League Final Is Proof

An all-English Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea reminds Europe where the superclubs live.

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KKR to Invest in Charter Next Generation, Joining Leonard Green

As part of the deal, the two private-equity firms have agreed to make all of Charter Next Generation’s roughly 1,700 employees owners of the business.

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Financial Advisers Turn From Restructuring Work as Bankruptcies Fall

Investment banks and other financial advisers are putting the business of fixing troubled companies on the back burner as financial distress stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic diminishes.

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Ant Looks to Revamp a Controversial Business Without Sparking an Outcry

Ant Group, which has pledged to get all its financial services fully regulated, is exploring ways to revamp its popular “mutual-aid” product.