Month: April 2021

The US will restrict incoming travel from India, a decision announced by the White House on Friday as the Indian government tallied another worldwide record for daily coronavirus cases with more than 400,000. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said in a statement the restrictions would begin on Tuesday. Though Psaki did not specify
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Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE April’s jobs report and a barrage of earnings news make for another busy week for markets, as the calendar rolls into May. Stocks notched solid gains in April, as REITs, consumer discretionary names and communications services companies outpaced the broader market, all more
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A suburban Chicago hospital saw its ratings raised several notches after joining forces with a better heeled system, highlighting the appeal of consolidation for independent hospitals that Moody’s Investors Service says shows no signs of slowing. Moody’s this week raised Northwest Community Healthcare’s debt rating to Aa3 from A2 after security on $220 million of
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Amazon has reported its second straight quarter of $100bn-plus sales, comfortably beating Wall Street’s targets as it continues to reap the rewards of pandemic conditions. Net sales of $108.5bn in the first three months of the year helped the company achieve a net income of $8.1bn, up by more than 220 per cent on the
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On Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row, just off Central Park, a luxury four-bedroom residence is up for sale. Featuring ten-foot ceilings, four-and-a-half bathrooms and an eat-in kitchen, the unit also includes 24-hour concierge service. The catch? Good luck finding it on the open market. The seller, whose identity was not disclosed, is soliciting offers from just a
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Popular talk show host Ellen Degeneres asked Shark Tank star Mark Cuban about cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens during the Ellen Degeneres Show which aired on Tuesday. Besides explaining cryptocurrency to Degeneres, Cuban tried to convince her to accept dogecoin in her shop. Ellen Degeneres Tries to Understand Dogecoin Shark Tank star Mark Cuban appeared on
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Alex Oh, who was named head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s vaunted enforcement division last week, abruptly resigned, an early setback for Gary Gensler’s tenure running the Wall Street regulator. The surprise move, announced Wednesday in an SEC statement, means Gensler won’t have his preferred pick leading what’s arguably the agency’s most important division.
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In this article ENPH Solaray Director Jonathan Fisk moves a solar panel at the solar power installation company’s Sydney facility. Jason Reed | Reuters Shares of Enphase Energy dipped more than 14% on Wednesday after the company warned about the ongoing impacts of the chip shortage. For the first quarter the company, which makes microinverters
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Municipals were little changed, but saw slight weakness in the short- to intermediate-range for a second day in a row Tuesday, as Treasuries were also weaker on the first of the two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting while more positive economic data came in stirring inflation concerns. Only the short- to intermediate-slope of benchmark high-grade
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Google’s parent Alphabet reported record first-quarter results on Tuesday as the pandemic kept people at home, watching YouTube and clicking on ads served up by the company. Gross revenue rose to $55.3bn, Alphabet said, up 34 per cent from $41.2bn and easily outstripping expectations of $51.6bn. Net profit rose 162 per cent to $17.9bn, versus
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday expressed some disappointment in Tesla‘s first-quarter earnings report and subsequent conference call. “I have to be somewhat critical. This was not the blowout quarter,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” describing the numbers released Monday by the electric vehicle maker as “very good” relative to certain industry peers. He
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