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johnsonjohnson april19 lgJohnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Covid-19 vaccine is expected to be back on track as early as this weekend as a decision is expected after the advisory panel meeting of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) slated on April 23, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden.
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Covid-19 Antiviral Oral Drug Found Effective In Hamster Study

MK-4482, the experimental antiviral drug for COVID-19, showed promise to prevent and treat SARS-CoV-2 infection in hamster study, according to the scientists of National Institutes of Health or NIH. The drug significantly decreased levels of virus and disease damage in the lungs of hamsters treated for SARS-CoV-2 infection. MK-4482, delivered orally, is now in Phase 2 and 3 human clinical studies.
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Prologis Boosts FY21 Outlook - Quick Facts

While reporting its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 on Monday, Prologis Inc. (PLD) raised its net earnings and core funds from operations outlook for the full-year 2021, based on the strength of its results and the market. For fiscal 2021, the company now forecasts net earnings...
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UK House Prices Hit All-Time High On Record Property Sale: Rightmove

UK house prices reached a record high in April as properties available to buy hit the lowest proportion ever recorded due to high demand, property website Rightmove said Monday. House prices increased 2.1 percent on a monthly basis in April, following a 0.8 percent rise in March. Average house prices...
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Mastercard Acquires Ekata - Quick Facts

Mastercard (MA) announced the acquisition of Ekata for $850 million. Ekata provides digital identity verification solutions that provide businesses worldwide the ability to link any digital transaction to the human behind it. Ekata is headquartered in Seattle, with offices in Amsterdam, Singapore and...
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Coinbase Becomes First US Crypto Exchange To Go Public

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global became the first cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. to become a publicly-traded company. Its Class A common stock began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "COIN" on Wednesday.The stock made its debut in the stock market by opening trading at $381, immediately valuing the exchange at nearly $100 billion.
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Stock Alert: GameStop Gains 11% As CEO Plans To Step Down

GameStop Corp. (GME) shares are rising more than 9 percent on Monday morning trade after the company said its Chief Executive Officer George Sherman will step down on July 31 or earlier upon the appointment of a successor. Currently, shares are at $172.66, up 11.61 percent from the previous close...
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Zions Bancorp Q1 21 Earnings Conference Call At 5:30 PM ET

Zions Bancorp. (ZION) will host a conference call at 5:30 PM ET on April 19, 2021, to discuss Q1 21 earnings results. To access the live webcast, log on to https://www.zionsbancorp.com/ To listen to the call, dial (253) 237-1247, Conference ID: 2659447.
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