wallstreet higher 050119 21oct20 After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

eccles building 110818 21oct20 Economic activity continued to increase across all Federal Reserve districts, according to the central bank's Beige Book report released on Wednesday. The Beige Book, a compilation of anecdotal evidence on economic conditions in the twelve Fed districts, noted the pace of economic growth characterized as slight to modest in most districts.

uscoronavirus oct21 Covid-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise, with experts expecting a rapid acceleration in about a week. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the US recorded more than 60,300 new cases on Tuesday. The national seven-day case average hit about 59,500, an increase of about 73% in five and...

wallstreet oct10 21oct20 After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

nasa oct21 NASA's Osiris-Rex robotic spacecraft briefly touched down on near-Earth asteroid Bennu's surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples that will be brought back to Earth in 2023. Bennu is currently more than 200 million miles, or 321 million kilometres, from Earth. Osiris-Rex launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in September 2016.

wallstreet aug15 21oct20 Stocks have moved moderately higher in morning trading on Wednesday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest appears somewhat subdued.

paypal bitcoin 102120 PayPal has launched a new service that will allow customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly from their PayPal account. The move is part of payments firm's plans to significantly increase cryptocurrency's utility by making it available as a funding source for purchases at its merchants worldwide.

wholefoods prime 102110 Amazon said Wednesday that free one-hour grocery pickup is now available to prime members at all U.S. Whole Foods Market locations. Previously, the prime members could pick up Whole Foods orders only at select stores.

jcpenney oct21 J.C. Penney said it is near to exiting Chapter 11 ahead of the busy December 2020 holiday season. The beleaguered retailer filed a draft asset purchase agreement towards finalization of the acquisition by Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. and Simon Property Group, Inc. They are expected to buy substantially all of J.C. Penney's retail and operating assets in a combination of cash and debt.

wallstreet1 061318 21oct20 After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 14 points.

kohls oct21 Kohl's is launching a new specialty athleisure brand, FLX, in March 2021. The new private label with offerings for both men and women will be available in select stores and online at Kohls.com. Athleisure, a style of clothing worn as athletic apparel but also suitable for casual, everyday wear, is in high demand at present with majority of people across the world are homebound amid coronavirus.

wallstreet july17 21oct20 Marginally lower U.S. index futures point to a flat to negative start for U.S. stocks Wednesday morning.

verizon oct23 21oct20 Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) said the company delivered strong third quarter results with an increased cash flow, wireless service revenue growth, and the most Fios Internet net adds since fourth 2014. The company said its performance was highlighted by increases in wireless service revenue and total...

uk dec18 21oct20 The UK government has decided to cut its planned spending review to one year from three years as the focus has shifted entirely to Covid-19 responses and supporting jobs. "The Chancellor and the Prime Minister have decided to conduct a one-year Spending Review, setting department's resource and capital budgets for 2021-22, and Devolved Administration's block grants for the same period."

amazon oct21 Amazon.com Inc is allowing some employees who is working from home amid Covid-19 crisis to extend the option until June next year. Reports citing an emailed statement said that employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021. Following the virus spread, the e-commerce giant had allowed employees to work from home until January.

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